Sizing up OU recruiting: 2015 WR

Sooners Illustrated continues to look at OU's offers for the 2015 class. This is a good one for OU fans when looking at wide receivers.

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 SoonersIllustrated.com in April. Instead this is examining all offers at the position and listed in order of Scout's rankings.

Wide receiver

OU went primarily for size for the 2014 class and that worked out well. OU is never out of the mix with ace recruiter Jay Norvell normally the man doing the work.

This year's class looks incredibly talented and looks like OU is going to have plenty of options. As of now, feels like Sooners are gunning for at least two at this spot for 2015.

Cedar Hill (Texas) High's DaMarkus Lodge (6-2, 188, No. 2 WR)

A five-star recruit for good reason, Lodge has separated himself a bit from the rest of the pack OU is targeting. The Sooners were able to get Lodge on campus a couple of times last year, but it would do wonders for OU to once again get him to Norman this spring. OU has a tremendous relationship with Cedar Hill coaches.

Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro's Christian Kirk (5-10, 195, No. 4 WR)

The plan for a while has been for Kirk to visit OU for the spring game next month, but we all know how things change. If that visit becomes a reality, it will be another major get for that weekend by the coaches. Offers from everywhere, it will be a long race for Kirk.

New Orleans Easton Charter's Tyron Johnson (6-2, 190, No. 6 WR)

New Orleans is such a hotbed for talent and OU is trying to make a bigger imprint there but nothing much to report in terms of OU and Johnson.

Pasadena (Calif.) Muir's Desean Holmes (5-11, 170, No. 7 WR)

OU has made a strong initial impression with Holmes, but the Sooners have their work cut out for them just like every other school in the hunt.

Columbia (Mo.) Rock Bridge's Alex Ofodile (6-3, 190, No. 8 WR)

Definitely a legitimate OU target right now. Despite his ties to Missouri, the Sooners keep creeping in with Ofodile. His offer total increases each week, but OU was able to get him to campus for its first junior day.

Damascus (Md.) High's Jalen Christian (5-10, 165, No. 20 WR)

Way back when Christian was among OU's initial offers for the class in the fall of 2012. It was a bit of a shock to learn OU has made his top 11 when he tweeted last week. A lot of work to be done here, but he's teased an OU visit before.

Aledo (Texas) High's Ryan Newsome (5-9, 170, No. 26 WR)

Fresh off his trip to OU two weeks ago, there's no doubt the Sooners are at the top or near the top for the dynamic talent. If OU can get him back to practice this spring, look out. Newsome wants to take his time, but the OU coaches are making one heck of an impression with him right now.

Allen (Texas) High's Jalen Guyton (6-1, 185, No. 42 WR)

Things have been quiet here, but Allen has been a friend to OU. Right now not much to report.

League City (Texas) Clear Falls' John Humphrey (6-0, 165, No. 64 WR)

Rated No. 64, but he certainly feels like he's in OU's short list right now. He had an incredible OU junior day visit and his family had a fantastic time. He wants to wait, but a second OU trip might be enough to have him make that leap and commit.

Lufkin (Texas) High's Keke Coutee (5-10, 170, No. 73 WR)

One of OU's first offers, the Sooners are back in the mix following his decommitment from Texas. And OU certainly hasn't forgotten about him as it is back to sending him letters once again.


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