The Oklahoman's Super 30
Defensive end grew up in a big Ohio State family. But on the eve of his transfer to Douglass High for his senior year, Ward is ready to become a Sooner.
Tulsa East Central's Stanvon Taylor, who committed to OU in May, is a dream to coach, according to Bobby Klinck. Taylor says he's learned from seeing the mistakes of other talented players who didn't make it to the Division I level.
Boyd, with the nickname ‘Cheese,' has turned into a dominant presence at 6-foot-4, 305 pounds.
Dalton Rodriguez grew up wanting to play football for Tulsa Union. The Redskins have won titles in his first three years of high school, and Rodriguez committed to OU in May.
Maurice Chandler is one of the highest-touted recruits in the state, with offers from Arizona State, Arkansas State, Kansas State, Oregon State and Texas Tech.
Lawton MacArthur's Darius Graham still thinks about the Highlanders' 2011 season, when they came short in the state title game against Guthrie. But he believes his team has a shot again this year.
Six weeks ago, Jenks receiver Jordan Smallwood had no idea what direction his recruiting would take him. That changed after getting an offer from the Sooners after he attended their camp.
Ben Oberste grew up admiring his older brother Matt, but now he is making his own path at quarterback.
Edmond North center Heath Newland hopes to make a return trip to the U.S. Army All-American event, this time as a bowl participant.
Del City's Corey Lawrence has offers from a ranged of schools, including Kansas State, Indiana and North Texas. The question is where he will play in college.
Schools like Memphis, Arkansas State and Tulsa have extended offers the defensive end.
Jenks running back Trey'Vonne Barr'e is just 5-foot-9, but he's worked to add weight. And, as he waits on his first college offer, he's in summer school working on his GPA.
As part of a potent two-back package, running back Cameron Wrenn accounted for 1,129 yards and 19 TDs as a junior.
Tulsa Washington senior James Caligone has explosive quickness, sure hands and dynamic playmaking ability, an ideal set of tools for a cornerback.
Linebacker Cory Irwins is beginning to impress coaches at camps, causing a boost in recruiting.
The boy who used to cry when his youth league games were over has grown into a top player who's committed to the University of Tulsa.
Quarterback Brayden Scott, who has committed to Memphis, has tested out his future in ‘Dynasty' mode of video games. His digital counterpart has quarterbacked plenty of top teams and won a few Heismans. Soon, it will be Scott's turn to try his hand at college football.
Edmond Santa Fe defensive back was one of just two Oklahomans to play in International Federation of American Football U-19 World Championship.
Linebacker racked up 113 tackles a year ago.
Kimmie Carson first played the linebacker position in the 2010 playoffs. Nearly two years later, he's widely considered the top linebacker in the state, and coach Bobby Klinck still calls him ‘a raw talent.'
Tulsa Washington standout will play defensive end this season, despite the fact he has committed to Arkansas as a safety.
Freeman, who has offers from Utah State and Dartmouth so far, looking to improve after knee surgery.
Big, fast cornerback has 10 college offers so far.
After transferring from Tulsa Central in January, Devanta Johnson can't participate in team activities until an OSSAA issue is resolved. In the meantime, he's making the rounds at camps and trying to learn as much as he can.
Mejia, 6-foot-3 and 280 pounds, is a big weapon for Tulsa Union, especially in the run game.
Kerwin Thomas learned to be patient after watching the recruitment of teammate Kevin Peterson last year. He's been working to add weight in the offseason.
He'd been playing cornerback for years, but Jordan Evans' shift to linebacker has paid off.
After missing his junior season with a torn ACL, Woodhouse hopes to have a strong senior season and pick up more scholarship offers.
Caleb Holland had been playing basketball, baseball and football before coach Gary Rose told him he thought he had a chance to play football in college.
The Carolina Panthers' Reggie Smith remains one of the faces of the Edmond Santa Fe football program. But his brother Trevan Smith is making his own path as a receiver/cornerback for the Wolves already earning a scholarship offer from South Dakota.
The Oklahoman's Super 30View All
- No. 30: Trevan Smith, Edmond Santa Fe
- No. 29: Chris Hall, Tulsa Union
- No. 28: Caleb Holland, Carl Albert
- No. 27: Cory Irwins, Mustang
- No. 26: Diquon Woodhouse, Altus
- No. 25: James Caligone, Tulsa Washington
- No. 24: Jordan Evans, Norman North
- No. 23: Cameron Wrenn, Broken Arrow
- No. 22: Kerwin Thomas, Wagoner
- No. 21: Trey'Vonne Barr'e, Jenks
- No. 20: Blake Mejia, Tulsa Union
- No. 19: Frankie Davis, Broken Arrow
- No. 18: Devanta Johnson, Tulsa East Central
- No. 17: Corey Lawrence, Del City
- No. 16: Cre Moore, Broken Arrow
- No. 15: Heath Newland, Edmond North
- No. 14: Carlos Freeman, Midwest City
- No. 13: Ben Oberste, Sallisaw
- No. 12: Dominique Alexander, Tulsa Washington
- No. 11: Jordan Smallwood, Jenks
- No. 10: Kimmie Carson, Tulsa East Central
- No. 9: Darius Graham, Lawton MacArthur
- No. 8: Devin Rolan, McAlester
- No. 7: Maurice Chandler, Lawton
- No. 6: Khari Harding, Edmond Santa Fe
- No. 5: Dalton Rodriguez, Tulsa Union
- No. 4: Brayden Scott, Tahlequah-Sequoyah
- No. 3: Rob Boyd, Vian
- No. 2: Stanvon Taylor, Tulsa East Central
- No. 1: D.J. Ward, Douglass