OKPreps review: Southmoore

Recapping the trip to Southmoore, a school loaded with top recruits for at least the next few years.

There’s no questioning the dominance of the east side in terms of football in the state of Oklahoma. Jenks and Tulsa Union continue to win one championship after another.

If there is a hope on the west side, it looks to be in Moore with Southmoore. Not just a good team, but a school loaded with top recruits.

Defensive end Noah Jones

Most of the focus for Southmoore will be underclassmen, but Jones is definitely worth mentioning for the 2016 class. Big 12 offers are starting to find his way with Texas Tech, Kansas and Kansas State. It’s still early for Jones and offers still keep piling in, but it looks like the Red Raiders might have the early edge right now. A busy summer camp circuit might answer any questions for Jones, who is no doubt a top-10 talent in the state.

2017 DB Quindon Lewis

It was right around this time last year when Lewis first became a name to watch. Nothing he did during his sophomore season or since has changed that. He is still definitely a name to remember and has already earned four-star status from Scout. Lewis picked up his first offer last week from Arkansas State and will camp at OU for the second straight summer next week. A receiver for most of his life, Lewis seems primed to become a top defensive back going forward.

2017 S Gervarrius Owens

Owens is an interesting case. His recruitment might take a lot longer to get going than some of the others here profiled because of position. Owens was playing more of a linebacker role last season when it’s clear to everybody safety will be his calling card. Now at his more natural position, Owens should be able to showcase his talent a heck of a lot more. Summer camps will be a great time for Owens to display what he can do.

2018 QB Casey Thompson

Already with SMU and Oregon State offers, Thompson is blowing up just like everybody expected him to do right around this time. He has camped at OU the last two summers and said he might return to Norman again. The only destination known for sure is a trip to Texas A&M on June 12. Thompson can be a bit choosy as he’s creeping in around 20 camp invites for the summer. Will definitely be an interesting couple of months to see how things go.

2018 OL Brey Walker

Walker could end up being the highest-rated recruit in the state in a long time. Initially shocked when Oklahoma State offered him in February, it’s not a surprise anymore when the offers roll in. Add OU, Michigan and Arkansas to that notable list, but Walker isn’t going to camp at OU this summer. Instead, the plan for Walker is to camp at Alabama as well as attend an NFL prep academy event in Philadelphia.

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