Irwin is All About Sooners

Recruiting coverage at SoonersIllustrated is still going as we look to bring fans the latest in Oklahoma recruiting news. Today, we spoke with offensive lineman and Oklahoma commit Bronson Irwin from Mustang High School in Oklahoma.

According to Mustang (OK) offensive lineman Bronson Irwin, ‘not a whole lot' is going on with him and the Mustang team at the moment. Of course, the team is now 1-1 after losing a close one to Edmond North recently.

But while the 6-foot-5, 305-pound Irwin is looking to keep his high school team in track, he still keeps up with the school he committed to back in mid-May, Oklahoma.

In fact, Irwin talked about a recent conversation between he and his future position coach James Patton.

"I just talked with him on Friday. We always talk about how my season is going and how I am doing," Irwin said. "We talked a little bit about the Oklahoma/BYU game as well. He (Patton) was telling me about what went wrong and how they (Oklahoma team) had a good week of practice to correct the problems on the offensive line.

"It looks like it worked out because we did well against Idaho."

Irwin stated that some of the problems that were discussed were things like snap count and run blocking. At Mustang, Irwin lines up at the left tackle spot. But it is not set in stone as to where he will play once he gets to Norman.

"I think guard is where they are going to start me off, but we'll just have to see where I fit in," Irwin said. "We haven't really talked about playing time and whether or not I will red shirt. I'm graduating in December and it really doesn't matter either way for me. It will depend on how I do for spring and summer."

For this fall, Irwin is looking to see when he will make it down for his official visit. But Irwin will not make that decision independently.

He will look to check with his crew to see when all of their schedules line up.

"Me and the other O-Line commits (Tyrus Thompson, Adam Shead, Austin Woods) have been talking about when we want to visit. We all want to go down there the same time," Irwin said. "We text quite a bit and I caught up with some of them at the BYU game. The good thing is that we are already a tight knit group so that is a plus."

While Woods, Shead and Thompson are already part of the class, which has not stopped Irwin from working on a few others. He could not think of all of the guys who has been recruiting, but did speak of the main two.

"I have been working to try and get some guys to come to Oklahoma. DeMarco Cobbs and Daryl Williams are the main two," Irwin said. "Of course, Cobbs already made his choice recently, so that only leaves Williams."

One fact does remain, Irwin stays put.

"I definitely made sure before I committed that Oklahoma was where I wanted to be," Irwin said. "I did not want to be one of those players committing and then de-committing and re-committing. I made sure I made the right choice the first time.

"And I know made the right one."


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