Sizing up OU recruiting: 2015 RB

OU is sitting pretty with its 2015 RB offers. See exactly who the Sooners are targeting.

You've had more than a month to digest Oklahoma's stellar Class of 2014. And with both junior days in the books, the crystal ball is starting to become a little clearer for OU's 2015 class.

It's time to look at the early offers and where OU stands. For some, it's great. For others, the door is closed and both sides have moved on.

This is not the Wish List, which will return to in April. Instead this is examining all offers at the position and listed in order of Scout's rankings.

Running back

Coming off an incredible running back class for the 2014 crop, OU continues to ride that wave of positive momentum.

Best guess sees the Sooners taking two running backs at this point, and it's incredible the variety of options OU already has at the position.

Plano (Texas) West's Sotonye Jamabo (6-1, 190, No. 1 RB)

OU continues to do everything right with Soso. It's obvious Jamabo likes the Sooners, and he recently tweeted OU, Oregon and Baylor as his current top three schools. The Sooners were also able to get Jamabo on campus for junior day, which is certainly a good sign.

Berea (Ky.) Madison Southern's Damien Harris (5-11, 198, No. 2 RB)

The one-time Michigan commit opened things back up, but nothing too much regarding the Sooners one way or another right now.

Orlando (Fla.) Timber Creek's Jacques Patrick (6-1, 210, No. 7 RB)

Offers from everywhere so definitely a marathon land his services. OU could get a visit in the spring or summer, but it doesn't seem likely at this point.

Rockwall (Texas) High's Chris Warren (6-2, 220, No. 8 RB)

Everything seemed to be lining up with OU and Warren last summer but things have been incredibly quiet ever since. OU has started looking at a lot more backs, and Warren's interest seems to have gone to other schools. Responding well from his torn ACL will help his stock across the board.

McKinney (Texas) North's Ronald Jones (6-0, 195, No. 10 RB)

The latest addition to the Scout 100, Jones has absolutely blown up in the last month. With nearly 30 offers at this point, OU seems to have a good shot and is in the short list. Like Jamabo, OU was able to get Jones to campus for the first junior day.

Tyrone (Ga.) Sandy Creek's Eric Swinney (5-10, 190, No. 18 RB)

OU has attacked in the last couple of months, but right now nothing to really report with the Sooners and Swinney.

Houston Bellaire Episcopal's Tyreik Gray (5-11, 180, No. 33 RB)

The last of the four-star running back offers, Gray made it known last week the Sooners are in his top five. That's good, but it's a testament to OU's recruiting abilities that it could seriously consider bypassing on Gray if Jones and/or Jamabo are both still in play.


Apopka (Fla.) High's Chandler Cox (6-3, 220)

One of OU's most recent offers, Cox is setting himself apart from the rest of the crowd at fullback. Obviously OU has the Apopka connection with Ty Darlington and OU is in a healthy list of suitors.

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