OU watch: Semper Fidelis

OU has a number of top targets and commits playing in the Semper Fi game next Sunday.

It’s all-star week coming up in recruiting, and Oklahoma is well represented in all three of the major all-star games.

Here is a look at OU commits and targets in the Semper Fidelis All-American Game. The Semper Fi game is 8 p.m. CST Jan. 4 on FS1.

Semper Fidelis All-American Game

Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Oakland LB Josh Smith

Committed to Vanderbilt, at least for now. Smith is somebody to watch in a major way for OU and for other schools. The Sooners aren’t loaded with commits for the other all-star games, but OU has four in this one and should no doubt be trying to lure Smith to join them in Norman. Recently offered and has already confirmed he’ll be taking a visit.

League City (Texas) Clear Falls WR John Humphrey

One of four OU commits in the game, this could be a showcase event for Humphrey. His senior season didn’t go the way he had hoped for with his team struggling so he’s going to want to impress any doubters he might have. Humphrey was originally going to commit at this game but took that away by committing to the Sooners in August and never looking back.

Jenks (Okla.) High DT Marquise Overton

It has been nearly an entire calendar year with Overton committed to OU and absolutely nothing has changed. One of the best prospects in the state, Overton was dominant as a senior in helping lead Jenks to its third consecutive state championship. His size has been questioned by some so this could be an opportunity for him to make some noise.

Pflugerville (Texas) Hendrickson CB P.J. Mbanasor

A couple of weeks ago this commitment didn’t seem to be the most solid, but OU’s success on the recruiting trail with Kahlil Haughton and Ricky DeBerry feels like it has helped change things. Even when Mbanasor has sounded a little down about OU, he never actually visited another school. Mbanasor certainly doesn’t lack in confidence so you know he’s fired up about this chance.

Midwest City (Okla.) High S Will Sunderland

If you want the No. 1 recruiter for OU for this class, look no further. It’s Sunderland and most would agree it’s probably not even close. Even before his September pledge, it was obvious Sunderland was coming to OU and was going to be pretty instrumental in trying to help the Sooners land other top prospects.

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