How quarterback Tully Arnold helped convince Oklahoma’s newest commit to choose OU ( News Oklahoma )

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Oklahoma Bedlam's victory — and everything that went into it — has left an impression on the modern verbal world for a very short time."Great impression," said Kendel Dolby. Dolby, a junior college All-American in the 2023 recruiting class, was among dozens of recruits who watched OU beat OSU 28-13 on Saturday night. AllSooners said he loved his visit and wasted no time in betting on Brent Venables and his guests."After the Bedlam game, I was in the room with Petorius 5 and them in the room, and I told them I'm going to go ahead and commit," Dolby said.Dolby said he was simply blown away by the size of OU football, from meeting security coach Brandon Hall and Venables to the atmosphere itself. "The fans were like crazy," Dolby…
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Oklahoma Sooners Coach Brent Venables elaborates on the Sooners’ Big Recruiting Weekend ( News Oklahoma )

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NORMAN — A 6-5 record heading into Saturday's final season at Texas Tech means Oklahoma has at least one eye on the future.The visitors brought in a colossal rally over the weekend when they took down Oklahoma State in a memorable game at Bedlam. No official ticket attended high school and junior college, but easily about 40.This list includes members of the 2023 class, 2024 class, 2025 class and 2026 class or two. There have been as many as seven 5-stars (through the 247 Game rankings) and some who are flipping OU staff hopes elsewhere.And, as expected, there was an immediate payoff, as OU 2023 landed verbal commitments from 3-star defensive end Ashton Sanders and 3-star edge rusher Taylor Wein."Obviously," coach Brent Venables said Tuesday, "that's what you were hoping…
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COLUMN: Why Brent Venables Says Oklahoma Doesn’t Trust Portal Transfer This Year

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NORMAN - When I asked about Brent Venables skirt skirt skirt recruiting to a 5-5 recordalmost naturally follows the question of the transfer of Portal games.Will Venables be read too early yet in terms of their future transfer needs?No, he said, no. But that's pretty much all Venables had to say about the transfer gate."I think our roster probably needs a couple of spots," he said. "We'll just see how everything goes. But I just want to say, you look at him — you don't need a quarterback, OK? That's how I feel."This can be taken in two ways. One thing that Venables definitely expects is Dillon Gabriel to start in 2023. Gabriel was less certain about the future when I asked him about the future and if he thought…
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Recruiting at 5-5 is ‘Not Ideal,’ But Lacinia Coaches Say Expectations See Opportunity

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NORMAN - No one wants to admit it at Oklahoma, but losing games, as bitter as they may be, can create recruiting opportunities."It's not ideal," said OU defensive coordinator Ted Roof. “It's not, it's certainly not how we want to attract it. But at the same time, it is time that I came with it.The guests should be recruiting from the top station, that is, the team at the top, you are the team that considers the expectations, because one of the places in which it is so frequent and constant to win, is just placed.So what happens when the team's bowl streak falls to 5-5, as OU heads into Saturday's Bedlam showdown with Oklahoma State?Whether members of the 2023 class are still mulling over their immediate future, or the…
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