Oklahoma was certainly not bashful in making offers this last weekend. The Sooners made four overall but three, perhaps more importantly, within the state.
Sooners Illustrated with a breakdown of all four offers, one-by-one. What they mean now and going forward.
OKC John Marshall CB Justin Broiles
Why this offer was important: Because no in-state prospect has seen a bigger rise in his profile in the last two weeks. The offer sheet has blown up, and Broiles is now officially in the Scout 300 at No. 290. And it’s not just those mid-tier or regional schools, these are from the big boys in the Big 12 and SEC.
Broiles is someone who always seemed to be on the fringe, walking that borderline of an or not. There were times when it felt like maybe OU didn’t care as much and times where it felt like maybe Broiles didn’t care as much.
With the offer in hand, at least you can eliminate one of those scenarios. Broiles is incredibly tight with Oklahoma State signee Tramonda Moore so this is not a slam dunk by any means. But Broiles has put himself on this stage to where he’s not just an add-in with Moore.
Broiles is a physical corner with great size. He’s dabbled in playing receiver, but cornerback seems to be the most legit option.
Other notable offers: Ole Miss, Arkansas, Auburn, Kansas State, among others in the last couple of weeks. Last week was especially a major one for Broiles.
OU confidence level: Medium. Again, it’s just not a guarantee he ends up in the crimson and cream. He could follow Moore to OSU, or he could blaze his own trail. What you know more than anything else is Broiles is going to have plenty of options.