June 25, 2009

Peterson puts recruiting to rest

Throughout his recruitment Torrea Peterson has talked about bringing an early end to his recruitment.

The 6-foot-4, 300-pound run-stuffer from San Antonio East Central never mentioned that the ending would be so abrupt.

From day one Peterson has remained adamant that he did not want his recruitment to play any role in his senior season so that he might focus on giving his teammates his best effort. Just a few short weeks ago Peterson talked about his offer from USC and his hopes of getting out to see the Men of Troy on June 24.

But it seems that just a day after his planned visit he put his words of an early decision into motion.

"I committed to Oklahoma just a little while ago," Peterson said. "I told coach Jackie Shipp and let him know. He was bouncing off the walls but he sounded like he was sweating, you could tell he was excited."

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