Montgomery soaking it all in

OU continues to keep tabs on Texas Tech commit Mildren Montgomery, who is open to listening to other schools.

He came to Oklahoma on Saturday as an invited unofficial visitor by the Sooners. He also came to OU as a Texas Tech commitment.

Conflict of interest? Not so much if you ask Oklahoma City Douglass offensive tackle Mildren Montgomery, a three-star prospect who committed to the Red Raiders in the summer.

Though solid with Tech since his pledge, the Sooners haven't forgotten about him. He camped at OU in June and also made an unofficial visit to campus for the first home game this season.

At the time, Montgomery said he was hopeful for an OU offer, and then he was going to let the recruiting process take care of itself.

Several weeks later Montgomery is still waiting for an offer from the Sooners, but he understands the process.

"I'm not confused at all," Montgomery said. "I understand what they're doing. I get the recruiting process."

Montgomery wasn't on anybody's radar following his junior season, but he played his way into the recruiting mix at summer camps and with the development of his body.

Texas Tech reached out first, but it wasn't too long until OU offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh got into the mix as well.

Montgomery said he is in constant contact with Bedenbaugh even though he wasn't able to talk with Bedenbaugh.

As for the game, Montgomery said he had a great time watching OU in a 38-30 crazy victory against previously undefeated Tech.

"Being able to get out with my mom and seeing everything was great," Montgomery said. "It was the best game I've seen in person, but it wasn't strange at all even though they're both recruiting me."

Montgomery said he hasn't set up any official visits yet and added his relationship with the Red Raiders coaching staff is great. He has no problems with Tech, but he does want to take as many visits as possible.

He said Iowa State has offered, while schools such as Missouri and Arkansas continue to show consistent interest.


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