The OKPreps spring football season is here, and SoonersIllustrated.com is hitting the road to see the top prospects in the state of Oklahoma.
Coaches are coming from all over the country to check in with Sunderland, a Scout 300 safety prospect. Following electrifying and eye-opening camp performances, he is no longer the best kept secret in Oklahoma. A perfect combination of speed and size as well as being able to deliver the big hit, Sunderland has only begun to tap his potential. Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Ohio State seem to be the three leaders right now. All have offered but many more are still to come.
ATH Aaron McKinney
The issue with McKinney has been about his positioning going forward. His size at 6-foot-3 gives him a lot of options as to what he can do, but the question is trying to figure out what he should do. He has dabbled in offense, but it feels like his best college prospects are on the defensive side of the ball. He got on the board last week with an offer from South Dakota and will certainly see his stock rise more.
It has been a string of bad luck lately for Gatewood. Really hoping to make a splash at the Nike Football Training Combine event last month, Gatewood injured his hamstring running the 40-yard dash and couldn't fully display what he can do. Gatewood continues to get interest from a lot of regional schools but this spring and certainly this season will do a lot for his recruitment.
DL DeMikal Harrison
It's not often Midwest City defensive coordinator/recruiting coordinator Jason Sexton sticks his neck out for his players, but he has done so with Harrison. He has been a frequent visitor to OU along with Sunderland, and Sexton is convinced these two weeks are going to bring massive attention and offers in Harrison's direction. Arkansas has shown the most consistent interest.
WR Demeco Wright
The quintessential slot receiver, Wright has made himself a factor because of the speed he has shown on the camp circuit. But at 5-foot-7, he's going to have to show how that translates on the field and what he can do in live action.