FOLLOWING THE FUTURE
JOSH ALADENOYE - OL 6'5 - 347, Mesquite, Texas
|Aladenoye helped his team collect their second win of the season beating Duncanville 30-24. |
One of the biggest linemen Oklahoma has recruited in the Bob Stoops era. Showed well at both Oklahoma's summer camp as well as the TCU NIKE camp.
|Next: North Mesquite (2-1) travels to Irving MacArthur.|
DREW ALLEN - QB 6'5 - 209, San Antonio, Texas
|Alamo Heights finally got their season rolling in the right direction on Friday with a 52-30 win over Laredo United. Allen had 367 yards passing and six touchdowns in spite of missing a few series in the first half.|
Allen had numerous offers before deciding to attend Oklahoma after coming for a day to Oklahoma's summer camp.
|Next: Alamo Heights (1-2) hosts Schertz Clemens.|
JAYDAN BIRD - LB 6'2 - 215, Conway Springs, Kan.
|Bird's game against Douglass was postponed. |
Bird missed much of his junior year with a leg injury and has now transferred to Conway Springs but has hopes of a state title in 2008.
|Next: Conway Springs (0-1) hosts Wichita Trinityk.|
JUSTIN CHAISSON - DE 6'4 - 252, Las Vegas Bishop Gorman
|Chaisson led the Gaels defense who surrended just 101 yards to the Utah powerhouse as Gorman won 20-14 in overtime. |
Chaisson is hoping to best his state record sack mark of 2007 season as he collected 23 quarterback 'kills' as a junior.
|Next:Bishop Gorman (3-1) hosts Las Vegas Durango.|
TYLER EVANS - OL 6'6 - 299, Strafford, Mo.
|Strafford got back on the winning track with a commanding 38-13 win over Marionville. |
Evans was on Oklahoma's campus for two straight summers and apparently made quite an impression on his second trip as he earned a offer from the Sooners just after this summer's work.
|Next: Strafford (2-1) hosts Stockton, Mo.|
TERRY FRANKLIN - DE 6'3 - 199, Mansfield (Texas) Legacy
|Franklin had a big night in his team's 42-36 loss to Arlington Sam Houston. He had a 75-yard fumble return for touchdown and scored a touchdown at tight end as well. |
Franklin was one of Oklahoma's earliest offers and the class's second commitment, all this before his high school had ever played a varsity game.
|Next: Mansfield Legacy (0-3) hosts Stephenville.|
JAVON HARRIS - DB 5'11 - 179, Lawton, Okla.
|Harris had a huge game with 107-yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries, he also had five catches for 75 yards. Defensively he had eight tackles (six solo), three sacks, and a 97-yard kickoff return for touchdown in a 55-35 win over rival Lawton high. |
Harris is the third player in the last three years to commit to the Sooners and will graduate early.
|Next: MacArthur (2-0) travels to Lawton Eisenhower.|
DARIUS JONES - ATH 6'0 - 185, Marshall, Texas
|Jones had another big day with 263-yards of total offense including 184-yards rushing. He had three touchdowns (two on the ground) in Marshall's 28-12 win over Kilgore. |
Jones plays quarterback for the Mavericks and is seen as one of the most explosive players in the always talented East Texas.
|Next: Marshall (3-0) hosts Monroe (La.) Neville.|
GUS JONES - LB 6'2 - 211, Wagoner, Okla.
|Jones and his teammates suffered a surprising 43-6 loss to Grove as the Bulldogs turned the ball over four times. Unfortunately Jones went out within the first moments of the game and never returned.|
Jones was a well-kept secret for some time but once Brent Venables saw his film he coulnd't pass up taking the No. 5 linebacker commit in the class of 2009.
|Next:Wagoner (1-1) travels to Grove.|
RONNELL LEWIS - LB 6'3 - 220, Dewar, Okla.
|Lewis rushed for over 200 yards again and led his team to a 60-0 win over Mounds as they continue their assault on 11-man football. |
Lewis is currently ranked as the No. 3 player in Oklahoma and is one of the few class A talents to ever so much as make the Rivals.com database.
|Next: Dewar (2-0) travels to Pawhuska.|
BRANDON MAHONEY - LB 6'2 - 210, Keller (Texas) Fossil Ridge
|Mahoney and his Panther teammates continued their early season suffering falling to Flower Mound Marcus 49-28. |
Mahoney is the second straight Fossil Ridge Panther to come to Norman as he joins former teammate, and best friend, R.J. Washington.
|Next: Fossil Ridge (0-3) travels to Colleyville Heritage.|
JONATHAN MILLER - RB 6'0 - 180, Garland (Texas) Naaman Forest
|Miller had his biggest night of the seaosn and SoonerScoop.com was in attendance. Miller had five touchdowns, including runs of 73 and 47 yards with a total of 211-yards on the night in a 34-13 win over Mesquite. |
Miller is one of the Dallas/Fort Worth area's top returning rushers and was among Oklahoma's first offers at running back.
|Next: Naaman Forest (3-0) travels to Plano West.|
MARSHALL MUSIL - ATH 6'2 - 220, Lacrosse, Kan.
|The talented athlete had a big night in Lacrosse's 27-0 win over Hutchinson Trinity. In the win he had 8 tackles (six solo) and 11 carries for 90-yards, including 54 and two-yard touchdown runs He also had three catches for 20 yards. |
Musil is one of the most interesting members of Oklahoma's class of 2009 with potential to play any number of positions but seems destined for fullback.
|Next: Lacrosse (2-0) travels to Oxford (Neb.) Southern Valley.|
JAZ REYNOLDS - WR 6'2 - 182, Aldine, Texas
|Reynolds' game aginst Alief Elsik was cancelled due to Hurricane Ike. |
Reynolds is part of an extremely talented Eisenhower squad with fellow as many as six other division one players on the roster.
|Next: Eisenhower (0-2) hosts Beaumont West Brook.|
MARCUS TRICE - CB 5'8 - 167, Mesquite, Texas
|Trice had six catches for 69-yards and helped to lockdown John Harris but Mesquite fell short of Naaman Forest 34-13.|
Trice is a break from bigger Sooner cornerbacks of years past but was an amazing performer at numerous summer camps and was simply too good for Oklahoma to pass up.
|Next: Mesquite (2-1) hosts Southlake Carroll.|
ERIC WARD - WR 5'11 - 190, Wichita Falls (Texas) Rider
|Ward, quickly emerging as one of the best receivers in Texas, had 139-yards receiving on nine catches. He also had 27-yards on six rushing attempts. He had a 19-yard touchdown catch to open Rider's scoring, but the Raiders fell to Sulphur Springs 22-16 |
Ward is possibly the least known player of the class of 2009, but plays for one of Texas' best teams.
|Next: Rider (0-2) travels to Tyler John Tyler.|
STEVE WILLIAMS - WR 5'10 - 160, Dallas Skyline
|In a rare moment of weakness from Williams and his Skyline defensive mates the Raiders still found a way to win against fellow Dallas powerhouse Arlington Bowie 35-29. |
Williams is one of the fastest players in the entire state of Texas and gives Oklahoma a dangerous corner, as well as return man.
|Next: Skyline (2-0) hosts Plano East.|
TOM WORT - LB 6'1 - 210, New Braunfels, Texas
|Wort scored on a one-yard plunge and helped in a stout defensive performance but the Unicorns had their first loss of the season, 24-2 to San Antonio Madison. |
Without a doubt one of the biggest hitters in the country and a star for one of the best teams in the San Antonio area.
|Next: New Braunfels (2-1) travels to Smithson Valley.|