May 30, 2012

Did the Sooners Know Much of Parker Before Offering?

Sometimes timing is the biggest bit of good fortune in recruiting. After a Monday in which got to see Jenks, Okla. rising junior Steven Parker go through the first half of his workout at receiver, Mike Stoops swung by a day later to see Parker for himself. When he arrived Parker was going through drills at defensive back, the position he made a name for himself at.

And though reports of Parker's offer from Stoops and the Sooners just emerged Wednesday afternoon the elite high school program holding an offer from Oklahoma somehow stayed quiet for over a week.

"It actually happened the day after you took my picture (Monday). With our practices, we actually kind of switched off and on. One day we would start on offense and the other day we would start on offense," Parker explained.

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