Oklahoma is moving north in the recruiting rankings and they’re just getting started in what could be an extremely busy month. Edmond, Oklahoma’s (Deer Creek High School) Jacob Sexton became the first offensive tackle to commit to the Sooners for this recruiting cycle. The 4-star prospect (6-5/285) made his decision public on Saturday evening with a video that was released on social media.
Before Sexton’s commitment the Sooners ranked #3 in the Big 12 and #18 nationally in 247Sports recruiting rankings. His addition to the class immediately boosted Oklahoma to #2 in the conference and #14 nationally. That’s a move towards a more positive direction for a team that was sitting in the top spot in the Big 12 and in the Top 5 nationally before receiver de-commitments caused them to drop in the rankings.
Lincoln Riley indicated that the Sooners were far from done yet. Giving affirmation to what was already expected to be a very busy July, Riley tweeted out four more sets of eye balls indicating at least five more commitments were on the way because there was already one set of eyes out there unaccounted for.
With receiver Robert Spears-Jennings (July 4th), tight end Kaden Helms, and offensive tackle Dayne Shor (July 31st) all expected to make decisions by month’s end, it’s easy to see Oklahoma back at the top of the conference recruiting rankings shortly.
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