We all know recruiting has changed dramatically in the last five years. You could even say it’s just one major change after another with every year.
Where used to snicker about offering freshman, it’s a real thing now. And Oklahoma, although hesitant once upon a time, has realized you have to fall in line, too, if you want to compete.
Spring evaluation has seen some 2018 offers, quality 2019 offers but more 2020 offers than perhaps most expected.
With that in mind, and coming off a three-offer day with 2020 kids, a brief overview of the Sooners top targets for 2020.
Same school as Mark Jackson but even that is a four-year difference. Cavazos is setting himself up as one of the top safeties in the nation for 2020.
A running back from California seems like an uphill battle, but the Sooners have climbed it before and won with the likes of Brennan Clay, Joe Mixon and now T.J. Pledger (who has transferred to IMG).
One of OU’s three offers in the 2020 class Monday as the Sooners seemed to be fired up about marking territory with top linebacker targets.
OU has offered teammate Mayan Ahanotu for 2018, which probably helped open the door for Harrell. OU was the first offer but others came along, too, Monday.
Is Harris basketball? Or football? Size and skill to legitimately play both. OU was quick to act and a whole lot of other schools have followed suit in the last two weeks.
Jackson seems more in line with what offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley has been searching for at quarterback with his 6-foot frame. Also offered by OU on Monday.
OU hasn’t had any luck at Aledo, but the Sooners made it clear to McClellan how big of a priority he is as the initial RB offer for the 2020 class following a trip to OU in the spring.
OU is trying to make a dent at Deerfield Beach and has the commitment of Miguel Edwards. McDougle sounds like the perfect slot receiver moving forward.
Mickens was the first offer for the 2020 class and didn’t come as a surprise to most. His father went to Texas A&M, and R.J. has been offered by the Aggies so feels like a tough one here.
The only in-state offer in this list. Raym visited OU for Bedlam and for the spring game and was offered by offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh during the spring game visit.
Not sure which position Sanders will be playing moving forward, but it’s obvious the type of talent he has is something OU didn’t want to miss out on.