Clarke Excited about Sooner Future

Andre Clark recently decided to make a commitment to attend Oklahoma, and caught up with him this afternoon to get his thoughts behind the decision, and what his current plans are as far as an arrival date. four-star prospect Andre Clark, a 6-foot-9, 205-pound center from North Little Rock High in Ark., made a commitment to play for Jeff Capel and the Oklahoma Sooners last Sunday evening.

There have been some questions about when he would be enrolling in to the Oklahoma program. Clark is still not 100 percent sure when he will be hitting the court in Norman.

"I can not really hope for an exact date at this point, so I really do not know the answer to that question," Clarke explained when asked what his goals for his enrollment were.

Clarke felt comfortable with the Oklahoma staff and with the program. Those were two huge assets in the Sooners repertoire that helped reel in the big man, but he is also hopeful that he will be a better person and player when upon the conclusion of his collegiate career.

"I really feel like I can come in and be effective at OU," Clarke began. "They envision me being a big part of that program."

"Another thing that I like about the Oklahoma coaching staff is they are leaving it up to and are allowing me the opportunity to put in the work so that I can get on the floor. I feel like I am very responsible for doing what I need to do (to be successful on an off the court)."

Clarke may also have the opportunity to see some early playing time once he gets started in the program, and some early PT at a Big 12 school was also appealing to fast rising star.

"Anybody who is a prospect can appreciate a program where they can come in and have the chance to play," Clarke said. "You have to work hard at it, but it is nice to have the opportunity."

Clarke is currently rated as the 16th best center in the Country by

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