Sooners Snag '10 TE

The Oklahoma Sooners have snagged a commitment from 2010 tight end Trey Millard, powerful player who will be a force to be reckoned with on the offensive side of the ball. Millard is not all that interested in fielding a ton of recruiting calls, so Scout.com analyst Baron Flenory Jr. caught us up to speed.

Trey Millard, a 6-foot-2, 245-pound prospect from Rock Bridge High in Columbia (Mo.) was planning on making a press conference type of announcement between Oklahoma, Iowa, and Tennessee, but when news leaked out that he had picked the Sooners we turned to Scout.com Midland Recruiting analyst Baron Flenory Jr. for the lowdown.

"He is not a guy that does not necessarily like the limelight, admitted Flenory Jr. "He does not do a lot of talking, as you can tell with how he has been handling his commitment, but instead he lets his actions speak for him."

"He is a guy that I have talked to an a number of occasions and rather than talking about what he is going to do he would rather show you and let his actions speak for it…"

Scout.com currently rates Millard as a three-star prospect and recognizes him as the 17th best MLB in the country.

"He is a dynamic player that we currently project as a middle linebacker in our rankings, but I think that he will play on the offensive side of the ball at tight end at OU," Flenory Jr. said.

"For his size he is very athletic and has a lot of skill for being so big. He can catch the ball and looks good running with the ball. He is a physical blocker (with a heavy emphasis on physical)."

Many feel that Millard will likely turn in to more of an H-Back in the OU system, but Flenory Jr. says that he definitely has the skills to be a true tight end, so he definitely fills a huge need of the '10 recruiting class.

"I think he can play H-Back, but he could also truly be a tight end," Flenory Jr. informed. "Because of his ability to block and with his athleticism he could get out there and get the job done."

"You can tell he has a powerful lower body already for the way that he runs through arm tackles on film, so he has the athleticism and the lower body to play tight end."

Millard held offers from schools like Oklahoma, Tennessee, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Syracuse, South Carolina, and Stanford.

The Sooners will also be getting another standout in the classroom as he has already qualified with a 26 on the ACT.


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