Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and Varsity Recruiting Articles

  • OU Football: Evaluating OU's class of 2017, re-evaluating the meaning of commitment

    By Jason Kersey Staff Writer jkersey@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Feb 7, 2016

    NORMAN — There's an old recruiting maxim uttered by dozens of college football coaches through the years: It's like shaving; do it every day or, pretty soon, you'll look like a bum. That's why there's no rest for coaches around the country, despite having just signed their 2016 classes...

  • Anadarko OL Kelby Bailey signs with Air Force

    Jacob Unruh | Yesterday

    Anadarko offensive lineman Kelby Bailey quietly put together his best season of his career, and it paid off Wednesday. The 6-foot-4, 275-pound tackle became the second football player in school history to sign with a Division I program when he signed a Certificate of Intent with Air Force....

  • Oklahoma football: QB Tanner Schafer to walk on for Sooners

    Ryan Aber | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    NORMAN — Oklahoma might only have two eligible scholarship quarterbacks but they added another preferred walk-on quarterback Friday in Tanner Schafer. Schafer (6-foot-3, 180 pounds) joins Reece Clark and Connor McGinnis as walk-on quarterbacks for the Sooners....

  • High school notebook: Three football coaches leave state for new jobs

    By Jacob Unruh, Scott Wright and Jason Kersey | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Two coaches are critical of Oklahoma education system.

  • OU football: A look at the Sooners' recruits

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma boosted one of the nation's top recruiting classes with the addition of linebacker Caleb Kelly late Wednesday. Kelly, a 6-foot-3, 225-pounder from Clovis West High School in Fresno, California, was listed as a five-star prospect by Rivals and Scout. He chose the Sooners over Alabama,...

  • OSU football: A look at the Cowboys' recruits

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy and offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich are expected to bring in at least 11 offensive players in the 2016 recruiting class. Defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer is expected to have at least eight new defenders in this year's class. Here is a look at each player OSU...

  • Heritage Hall's Tevin McDaniel highlights Air Force's efforts in Oklahoma

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    Heritage Hall star Tevin McDaniel already has a date circled on his calendar two seasons into his college career at Air Force. Sept. 16, 2017, a game in the Big House against Michigan. “It’s not like we’re playing other teams,” McDaniel said. “These are teams that compete for national...

  • National Signing Day: Why Chandler's Mason Myers chose a college coach just like his father

    By Jenni Carlson Columnist jcarlson@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    CHANDLER — Family and friends, coaches and teammates surrounded Mason Myers as he sat inside the library at Chandler High School. A smile rarely left his face. And yet, there was also sadness on Wednesday morning. On the day he signed a national letter of intent to play...