Shead: "Could Not Have Made a Better Choice"

Recruiting coverage at Sooner Illustrated continues as we bring fans the latest in Oklahoma recruiting news. Today, we talked with Oklahoma commit Adam Shead from Cedar Hill High School in Texas.

It has been a great and productive weekend for Cedar Hill offensive lineman Adam Shead. Soon after the Cedar Hill team demolished Irving by the score of 65-0, the Shead family loaded up to take the 6-foot-4, 320-pound Scout.com four-star offensive lineman to his official visit to Oklahoma.

So mother, father, brother and sister made the trip to Norman and touched down at about 5 a.m. From then on, they followed the itinerary. But that was not the first thing that Shead did once he got to Oklahoma.

"We got to the motel and I went to sleep. When I woke up we went by the itinerary and went to breakfast," Shead said. "Then we toured that facilities and watched a motivational video with the players."

From that point, Shead and the other commits and prospects on visits hung out in the lounge until the game started. 

As for the game, Shead said that it was an exciting experience. With Oklahoma still working with the offensive line for this year, Shead was paying attention several things throughout the game.

But one stood out amongst the rest.

"We look a lot better when Sam Bradford took the field. I know we struggled in the first half, but in the second half we handled business," Shead said.

Making sure Shead was taken care of for most of the weekend was Jeremy Beal. But there were several Oklahoma players who made the weekend all that it was. Of course, then too the 2010 O-Line crew, Tyrus Thompson, Adam Shead, Austin Woods, Bronson Irwin and newly added Daryl Williams, always have a blast hanging out.

"It was great seeing all the guys again. Everyone has their own sense of humor," Shead said. "Especially Bronson (Irwin), he is a real cool dude. It's not official yet, but Tyrus (Thompson) and I will probably be roommates before it is all said and done."

While making the rounds in the academic and athletic departments, Shead took notice to something while in the field house.

"The depth chart is not that deep with (offensive) linemen," Shead said. "There are just not that many people."

Now that the official visit is complete, Shead said that there are no doubts that Norman is where he needs to be. Not only was he comfortable, so was his family. 

Whether it was the meetings with the academic advisors, or the coaches and players, Shead is solid with crimson.

"I feel like Oklahoma will help me develop as a player and I feel like I can help the team win," Shead said. "After talking with the student academic counselor, I fell like she will help me be a good student-athlete. Overall me and my family loved Oklahoma."


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