Recruiting: Reed sees easy transition

Four-star junior college linebacker Mike Reed talks about his visit to Norman.

Mike Reed, LB, 6-3, 250, YUBA CC, CA:

JH: You have been committed to OU for some time, but you finally went on your official visit this weekend. So what did you think?

MR: "It was a wonderful visit. It could not have gone any better. I interacted with a lot of the players and somehow I ended up with a lot of offensive linemen (Reed is laughing). So that was pretty cool. Everybody made me feel at home and I feel like I made the right decision."

JH: If you had any worries or apprehensions at all, I am sure the visit was very important to you?

MR: "I can't say that I had any apprehensions in the first place, but it is about business to me. I feel like Oklahoma is a wonderful school for linebackers. Oklahoma has two of the best coaches in the country for linebackers. Coach (Brent) Venables is a wonderful coach and I don't know if I could have clicked better with any coach. Coach Stoops is a wonderful coach also and he showed me a lot of love. So I really appreciate something like that and my visit couldn't have been any better."

JH: How much did you talk X's and O's? Did you talk much defense on the trip?

MR: "Yes, of course we talked defense. We watched a little film. Some of the schemes that we are going to be running are some of the same things that we ran at Yuba College. Like the Tampa, cover two and the deep fours. We ran a little of that at Yuba this past year. I can get in there, I can click and I can learn everything and it won't be so hard for me. The transition will be like butter."

JH: Who was your host?

MR: "I had Curtis Lofton until he caught the flu or something. But I had fun with the offensive linemen. I certainly left with something to go on before I come back in January."

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