In desperate need of a defensive tackle during the 2020 recruiting, the Sooners began scouring the nation for a viable prospect. Targeting the No. 5 overall recruit on the junior college level, the coaching staff struck up a relationship with Perrion Winfrey. On Wednesday, the former 3-star tackle committed to the University of Oklahoma.
At 6’3″ Winfrey displayed explosiveness off the line of scrimmage. Finding a way into the backfield, the 305-pound defender gobbles up ball carries. Possessing the strength necessary to collapse the pocket, Winfrey possesses the potential to be a star in the Big 12 Conference.
After visiting Norman, Oklahoma during the second weekend of June, Winfrey turned around an committed three days later. The defensive tackle held offers from Alabama to Oregon before choosing the Sooners as a final destination.