For the first time in some time Oklahoma came into National Signing Day with a chance to close on some elite prospects and was one of the more interesting teams to follow on college football's version of Christmas. That hope came to fruition with signing day announcements from four-star offensive tackle Kenyon Frison and Rivals100 athlete Michiah Quick.
But that was all before Oklahoma unleashed it's biggest, both literally and figuratively, surprise on the college football recruiting world when 6-foot-7, 340-pound Orlando Brown was announced as Oklahoma's No. 26 pledge.
"Officially signed with University of Oklahoma," Brown tweeted just moments after Oklahoma's official Twitter feed released the information.
SCOOPHD offers some highlights of Brown and SoonerScoop.com editor breaks down just what happened and what exactly Oklahoma is bringing into Norman in the form of the long-time former Tennnessee commitment.
SCOOPHD: The Signing Day Surprise
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At one time or another Brown held offers from not only the Vols but Alabama, USC, Notre Dame, Texas, Oregon, Wisconsin, and Ohio State among so many others.