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OU football: Breaking down the Sooners' commitments and targets

Ryan Aber breaks down how committed players could impact OU next year and looks at the players the Sooners are still targeting.
Oklahoman Published: January 30, 2012

Immediate impact

Kass Everett, DB, 5-11, 185, Woodland Hills, Calif. (Pierce CC)*

Brannon Green, TE, 6-4, 260, Fort Scott, Kan. (Fort Scott CC)*

Will Latu, OL, 6-5, 315, St. Petersburg, Fla. (College of the Canyons)

Taylor McNamara, TE, 6-5, 235, San Diego (Westview)

Trey Metoyer, WR, 6-2, 198, Whitehouse, Texas (Hargrave Military)

Durron Neal, WR, 6-1, 195, St. Louis, Mo. (DeSmet)


Daniel Brooks, Ath., 5-10, 170, Port Lavaca, Texas (Calhoun)

Chaz Nelson, DE, 6-3, 240, Garden City, Kan. (Garden City CC)*

Alex Ross, RB, 6-1, 205, Jenks

Special teams

Sterling Shepard, WR, 5-10, 175, Heritage Hall

Derrick Woods, WR, 6-1, 180, Inglewood, Calif.

Likely redshirt

Ty Darlington, OL, 6-3, 275, Apopka, Fla.

Laith Harlow, TE, 6-5, 240, Tallahassee, Fla. (Godby)

Trevor Knight, QB, 6-3, 195, San Antonio (Ronald Reagan)

Kyle Marrs, OL, 6-6, 302, San Antonio (Brandeis)

John Michael McGee, OL, 6-4, 260, Texarkana, Texas (Texas)

David Smith, RB, 6-1, 190, Midlothian, Ill. (Bremen)

Eric Striker, LB, 6-1, 195, Seffner, Fla. (Armwood)

Charles Tapper, DE, 6-4, 255, Baltimore, Md. (City College)



Nelson Agholor, WR, Tampa, Fla. (Berkeley Prep)

Ahgolor (6-2, 180) likely winds up at either USC or Florida but the Sooners have continued their pursuit of the wide receiver ranks as the country's third best.

Zach Banner, OL, Lakewood, Fla. (Lakes)

Banner, too, is likely headed somewhere other than Norman — probably USC — but the five-star tackle (6-9, 310) has the Sooners in his final three. He'll announce Monday.