Hayes Breaks Down OU Visit

This past Saturday the Sooners put a whooping on the Texas A&M Aggies winning big 65-10. It was a good weekend to have a good showing due to the fact OU had multiple visitors in attendance. One of those visitors was Quentin Hayes out of Texas. SI caught up with Hayes to talk about his visit.


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Lancaster had a rough year this year finishing 4-6 overall and did not make the playoffs. So now that he has some time on his hands, Quentin Hayes was able to take his official visit to Norman this past Saturday to see the Sooners take on the Texas A&M Aggies.

"I came down by myself," Hayes began. "Then my mother and grandmother came down the next day."

Since the Sooners aren't 100 percent sure where Hayes will play, it appears they have decided to use two players from the safety and corner position to be his hosts.

"Friday it was Javon Harris and Saturday it was Demontre Hurst," Hayes said.

Hayes enjoyed seeing his former Lancaster teammate (Hurst) get some playing time on the field as a freshman.

"It was cool and it let me know that it's possible to go in as a freshman and get on the field. It was motivational."

While on the visit Hayes had the opportunity to check out the campus and take a better look at the academic side of things.

"We just viewed the campus, the facilities and the locker rooms," Hayes said. "Academic wise we viewed the tutoring areas. Then we went into some of the buildings where we are interested in majoring in."

It seems Hayes couldn't have picked a better game to come to, as the OU's big win left an impression on the soon to be Sooner.

"It was a real good game," Hayes began. "They played real well so I mean we blew them out."

The Scout.com three-star prospect was somewhat surprised when he found out that some of the OU fans knew who he was.

"A few of the students were (yelling my name) while we were walking the sidelines," Hayes said.

Also on the visit with Hayes hung out with 2010 Scout.com five-star receiver Kenny Stills and five-star defensive end Chris Martin.

And according to Hayes it seemed the two big named recruits enjoyed themselves.

"Yeah we were around them while we were down at the game together. It seemed like they were having a real good time. We were all having a good time."

"Yeah it's a good chance that they might be coming to Norman," Hayes stated.

Even though Hayes' was just in Norman this past weekend he also has plans to attend the Bedlam Rivalry game in Norman on November 28th.

As far as this visit and the impact it had on Hayes commitment, let's just say it sealed the deal.

"It just sealed it off," Hayes explained. "I was cool with my commitment but it just kind of made it a done deal."


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