March 28, 2007

Oklahoma picks up prize quarterback

Over the past few years Oklahoma's recruitment of quarterbacks has been a never-ending carousel. Oklahoma appeared to have their quarterback of the future heading into the 2006 season, but off-the-field issues prevented that plan from coming to fruition.

From great prospects that never panned out, to unheralded national champions, the quarterback position has always been the center of attention and debate during Bob Stoops' tenure in Norman.

For the class of 2008, Oklahoma embarked on a very deliberate process of ironing out a definitive quarterback offer as the Sooners eventually set their sights on Artesia, N.M. standout after an impressive showing at Oklahoma's camp last summer.

While the Sooners were patient in offering the 6-foot-4, 205-pound Jones, he wasted little time in letting his intentions be known. Just over two weeks after receiving an Oklahoma offer during his recent visit to Norman, Jones has pledged with the Sooners.

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