Producing great tight ends is something Oklahoma has become accustomed to. Most recently Sooner fans will remember Mark Andrews and Grant Calcaterra and there’s hope that Austin Stogner will fit that mold in 2021. Others may go back to Jermaine Gresham catching passes from Paul Thompson and Sam Bradford. Then there’s the nostalgia of Keith Jackson, who could be the greatest to ever come from OU, and even Steve Zabel. The point is, Oklahoma is always producing, and looking for, top-notch talent from the H-Back/Tight End spot. That’s why having Luke Hasz on campus for the ChampUBBQ was a really big deal.
Rated as the top tight end prospect in the 2023 recruiting class, and the top overall prospect from the state of Oklahoma, Hasz has everything the Sooners want as a potentially dominant pass catcher. At 6-3/220 the Bixby native already has 30 scholarship offers with two years of high school ball left to play. Last fall he hauled in 32 passes for 703 yards and nine touchdowns, as a sophomore, to help Bixby win the 6-A-II state championship. All the heavy hitters of college football want him. Alabama, Florida State, Ohio State, and Penn State are among the schools trying to get him to look their way but so far the two crystal ball predictions to come in for him point towards Norman.
Last week 247Sports OUInsider Brandon Drumm cast a crystal ball prediction for Hasz to the Sooners and that was followed up by a post ChampU BBQ prediction from South Carolina Insider Hale McGranahan, despite the fact that Hasz was on campus in Stillwater on Monday…the same day McGranahan’s prediction came in.
With two years of high school ball still in front of him there’s going to be a lot of time for Sooner Nation to express patience with Luke Hasz, but you at least have to like the way things are shaping up as of right now.
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