The Sooners are still working to finalize their 2013 class but the coaching staff will take some time to focus on the 2014 class in early January.
Oklahoma will hold its first junior day of the year Jan. 12, a weekend that will also feature some 2013 visitors.
The expected visitors include Edmond Santa Fe quarterback Justice Hansen and Tulsa Memorial tight end Mike'Quan Deane. Also expected are a trio of Texas players that already hold an offer from the Sooners: Houston Cypress Falls outside linebacker Otaro Alaka, Mount Pleasant wide receiver KD Cannon and Brenham cornerback Darrion Johnson
Taylor ready for All-American game
Tulsa East Central defensive back Stanvon Taylor is in Houston this week preparing for the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl.
The game will be played at 7 p.m. Sunday at Reliant Stadium and will be broadcast on Comcast SportsNet.
Taylor is one of two state players on the roster.
The other is Vian offensive lineman Rob Boyd, who has committed to Tulsa.
Sooner commitments Keith Ford and wide receiver target Laquon Treadwell will travel this week to St. Petersburg, Fla., to play in the Under Armour All-America Game on Jan. 4 at Tropicana Field.
Russell ranked in Juco 100
Recent Sooner signee Quincy Russell, a defensive tackle, is the highest ranked OU commitment/signee in the recently released Rivals Juco 100.
Russell (6-foot-3, 311 pounds) comes in at No. 21.
The Trinity Valley Community College product is three spots ahead of Trinity teammate and Sooners commitment Josiah St. John, who comes in at No. 23.
Former Southmoore standout linebacker d'Vante Henry, who played for Arizona Western last season and recently signed with West Virginia, is No 23.
Dimon leads Katy
Sooners defensive end commitment Matt Dimon of Katy, Texas, picked up Defensive Most Valuable Player honors in Katy's 35-24 win over Cedar Hill to win the Class 5A Division II title at Cowboys Stadium the weekend before Christmas.
Katy finished the season 16-0.
“It feels like all our hard work throughout the season is really worth it,” Dimon told YourFortBendNews.com. “We got every team's best shot. We weathered the storm and now we're 16-0 and state champions.”
Since the championship, there was talk Texas was going after Dimon. Longhorns coaches spent some time at Katy recently, but Dimon reiterated his commitment to the Sooners.
Young set for visit
Perris (Calif.) Citrus Hill's KJ Young is expected to visit Norman on Jan. 11.
The wide receiver/defensive back has an offer from the Sooners.
Young (6-0, 180) already visited Boise State and UNLV and is expected to visit Colorado State the week after coming to Norman.
Young had 91 catches for 1,593 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior.
Beyer accepted to Minnesota
Former Sooner offensive lineman commitment Matt Beyer of San Antonio Reagan had his football career cut short because of an injury just as his senior season was beginning.
Last week, Beyer was accepted into the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering.
Beyer lived in Minnesota before moving to San Antonio.
Beyer committed to the Sooners over the summer but was diagnosed with cervical spinal stenosis in early September.