SoonersIllustrated.com Spring Rankings

In this feature Sooners Illustrated provides our rankings on the class of 2009 and 2010. Want to know who the top players were in '09? How about the 10 players most likely to commit in 2010? If you do then you had better check out this link.

The '09 class was loaded with defensive stalwarts, and as a matter of fact only one offensive player cracks the top 10.
Ranking the 2009 OU Commits
 1. Jamarkus McFarland - DT
 2. Gabe Lynn - CB
 3. Ronnell Lewis - LB
 4. Jaydan Bird - LB
 5. Cameron Kenney - WR
 6. Justin Chaisson - DE
 7. Tom Wort - LB
 8. Javon Harris - S
 9. Marcus Trice - CB
10. Kevin Brent - S
11. Jonathon Miller - RB
12. Tyler Evans - OL
13. Drew Allen - QB
14. Jeff Vinson - OL
15. Jarrett Brown - DE
16. Jaz Reynolds - WR
17. Gabe Ikard - TE
18. Josh Aladenoye - OL
19. Demontre Hurst - CB
20. Marshall Musil - TE
21. Gus Jones - LB
22. Terry Franklin - DE
23. Tavaris Jeffries - OL
The '09 class in the state of Oklahoma was the deepest and most talented in a number of years and the Sooners extended offers to more than 10 players.
Ranking the State of Oklahoma (2009)
 1. Gabe Lynn - CB
 2. Ronnell Lewis - LB
 3. Jeremy Smith - RB
 4. Javon Harris - S
 5. David Oku - RB
 6. Pearlie Graves - DE
 7. Tracy Moore - WR/TE
 8. Brandon Webb - OL
 9. David Gordon - CB
10. Brian DeShane - OL
11. Gus Jones - LB
12. Gabe Ikard - TE
13. Daytawion Lowe - S
14. Timothy Flanders - RB
15. Terrell Williams - LB
Here is a look at the Top 10 players that signed with Big 12 schools. There was no surprise that OU and UT signed 7-out-of-10.
Ranking the 10 Best '09 Big 12 Commits
 1. Mason Walters - Texas
 2. Jamarkus McFarland - Oklahoma
 3. Gabe Lynn - Oklahoma
 4. Greg Timmons - Texas
 5. Ronnell Lewis - Oklahoma
 6. Nick Kasa - Colorado
 7. Alex Okafor - Texas
 8. Christine Michael - Texas A&M
 9. Chris Whaley - Texas
10. Cody Green - Nebraska
Here is an initial look at Oklahoma's class of 2010. The class is not as deep as some in the past, but there are some players that are good enough to play for any school in the country.
Ranking the State of Oklahoma (2010)
 1. Demarco Cobbs - WR/S
 2. Bronson Irwin - OL
 3. Trent Spurgeon - OL
 4. Calvin Barnett - DT
 5. Delans Griffin - RB
 6. Eric Bennett - CB
 7. Trayvon Henry - LB
 8. Tre'Vante Porter - CB
 9. Johnny Deaton - QB
10. Dan Farrow - RB
The class of 2010 in Texas is loaded with talent and the Sooners have already offered 16 out of the top 20. They should have a good chance at landing a solid amount of these players and rumors have it that they may even lead for the overall top player in the state. The top 11 guys are ALL bona fide five-star type of players.
Ranking the State of Texas (2010)
 1. Jackson Jeffcoat - DE
 2. Jake Mathews - OL
 3. Darius White - WR
 4. Reggie Wilson - DE
 5. Mike Davis - WR
 6. Connor Wood - QB
 7. Taylor Bible - DT 
 8. Ahmad Dixon - CB/S
 9. Lache Seastrunk - RB
10. Corey Nelson - LB
11. Adrian White - CB
12. Evan Washington - OL
13. Eddrick Loften - S
14. Aaron Benson - LB
15. Tevin Jackson - LB
16. Shaun Lewis - LB
17. Jameill Showers – QB/ATH
18. Caleb Lavey - LB
19. Trey Hopkins - OT
20. Scotty Young - QB
Here is our guess at the 10 players who are the most likely to issue a verbal commitment to the Sooners. With two commitments in the bag these guys could possibly make up a strong portion of the final signing class.
The 10 Players Most Likely to Commit
 1. Bronson Irwin - OL
 2. Xavier Grimble - TE
 3. Tyrus Thompson - OL
 4. Blake Bell - QB
 5. Luke Joeckel - OL
 6. Torrea Peterson - DT
 7. Eddie Johnson - WR
 8. Corey Nelson - LB
 9. Connor Wood - QB
10. Jackson Jeffcoat – DE

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