RECRUITING: Four-star Texas DE has OU in top three

Sooners among tough company for Garland, Texas defensive tackle Brandon Antwine, who is currently ranked No. 30 on the Texas Hot 100.

Brandon Antwine, DT, 6-1, 271, GARLAND, TEXAS:

JH: How is practice going?

BA: "Ohh, it is hot and intense, but I love every second of it. I love everything about football and rain, sleet, show or heat I love playing football."

JH: How good is Garland going to be this year?

BA: "The best, the very best. We plan on winning state this year and going all the way."

JH: Did you get out and take any unofficial visits this year?

BA: "No, I was supposed to make some unofficial visits to Oklahoma and Texas Tech this summer, but we had some family things come up and I wasn't able to get out and make those visits."

JH: How many offers have you received?

BA: "The last time I checked I think it was 50 flat."

JH: Do you have a a favorite or a top three?

BA: "My top three schools right now are USC, Florida and OU."

JH: What is it you like about Oklahoma?

BA: "I like their location. Oklahoma has a lot of tradition and I want to play for a school that has success. My high school has a lot of tradition and I have grown up in that kind of environment. I want to continue to play at a school with tradition in college."

JH: What do you think about USC and Florida?

BA: "USC is pretty much my No. 1 school right now. Growing up I watched USC and Florida all the time as well as OU. Just like OU, USC has a great tradition and they play great football. At Florida, I love their location and they have a real good business program."

JH: What is going to separate those three schools?

BA: "I really won't know what separates those three schools until I take my visits. I plan on taking all five of my visits. Tennessee and Wisconsin would be my two other visits right now."

JH: Are you leaning towards USC at this point?

BA: "I would say that I am leaning that way at this time."

JH: Have you set any official visits?

BA: "No, I haven't set any visits."

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