OU surging toward finish line

It's going to be a crazy 48 hours for OU, but first we'll look back at the last 72.

In less than 72 hours, the Class of 2015 is going to be in the books for Oklahoma. The Sooners still have some work to do but some of it got done this weekend.

In case you missed it, while we look ahead to the next 72 hours, let’s go ahead and look back at the previous 72 hours.

Start with the obvious one as OU added No. 21 to its class with Dallas Bishop Dunne wide receiver Adrian Miller.

Miller, a three-star receiver, picked the Sooners early Sunday evening over California and Kentucky, among numerous other offers.

Miller was adamant throughout the week that he wasn’t going to make an impulsive decision, but he made the visit with his parents and didn’t take long to make the call.

That put the number at a firm No. 21 after Jenks (Okla.) High four-star defensive tackle Marquise Overton confirmed Sunday evening he was indeed sticking with the Sooners.

Or phrased in another way, OU was sticking with him. The belief had been that his academic options might cause OU to look in another direction or at least have to let Overton go from the class. That won’t be the case anymore.

OU had three other official visitors on campus for the weekend although none of the three have given a strong glimpse into their thoughts into their trip.

Moore (Okla.) Westmoore three-star wide receiver Dahu Green was also on a visit. Like Miller, Green was also offered in the last week.

The $64,000 question heading into the weekend was it an either or situation or an and situation. Answer still doesn’t seem concrete regarding if OU would take both Miller and Green.

Green seemed to be having a great trip, but Westmoore coach Adam Gaylor was quick to say there was no indication of Green flipping from Washington State, at least not yet.

Green is also being pursued by Indiana so this is not a slam dunk for the Sooners and the numbers might not add up in this situation.

OU also brought in New Orleans Warren Easton Charter three-star middle linebacker Arthur McGinnis for his first trip to campus.

Heading into his visit, it looked like it was down to OU and Arizona, and it would all be about the impression the Sooners made. After the visit, well, it still feels that way.

McGinnis hasn’t announced yet what his plans are going to be, but it’s clearly down to the Sooners and the Wildcats, and it goes without saying how vital McGinnis is for OU’s class at such a huge position of need.

The last visitor was a secret trip from Dallas South Oak Cliff’s Prentice McKinney. A three-star safety committed to North Carolina, OU made a last charge at the one-time Notre Dame commit and longtime OU target. The Sooners offered a long time ago but had never made a real imprint until the last couple of weeks.

Though not an official visit, Oklahoma City Casady offensive guard Josh Wariboko reconnected with the OU coaches one more time and tweeted he knows what he is going to do.

Wariboko, ranked No. 2 in the state, is going to choose between OU, UCLA and Ohio State at 10 a.m. CST on signing day. It feels like a battle between the Sooners and Bruins with both schools feeling incredibly confident here down the stretch.


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