Oklahoma is poised to add several recruits into the fold on Wednesday, with its eye on creating the foundation of a future championship squad. Yet, recruiting is an inexact science, as some projected stars rise to meet those high expectations while others struggle to make a difference in the Big 12.
about 361 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | On The Trail: Midlands Region
As we close in on national signing day, it's an appropriate time to look back at how the top Big 12 recruits from four years ago performed. 2010 was a banner year for the Big 12 in recruiting, as the league collectively landed 23 from the ESPN 150.
about 362 days ago | Jake Trotter | NCF On The Trail
There weren't many defensive players in Oklahoma incoming's recruiting class more productive in high school than defensive end Matt Dimon. The Katy, Texas, native recorded 55 tackles, 12 sacks and forced six fumbles for Katy High, which captured the Class 5A Texas state championship.
about 597 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma has struck gold in the Golden State before. In 2010, the Sooners plucked safety Tony Jefferson out of San Diego and away from the West Coast powers. Jefferson became an instant starter in the secondary, leading Oklahoma with 119 tackles last season.
about 619 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- Safety Ahmad Thomas and receiver Dannon Cavil recognized an opportunity at Oklahoma. With wideout Kenny Stills and safety Tony Jefferson declaring for the 2013 NFL draft following their junior seasons, a starting spot and playing time opened up for the Sooners at both positions.
about 661 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- Asked about his individual goals heading into the 2013 season, Oklahoma safety Gabe Lynn answered without hesitation. "Be a leader to my teammates and make as many plays as I can," said the fifth-year senior from Jenks, Okla.
about 677 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
Every Thursday, the SoonerNation staff will answer a roundtable question about OU football. Leave a comment or talk about it in our "There's Only One" forum. Today's question: We know Lane Johnson will be the first Sooner taken in the 2013 NFL draft.
about 688 days ago | SoonerNation staff | Oklahoma Sooners
Allen (Texas) High linebacker Tay Evans had heard all the stories about Oklahoma. His father, Bobby, played basketball for the Sooners. But Tay Evans had never really experienced the campus for himself until last weekend for OU's junior day.
about 691 days ago | Bob Przybylo | On The Trail: Midlands Region