August 8, 2013

Sooners Get Serious Quickly

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Last Saturday offensive line coach, Bill Bedenbaugh saw three-star offensive tackle, Ty Barrett, who Bedenbaugh had been recruiting since the Skyline products sophomore year, commit to TCU. Just a couple days later the Sooners offered Indianapolis (Ind.) Decatur Central offensive tackle, Lukayus McNeil. The 6-foot-7 and 268-pound lineman has been picking up offers in waves and the Oklahoma offer was not an offer that was expected at the time it was made.

Bedenbaugh had just been sending letters to McNeil leading up to before the offer but things picked up immediately early this week.

"It just came out of the blue. (Bedenbaugh) was sending me letters before but then he told my head football coach for me to call him. So I called him and then he offered me," McNeil stated.

Now approaching 20-offers, McNeil, who states he isn't all that familiar with the Oklahoma program, now has a reason to start researching the Sooners and learning more about them moving forward.

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