May 4, 2009
Don't Go West Young Man?
In Oklahoma's pursuit of finding a tight end they've followed the decision of the player who spurned them and decided to head West. While Xavier Grimble may have elected for Los Angeles; Oklahoma is now hoping to convince Palmdale (Calif.) Highland four-star Christian Thomas to do just the opposite.
The 6-foot-3, 235-pound multi-skilled prospect recently picked up an offer from the Sooners and after talking to offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson he seems to like what the Sooners are saying.
"The offer was out of the blue basically. The coach said he liked the film and I talked to him and then I got a scholarship out of it," Thomas said. "Of course, the way they were talking about using me as a player was great. And Oklahoma offering, it's one look for.
"We were just talking and me and him just hit it off, I've got a lot learn to about Oklahoma."
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