OU target board coming into focus

There's still a chance for things to change, but OU's target board is pretty easy to identify at this point.

The last few weeks, as expected, have helped clear up the Oklahoma recruiting board. There is still a lot of time for stuff to happen and no doubt it certainly will.

As we stand right now OU is at 22 commits with a target number being anywhere from 25-27 depending on how the dominoes fall.

Here is a look at the top remaining OU targets based on their interest in OU and the realistic probability they end up signing with the Sooners.

Jenks (Okla.) High safety Steven Parker

OU has taken its best shot. The Sooners had a very positive official visit with Parker last week, but Texas A&M simply will not go away. The Aggies responded by sending three coaches for an in-home visit Monday. The plan is to visit Oklahoma State this weekend but not sure if it will be possible with his basketball schedule. Parker will visit Auburn the final weekend before signing day. Nothing has happened to indicate the Sooners have fallen out of favor.

New Orleans St. Augustine defensive lineman Courtney Garnett

OU is sitting pretty with Garnett following his official visit. The plan is still for Garnett to visit Tennessee this weekend and perhaps a trip to Oregon. The Sooners have done everything right with Garnett, and he was blown away by his visit. Having teammate Joseph Paul committed to the Sooners doesn't hurt OU chances, either. Expected to announce on signing day, it could happen earlier.

Fresno (Calif.) Central wide receiver Michiah Quick

The best thing to hear when a recruit visits elsewhere is they spent some time talking about another school. With that logic, OU should feel pretty good with Quick. During his USC visit last weekend, Quick talked about OU more than enough for Sooner fans to be excited. The last big battle appears to be UCLA as Quick will visit the Bruins this weekend. A top six has been listed, but it seems like it's down to OU and UCLA.

Oklahoma City Douglass defensive end Deondre Clark

Now OU plays the waiting game. The Sooners took their best shot with Clark last week on his official visit. LSU is going to respond this weekend. LSU coach Les Miles is scheduled for an in-home Thursday and then Clark is taking an official visit to Baton Rouge this weekend. Also scheduled is a trip to Arizona State next weekend, but the smart money is on this being between OU and LSU. OU best asset continues to be defensive line coach Jerry Montgomer.

West Valley City (Utah) offensive tackle Kenyon Frison

The offensive tackle search is on for OU, and Frison is clearly priority No. 1. After decommitting from Utah earlier this week, the Sooners brought the house Tuesday night with Montgomery, Bill Bedenbaugh and Jay Norvell. Frison is set to visit Nebraska this weekend and then it should be a matter of time before he picks between the Sooners, Huskers and Arizona State. ASU might have a slight lead, but Frison is somebody who has been swayed back and forth a number of times.

Indianapolis Decatur Central offensive tackle Lukayus McNeil

Officially decommitted from Louisville, it's a race between OU, Indiana and the Cardinals as new coach Bobby Petrino has helped put Louisville back in the picture. McNeil took an official visit to OU last month but had an outstanding official visit to Indiana last weekend. Bob Stoops made an in-home visit last week, but OU seems like it's in an uphill climb at this point.

Other names to watch: OL Ty Barrett; OL LaDarius Kidd.

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