RECRUITING: Sooners offer Houston RB

Houston, Texas running back Adrian Dennis says he has five early leaders. Did Oklahoma make the cut?


Adrian Dennis is a big running back that many college coaches like as a tailback, one-back and even as a fullback. That gives this talented young man more options because so many college recruiters feel he can do so many things.

Dennis will be a three-year starter at fullback, and this season he will line-up again at fullback in a split-back offense. Dennis finished last season with 990 yards and nine touchdowns.

"I am a power running back and I love to run over people," said Dennis. "This year I am going to use a little more agility and show more moves. I also consider myself a good blocker, and that is something that I like to do."

Dennis can bench 315 pounds, squats 405 and he has a 30-inch vertical jump. Dennis went to the Texas junior day and because of his work schedule that will be the only camp he can make this summer. Dennis also runs track and participates 100M (10.5), 200M (21.1), 4X100 (anchor) and 4X400 (anchor).

Dennis has been offered by at least 35 schools and he is currently trying to narrow down his choices.

"I really don't have any favorites. It is going to be tough to narrow things down," said Dennis. "I have a top five of Texas, TCU, LSU, Miami and Texas A&M. Oklahoma has offered me and they are another school that I like, as well as Oklahoma State.

"I don't know much about Oklahoma, except they have offered me and I look forward to finding out more about them. OU seems like a good school."

Dennis has the GPA and is waiting on test scores.

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