Havili not visiting OU this weekend

OU was expected to host Utah defensive tackle commit Allan Havili this weekend. But now it looks like the trip is off.

Oklahoma will not get an official visit from Utah three-star defensive tackle commit Allan Havili. They won't get it this weekend, and they won't be in consideration going forward.

Havili, from Tooele (Utah) Stansbury, texted Thursday night saying OU will not fly him out this weekend for his expected visit.

Earlier this week SoonersIllustrated.com spoke with Havili who said all that was left was for his OU trip to be finalized by OU defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery. The visit was first talked about in the summer and had been tentatively set for the last three months.

It seemed like a mere formality, but Havili said Thursday everything is off.

"They are not in the picture anymore," Havili said. "My commitment to Utah is 100 percent solid."

Havili was excited about the chance to see OU and get to know the players and coaches. He got to know Montgomery during the summer and said Montgomery was the biggest reason he was visiting OU.

He made an official visit to Wisconsin earlier this month where he realized the Badgers were not the school for him.

"It's down to Utah and OU," said Havili on Monday night. "My commitment is solid, but at the same time, I want to see what OU has to offer."

OU seemed to be in a great spot as OU was in the final two despite having not even seen the campus. But it appears the Sooners are going in another direction. Havili was certainly open toward the idea of playing for the crimson and cream.

"Everybody gets homesick," said Havili on Monday. "I would hate to leave my family, but if OU was the best choice, I wouldn't hesitate. I've had a lot of cousins and friends that have seen games at OU and in the Big 12, and they say the stadium is just crazy loud. I'm super excited."

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