Three of the state’s top running backs have settled on their college destinations as National Signing Day nears.
Last week, Seminole’s Papi White verbally committed to Southern Mississippi, coached by former Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken. White, 5-foot-9, 170 pounds, led the state in rushing yards per game at 241.0, finishing with 3,133 yards and 41 touchdowns in 13 games.
On Sunday, Lawton standout Michael Warren committed to Iowa State after a weekend visit to the campus, as first reported by the Lawton Constitution.
Warren, 6-foot-1, 185 pounds, led Class 6A in rushing with 2,512 yards and 26 touchdowns, averaging 209.3 yards per game.
And Wagoner running back Lawrence Evitt committed to Central Oklahoma, according to his coach, Dale Condict. The 5-foot-7, 165-pound Evitt rushed for over 5,600 yards and 66 touchdowns the last two seasons.
UTEP offers Mustang's Hill
Mustang offensive lineman Tristan Hill continues to gain college interest, with UTEP joining the mix late last week.
The 6-foot-6, 290-pound offensive tackle also has offers from Florida A&M and Southeastern Louisiana, along with interest from North Carolina State and Washington State.
Memorial's Cowherd on USA Today list
Edmond Memorial's Shane Cowherd is in the regional round of voting for USA Today's best high school boys basketball coach.
Cowherd won the state round of voting and is now in competition against coaches from Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa. Cowherd has two Class 6A state titles and a 110-20 record in six seasons.
Fans can vote under the “Contests” tab at http://www.usatodayhss.com/.
Del City's Cannon commits to UAFS
Del City guard Brett Cannon verbally committed to Arkansas-Fort Smith on Friday as the program continues to come after Oklahoma talent.