Sooners Land Much Needed DT

The Sooners landed their second verbal commitment of the week and it is a big one. A big one not only in size but also big in importance. Kerrick Huggins is the Sooners 15th verbal commit and the Sooners first defensive tackle commitment of the 2013 class. He is a four-star prospect that has been committed to Texas A&M since February. Friday, Huggins and A&M parted ways, and Huggins then verbaled to the Sooners later in the day.

Nov 10, 2012; Norman, OK, USA; Oklahoma Sooners cheerleaders perform for the crowd in the second half of the game against the Baylor Bears at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The Sooners won 42 – 34. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Huggins is a talented Dallas Skyline product that stands 6’4” and weighs 280 pounds. According to Rivals.com, Huggins is the 13th rated defensive tackle in the nation among 2013 recruits. It softens the blow from losing Justin Manning, who is the brother of former sooner Demarcus Granger, to the Aggies a week ago.

After this season Oklahoma will be losing three senior defensive tackles Stacy McGee, Casey Walker, and Jamarkus McFarland. The Sooners are in need of a serious influx of talent and the addition of a talented player like Huggins helps. Charles Walker, another talented defensive tackle, was offered today as the Sooners don’t plan on stopping at one defensive tackle. The Sooners need at least a couple more tackles, and today the Sooners finally got some momentum.

Topics: Football, Oklahoma Soonres, Recruiting

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