RECRUITING: Granger names three favorites

Dallas, Texas defensive tackle DeMarcus Granger update.

DeMarcus Granger, DT, 6-3, 325, 5.2, DALLAS (KIMBALL HS), TEXAS:

JH: Did you get done what you want to accomplish this summer?


DG: "I got everything accomplished that I wanted to. I am 6-3 and 320 pounds going into the season. I feel good about my shape and my workouts this summer."

JH: How is your season going thus far?

DG: "We are 1 and 1 on the season. We lost to Dallas Carter and we beat Houston Sterling. In the Carter game, I had 15 tackles. And in the Sterling game, I had six tackles and two sacks. I think I am playing pretty well."

JH: You have received a lot of publicity this summer, so has that changed how teams are playing you?

DG: "I think that Carter came out in the first half and thought that everything was just hype. They didn't try to double me in the first half and I had my way with them. In the second half they doubled me and paid a lot more attention to me."

JH: How many different schools called you the first week they could call you?

DG: "I have heard from just about everybody."

JH: Have you narrowed down your choices to a top three or do you just have a top three?

DG: "I have never cancelled anybody out. I do have a couple of favorites in LSU, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State in my top three, but I am still looking around."

JH: Have you set any visits at this time?

DG: "No sir, but I am going to sit down with my mom and my coach and talk about setting up visits tomorrow."

JH: Do you feel that you will visit OU for sure? And what is it that you like so much about Oklahoma?

DG: "Yes, sir. Coach (Jackie) Shipp is a big deal as a recruiter, as a position coach all the way to just being a person. Coach (Bob) Stoops is down to earth. One time I had a CD of a local rapper that I liked and he listened to it for a while. I thought was pretty cool. Football at Oklahoma, you know, that is going to be best because it is football at Oklahoma. However, there is more to playing football than just going on the field and there is more to college than just football. The people that I am going to be hanging with and playing for mean a lot to me."

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