OU camp: Top offensive performers

A look back at the top offensive performers who came to Norman last weekend.

Came into the weekend of Oklahoma's camp expecting there to be a lot of talk about quarterbacks. It absolutely turned out that way.

Following a fun three days at OU, here is a look at the top 10 offensive performers from the camp.

2016 Allen (Texas) Lovejoy quarterback Bowman Sells

Sells showed it up for the first day of camp and had the floor to himself. There's no doubt he caught the eye of the OU coaching staff, and he said he has developed a solid relationship with quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel. He already has offers from Clemson and Iowa and a lot of other schools are going to be in the mix, and you can include the Sooners in that group.

2016 Edmond (Okla.) Santa Fe quarterback Keaton Torre

The running joke has been Heupel doesn't have to leave Edmond to find his future quarterbacks. It's not as funny anymore because it absolutely could be true. Torre had to bide his time waiting for Justice Hansen to move on, but he's ready. He was the most polished quarterback of the weekend and has great size and a great delivery already. His interest will increase greatly in the upcoming months.

2016 Broken Arrow (Okla.) High quarterback Scotty Gilkey

The enigma of the in-state quarterbacks that headed to OU, but you could make a strong case Gilkey had the best day of the OKPreps trio. His poise is incredible, especially for somebody who hasn't made a varsity start. Being the father of a coach has certainly helped the way he carries himself. Gilkey went from OU on Saturday to Texas on Sunday and expect to hear his name a lot more.

2016 Mustang (Okla.) High quarterback Chandler Garrett

Based on high school production alone, Garrett is the best of solid crop of in-state quarterbacks for the 2016 class. At the Saturday morning camp session, he gave a little glimpse as to why schools are so high on his ability. Garrett isn't going to sneak up on anybody this year so it will be interesting to see how he handles the pressure. So far in a camp setting, it hasn't been an issue.

Oklahoma City Heritage Hall quarterback Connor McGinnis

McGinnis is definitely a name all the in-state schools know as he has made multiple unofficial visits to OU, Oklahoma State and Tulsa. If McGinnis focused 100 percent on football, he would truly be something special. He showed up for the final session of the camp and fared well. He's also an incredibly accomplished soccer player.

Katy (Texas) High running back Rodney Anderson

The lone commit of the weekend but what a huge one it is for the Sooners. The four-star running back didn't need to participate in the camp but decided he wanted to Saturday afternoon. Simply put, he was the best player on field regardless of position. His complete game was on full display. After being at OU all three days, Anderson let the coaches know he'll be a Sooner once the camp was complete.

2016 Edmond (Okla.) Santa Fe running back Darran Williams

Williams was on track to be the best running back of the camp until Anderson showed up. Still, it was a huge day for Williams, who seemingly is only getting better each time he gets a chance to show what he can do. With Torre at quarterback and Williams at running back, schools are going to flock to see the duo at Edmond Santa Fe for the next two seasons.

2017 Moore (Okla.) Southmoore wide receiver Quindon Lewis

One of the bigger mysteries of the camp was seeing Lewis camp at wide receiver. After watching him excel at defensive back at the Mustang team camp, Lewis showed he could play offense, too, running crisp routes that caught the attention of OU junior wide receiver Sterling Shepard. The sky is the limit right now for Lewis.

Lawton (Okla.) High offensive guard Jalin Barnett

Anderson didn't need to camp, and you can absolutely add Barnett to that small list of recruits who had no business putting on the pads. But the Scout 300 offensive lineman has never really cared about what he's expected to do and showed up. Battling a left arm injury, he wasn't his usual dominant self. But a 75-percent Barnett is still among the best linemen in the country.

Ringling (Okla.) High offensive lineman Riley Daniel

This was a coming out party for Daniel. Already with offers from schools like North Texas and Houston, Daniel came in with something to prove and absolutely did so. It's debatable whether or not he's 6-foot-6, but there was no disputing how physical he played in both sessions of Saturday's camp. No idea if the OU offer is coming his way but definitely expect a lot more interest from across the country.


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