Junior Day Names OU Fans Need to Know

A look at some of the top junior targets visiting the University of Oklahoma on Saturday that Sooner fans need to familiarize themselves with...

DE Jackson Jeffcoat: It is not yet clear if Jeffcoat will indeed be at OU for junior day, but you can bet your annual salary that he was invited. And if he is there he will be the top recruit in attendance. There has been talk from a few of our sources in Texas that the Sooners are sitting pretty for "Double J" at this point in the game, but there is a lot of time between now and signing day. At 6-foot-4, 255 pounds he would look pretty good putting his hand on the ground at defensive end or standing up and playing some "spinner", a combo linebacker/end position at OU that Jeremy Beal and Auston English played in 2008…

QB Connor Wood: Wood is likely the second biggest target in Texas and he should make a run as the state's second ranked player. He is a balanced quarterback that has ALL of the tools and a good head on his shoulders. The Sooners are right in the mix to land Wood and he has now been to campus multiple times in the last few months. He has already formed a favorable relationship with Josh Huepel and that could play in to OU's favor, but Texas and LSU are also strong players for his services. He is likely talented enough to come in and compete for the starting job from the get go…

WR Mike Davis: Receiver is going to be a huge priority in 2010 and this receiver is as slick and talented as they come. Oklahoma was the first school to jump I to the Davis sweepstakes when they offered him a scholarship very early in the process. Since then schools are lining up to try to catch his eye. He may not edge out Darius White when it comes down to rankings, but there are not many freceivers out there with his skill sets. He runs good routes, has great hands, and he knows how to catch the ball in traffic. He has instant impact ability…

CB Adrian White: This guy is one of the nation's elite cornerbacks. He has great hips and is aggressive in his coverage. He is also not afraid to come up in run support and is an efficient tackler. There was talk at the U.S. Army Combine that he would likely commit to Texas at or around the date of their first Junior Day (Feb. 8), but White denied a favorite and denied that he was a silent commitment when asked about it. He camped at OU in the summer and had a great time working with the coaches…

OLB/S Corey Nelson: This guy is a fireball on the field as he flies around all over making plays. He is slated by most to play OLB, but it may not be out of the question for him to plays some safety as well. He is already pulling down a ton of scholarship offers as he is one of the better athletes in the "Lone Star State". He has always had very positive things to say about OU…

WR John Harris: The Sooners will sign Harris friend and teammate Jonathon Miller in a couple of weeks and they will try to make it two in a row from Naaman Forest High. Harris is a big, rangy receiver whose best talent is making the tough catch. He is a bonafide deep threat that can go up and get the ball at its highest point. With his size and his abilities defensive backs have a hard time manning him up…

LB Caleb Lavey: This guy is one that people had better keep on their radar, because he is a prospect that is just starting to blow up. He has great size and a great frame. He is also extremely athletic, as he is one of the team's best weapons at on the offensive side of the ball during the seven-on-seven circuit. In his career at Celina High he has astonishingly racked up over 400 total tackles. Not too bad….

OL Chad Lindsay: The Woodlands star may end up being the top rated offensive lineman in the "Lone Star State" and he already holds over 10 offers. Lindsay will be making a return trip to Norman as he previously visited for the Texas Tech game. The Sooners have offered and the talk is that the could be pulling out towards the front of this race. It would be huge to start out with a commitment of Lindsay's stature…

S Demarco Cobbs: This tale will be interesting to see told just so we know where things stand between Cobbs and the Sooners. OU will be looking to add defensive backs yet again in 2010 and Cobbs could be a monster safety. Throw in the fact that he could play receiver as well and he seems to fit the mold of what OU would/could be looking for in a prospect. He will be the top rated prospect in the class of 2010 in the state of Oklahoma and already holds around 10 offers...

S Ahmad Dixon: Dixon holds early offers from Texas Tech and Arkansas, and many more will surely follow. He is more rangy than his 6-ffot-1 frame might suggest and is a strong candidate to receive an offer on Saturday. He recorded 114 tackles, broke up eight passes, collected four interceptions, two fumble recoveries, and forced three fumbles on his way to first team All-District and second team All-State honors…

Running Backs: OU will be hosting a number of top backs and it will be interesting to see who or if any of them walk away with a scholarship offer. Delans Griffin, Michael Dyer, Ben Malena, D. J. Jones, Darwin Rideau, James Sims, and Marcus Murphy are all scheduled to show on Saturday...

Also Keep An Eye On: ATH Brad Hefley, DT Dan Noble, LB Shaun Lewis, and QB Zach Lee


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