RECRUITING: Virginia WR says OU is the right fit

Fork Union, Va. wide receiver Brandon Caleb talks about his commitment to Oklahoma. Caleb chose the Sooners over Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech.

Brandon Caleb, WR, 6-1, 195, FORK UNION, VIRGINIA:

JH: Earlier in the week you told me that you really liked Oklahoma and when you felt comfortable you would announce your decision. I guess last night was the night?

BC: "Basically, I knew in my heart that Oklahoma was for me and that I fit in there. Then I talked to Coach Wyatt, my parents and then my coach from Fork Union, and I just knew it was the right decision."

JH: Are you glad recruiting is over for you?

BC: "Yes, sir."

JH: Is Oklahoma going to be the only official visit that you take this year?

BC: "Yes, sir."

JH: What was it about Oklahoma that grabbed your attention?

BC: "Their winning tradition, and their academic staff with Mrs. Teresa (Turner) is incredible. They stress academics at OU and they are trying to get players degrees."

JH: We saw you at the Scout Combine in San Antonio and you are a great athlete who can play on either side of the ball. We have always listed you as a wide receiver, but is that where you want to play?

BC: "Yes, that has been the position that I played last year. That is what I want to play in college, but many people have been recruiting me on defense. That's not what I want, I want to make big plays on the offensive side of the ball."

JH: You seem to have a great relationship with Coach Darrell Wyatt?

BC: "We clicked from the start when we talked over the phone when I used to call from school. When I showed up on campus he let me hang out with the receivers and do what they do. He made me feel like I was already part of the team. I just knew he was a great coach."

JH: What kind of year do you expect to have? And how good is your team this year?

BC: "I expect to have a good year this year. I just want us to win a championship. I don't want anybody to look at me as a team, I just want us to be good as a team. I think we are going to be real strong this year. We are trying to get that ring and that state championship this year."

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