February 21, 2008
Oklahoma lands it's second 2009 commit
In Oklahoma's battle of recruiting Texas they are often fighting the battle of Texas, A&M, and Texas Tech alums, and even occasionally former players, coaching in the high school ranks. In the new high school of Mansfield Legacy the Sooners have a former player of their own to help their recruiting efforts. And it's undeniable that Chris Melson's affiliation with Oklahoma, and in particular his relationship with the Sooner coaching staff helped them gain their most recent commitment.
Then again, considering Melson was selling defensive end Terry Franklin a prospect who didn't even play a varsity game as a junior yet the Sooners offered anyway, it's likely he was advertising a player that would have picked up plenty of interest either way.
"Yes sir, just this afternoon he committed o Oklahoma," Melson said of the previously unknown 6-foot-4, 210-pound pass rusher.
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