So there was no surprise that many felt anguish, especially on the heels of the Darius Jones de-commitment, when they learned that he had taken a visit with Tyrik Rollison to check out Trinity Valley.
But Sooner fans should not hang their heads for long as Brent says that there is nothing to worry about.
"Trinity Valley was trying to get me to double sign," Brent admitted. "I talked to the OU coaches about it and they told me I did not need to because I am already qualified."
Brent admitted that he did not recall his ACT score, but he said that was not the issue. He just needs to hold steady in the classroom down the stretch.
"I just need to make sure that I keep my grades up."
Brent was one of three OU commits that starred in the U.S. Army Bowl (DT Jamarkus McFarland and CB Gabe Lynn were the others) and he enjoyed getting the opportunity to hang out with and compete with all of the top players.
"It was a real good time," Brent said. "I liked getting to hang with and know the other top players in the country and the competition will get me more prepared for the next level."
There have also been talk that Brent would eventually wind up at linebacker, but he dispelled that notion as well.
"I will stick it out at safety," Brent informed. "I just like that position better because there is a lot more free range on what you do."
"I like Bob Sanders. He can cover and he can come up and stop the run."