Rapid flow of recruiting shakes up The Oklahoman's Super 30

by Scott Wright Published: February 1, 2014
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This close to National Signing Day on Wednesday, football recruiting can be a very fluid process, and thus, so are the Super 30 recruiting rankings for the class of 2014.

Drama remains while the top two recruits weigh their options. And others in the top 30 are settling into their decisions. There seems to be news virtually every day.

In the last week, Seminole star Papi White switched his verbal commitment from Southern Miss to Ohio, McGuinness quarterback Jacob Lewis settled on Princeton, and Owasso receiver John Cole Neph turned down multiple scholarship offers to walk on at Oklahoma State. A few others on the list remain undecided as the final days of recruiting wind down.

Here is the sixth and final edition of the list:

1. Steven Parker, DB, Jenks, 6-2, 185

Uncommitted

The family is keeping fairly quiet as Signing Day nears, but OU, OSU, Auburn and Texas A&M appear to be the programs in the mix.

2. Deondre Clark, DE, Douglass, 6-4, 245

Committed to LSU

Took an official visit to Arizona State this weekend, but it looks like an OU-LSU duel to the finish for Clark.

3. David Cornwell, QB, Norman North, 6-5, 235

Committed to Alabama

Already on campus in Tuscaloosa as one of six players preparing to compete for the vacant QB job.

4. Justice Hansen, QB, Edmond Santa Fe, 6-3, 200

Committed to Oklahoma

Another star QB already on campus, Hansen is working to get his ankle healthy for spring ball.

5. Jordan Brailford, DE, Tulsa Washington, 6-3, 220

Committed to Oklahoma State

OSU defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer had to be drooling over Brailford's impressive performance at the Semper Fidelis All-America Game last month.

6. Jeffery Mead, WR, Tulsa Union, 6-6, 175

Committed to Oklahoma

For the moment, Mead is more focused on trying to lead the Redskins to a basketball title.

7. Dylan Harding, DB, Jenks, 6-2, 190

Committed to Oklahoma State

Played — and played well — through numerous injuries that limited his practice time to almost none during the playoffs.

8. Gyasi Akem, LB, Broken Arrow, 6-1, 215

Committed to Oklahoma State

Much like Harding, his speed will allow him some versatility in the Cowboy defense.

9. Carson Meier, TE, Tulsa Union, 6-7, 220

Committed to Oklahoma

Sat out the Semper Fidelis All-America game and about a month of basketball season with a shoulder injury, but he's healthy now.

10. Devon Thomas, RB, Broken Arrow, 5-11, 210

Committed to Oklahoma State

Enrolled last month to get a jump on preparations for spring practice.

11. Cameron Batson, WR, Millwood, 5-9, 170

Committed to Texas Tech

Batson believes playing QB as a senior improved his understanding of the WR position.


by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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