OU football recruiting offers pair of elite QBs for 2026


The quarterback room for Oklahoma football is fairly well set for the next couple of years, but the Sooners are already looking ahead to 2026 and beyond.

  • On Monday this week, the sooners extended a scholarship offer to five-star quarterback Jared Curtis, and on Tuesday OU reached out again, offering four-star signal-caller Faison Brandon.

This following a busy week of OU football recruiting in which the Brent Venables and his staff offered 14 prospects in the 2025 class and 9 more in the 2026 class.

Curtis hails from Nashville, Tennessee, is rated by 247Sports as the No. 1 quarterback and 19th overall player in the 2026 class. The scouting report on him is big-armed QB and a solid runner. He is listed at 6-feet, 4 inches and 225 pounds. The Sooners are going to have an uphill challenge, however, reeling Curtis in. He already has offers from the biggest programs in the country, including Georgia, Alabama, Michigan and Ohio State.

Early recruiting website predictions have Ohio State and Georgia in the lead in Curtis' recruitment.

While the Sooners have always looked at quarterback prospects from all over the country, Oklahoma's move to the SEC has opened the door more for them in rich talent bed of the south.

Brandon is from Greensboro, North Carolina. He is listed at 6 feet, 4 inches and 175 pounds and is rated a four-star prospect and ranked No. 6 at his position nationally by 247Sports. He is reported to hold up to 20 offers that include programs like Florida State, Tennessee and North Carolina among others.

John Williams of the website Sooners Wire, affiliated with USA Today, writes:

"As a passer, Brandon displays special downfield accuracy, regularly hitting his wide receivers with pinpoint passes. In addition to his passing prowess, he shows incredible athleticism and speed when he chooses to run."

Oklahoma also has offered another 2026 quarterback prospect, Legend Bay several months ago. Although currently playing quarterback at Horn (Texas) High School, Bay is being viewed by the OU staff as a wide receiver.