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Pair Of 2019 Wideouts Commit To Oklahoma

The Sooners land a couple of high profile commitments for the 2019 class.

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Oklahoma kicked off their 2019 recruiting class on Sunday, as they landed wide receivers Theo Wease Jr, and Arjei Henderson. The two high-profile receivers both committed following Oklahoma’s junior day, and their commitments move Oklahoma to 5th in the 2019 247Sports class rankings. It also represents a step in the right direction as the Big 12 has struggled in recruiting and has lost its grip on the state of Texas.

THE WEASE FILE

Name Hometown Position Position Ranking Star Rating
Theo Wease Jr Allen, TX WR 14  ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wease, who hails from the same school as Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, is the #97 recruit in the 2019 class, though he’s someone many expect to shoot up the rankings in the next few years. The 6-foot-3 deep threat chose Oklahoma over Miami, Ole Miss, Auburn, TCU, Baylor, and Iowa State. Oklahoma was expected to ultimately win this recruitment, but he certainly made it easy on Bob Stoops and his staff, committing just under two years before he’ll officially sign with the Sooners.

Wease brings a lot of speed, and a lot of deep ball tracking ability to Oklahoma, something you don’t generally see high school players excel at. He’s a lengthy wide out that’ll be a great outside wide receiver if he works on his strength in Norman.

THE HENDERSON FILE

Name Hometown Position Position Ranking Star Rating
Arjei Henderson Richmond, TX WR Unranked ⭐⭐⭐⭐

While Henderson isn’t ranked by 247Sports yet, he soon will be. Many expect him to be a future 5-star prospect, and that’s what makes this such a big get for Oklahoma. He chose the Sooners over Kansas, USC, Texas, Florida, LSU, and pretty much every other top-level team in college football.

Henderson is a very different kind of receiver in comparison to Wease. He’s 6-foot-1, and plays similarly to Dede Westbrook. He’s quick, runs great routes, and can make big plays after the catch. He may not have the size, but Henderson should be a very good player in Norman.

Oklahoma is still two years from signing these guys, but unlike a lot of early commitments, I fully expect these two to stick. Look for Oklahoma to move their attention to finding a quarterback for these two in the 2019 class, sooner rather than later.

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