Over the course of the recruiting cycle, the Sooners made quick progress with a defensive end target from the Houston area. Closing the gap on the likes of Alabama and Texas A&M, Lincoln Riley emerged from the group as the front runner for 4-star lineman. Remaining undecided until the early signing period opened, Marcus Stripling announced a final destination…
Pulling out a bag from under the table, Stripling dipped his hand in to grab what appeared to be a hat. Revealing the crimson and cream cap, the DE chose to lend his talents to the University of Oklahoma for the foreseeable future.
— Josh McCuistion (@JLMcCuistion) December 19, 2018
Jumping on social media to welcome the newest #NewWave19 addition, Lincoln Riley shared this post:
— Lincoln Riley (@LincolnRiley) December 19, 2018
Holding a grand total of twenty offers from various locations, Stripling remained a coveted prospect. Possessing speed and strength that translates to the next level, the defensive end has proven to be a disruptive force on the edge. With a young crop of talent on the roster, Stripling can compete for immediate playing time if provided the opportunity.
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