Recruiting: Carter enjoys trip to Norman

Jenks defensive back narrows list to four schools

Jenks High School is loaded again this year and one of their top three prospects, Jason Carter, made the trek to Norman to check things out during the Oklahoma-North Carolina game.

"I went to Norman to watch them play their first game against North Carolina. The fact that the coaches even talked to me when I got there meant a lot to me. Most of the time when I show up they don't have time to talk to me, but this time they made me feel important," said Carter.

"Then the fans were very nice to me and let me know that they wanted me to play at OU."

Carter says that he isn't close to making a decision at this point, but he has narrowed his list down to four schools.

"I am still a couple of months away from making a decision. I don't really have a leader right now, but I do have it down to OU, Tennessee, Alabama and Miami. I haven't set any visits at this time and I will probably try to take them in early January," said Carter who will play defensive back, running back and wide receiver this year for the Trojans.

"I like Miami because they will let me play wide receiver and cornerback. At Tennessee, I would play in front of over 100-thousand people each game. I really don't know that much about Alabama, but Coach (Chris) Thurman is recruiting me very hard."

Carter says that he does not have a favorite, but says that the Sooners rank high on his list.

"OU is my childhood favorite and the place where I have always wanted to play. I am stressing to the schools that I really would like a shot at going both ways and Coach Mike Stoops told me that I would have a shot to play both at OU. However, I know he would like for me to just play cornerback."

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