Chad Roark, OL, 6-2, 285, 5.2, ADA, OKLAHOMA:
JH: I understand you have some good news for Sooner fans?
CR: "I have just got off the phone with Coach (Kevin) Wilson and Coach (Bob) Stoops and I committed to Oklahoma."
JH: How did this all come about so quickly after OU offered you?
CR: "I had a clue they were going to offer me last Tuesday or Wednesday, and when they did I almost told myself that if they ever came with an offer that I would go there. When they offered me I called the Florida State coaches and let them know that it was nothing against them, but OU was a dream come true for me."
JH: How are you feeling at this moment?
CR: "I am really pumped. It is just an exciting time for me. It is just a dream come true."
JH: Ada is an OU town, so has word gotten out that you are now a Sooner?
CR: "Everybody is just excited for me. They are saying Boomer Sooner every time they see me. I don't know how everybody found out that I decommitted from Florida State, but they all did somehow. It has been a lot of fun today.
JH: You graduate at semester and OU needs linemen badly for the spring. So do you realize in just two months you will be playing college football?
CR: "I know it. I am excited to get in there and go to work. I am ready to wear that Crimson and Cream."
JH: What position do you feel you will play at OU?
CR: "Center is my natural position. I love playing center. I will play either center or guard in college."
JH: How are things shaping up for Ada in the playoffs?
CR: "If Douglass gets beat by Star Spencer and we win out, we will win our district. We will win out. We had a few problems at the beginning of the year, but things are beginning to come together at the right time. We are going to be tough in the playoffs."
Note: Chad will be named to the Scout Network Army All-American game in a ceremony on Wednesday, November 2. Congratulations to Chad for being named an Army All-American.
Roark: "It is just a dream come true"
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