Sizing up OU recruiting: 2015 OG/C

Week 2 of SoonersIllustrated.com looking at every OU offer, starting with offensive linemen.

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.

Interior linemen

OU is sitting pretty at this spot right now. Center doesn't seem like a great concern, but the Sooners should load up at guard.

And fortunately for Bill Bedenbaugh, he doesn't have to look very far. Not far at all. Staying within the state should find all his answers.

Keller (Texas) High's Maea Teuhema (6-5, 335, No. 2 OG)

Nothing to see here. Committed to LSU. Moving on.

Buda (Texas) Hays' Connor Lanfear (6-5, 275, No. 3 OG)

Nothing to see here. Committed to Texas A&M. Moving on.

Lawton (Okla.) High's Jalin Barnett (6-4, 290, No. 4 OG)

Yes, there is something to see here. OU is in the driver's seat for Barnett, who has made around six unofficial visits to Norman in the last year. His last visit came on junior day and there's no reason to think he won't return for either a spring practice or spring game or maybe both. No other school seems to have a realistic shot right now.

Mesquite (Texas) Horn's Connor Dyer (6-4, 275, No. 8 OG)

Some debate about whether or not Dyer is a guard or tackle. Semantics can be worked out later, what is clear is there is mutual interest here. Dyer received the offer at OU's junior day and being friends with OU signee Jonathan Alvarez is not going to hurt down the road.

Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde's Tevita Halalilo (6-3, 315, No. 9 OG)

One of OU's more recent offers, the Sooners have stepped it up with Halalilo. As the spring progresses, his stock is likely to soar and OU is in a nice early position.

Oklahoma City Casady's Josh Wariboko (6-3, 305, No. 10 OG)

Firmly committed to OU no matter how many rumors keep swirling around. Schools will keep coming for him, but Wariboko and the OU staff have a tremendous relationship. And no matter what he always seems to end up back at OU for visits. Nothing to worry about at this time.

Lancaster (Texas) High's Dominique Hearne (6-3, 290, NR)

A three-star prospect, Hearne was one of OU's first offers at the position. That was a long time ago and there hasn't been much news of any kind since then.


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