Reid gets first taste of OU-Texas

OU-Texas was full of some quality visitors, including a surprise trip by safety target Justin Reid.

Oklahoma has already taken its best shot with Geismar (La.) Dutchtown safety Justin Reid, doing everything it can to make his official visit a special one last month.

The Sooners did everything right, but Reid made it clear no commitment was going to happen because his father believes it’s best to take all of his visits.

Nobody knew one of those visits would be to see the Sooners again as Reid was in Dallas last weekend for OU’s win against Texas.

Growing up in Louisiana, Reid knew about the Red River rivalry, but he didn’t really “know” about the rivalry until last weekend.

“It was crazy,” Reid said. “I had no idea what the atmosphere was like. Half-and-half like that, I loved it.”

Reid is one of the biggest targets for the Sooners at safety, and OU is still the only he has taken an official visit with. He said Texas Tech and Oregon are two other schools he is thinking about, but no dates have been locked down yet.

He said he was impressed with the way the OU defense played, especially the pick-six by cornerback Zack Sanchez in the second quarter.

Reid said he didn’t get to talk to any of the coaches during the weekend but said he plans to talk with defensive coordinator Mike Stoops next week.

It’s a great sign for OU that Reid made the visit with his uncle, but a commitment is still a long ways away.

“No, nothing has changed with that,” Reid said. “My father still thinks it’s best to go to all the visits. I’m definitely still liking OU, though.”

The Sooners have one commitment at safety but could take two more with Reid being one of those OU wouldn’t hesitate to accept.

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