Sooners off to hot 2015 start

OU commit Du'Vonta Lampkin

OU closed the 2014 class strong, and the start for 2015 has OU fans pretty excited as well.

Less than 24 hours after a solid close to the 2014 class on signing day, it's OK to start turning the page and looking toward the Class of 2015 for Oklahoma.

It's not a bad thing, either, for Sooners fans. The 2014 class took a while to get rolling, but the 2015 crop is already off to a terrific start.

OU sits at four commits with all four in the updated Scout 300 released Thursday afternoon.

Allen (Texas) High offensive tackle Bobby Evans, No. 71

It's all about the family when it comes to Evans and OU. His father, Bobby Joe, played basketball at OU in the 1990s. His older brother, Tay Evans, signed with the Sooners this week. Bobby Evans committed to the Sooners in July and hasn't had any second thoughts since. A lot of other schools are offering Evans, but he's not looking around at all. He's about as firm a commit as the program is ever going to have at this point.

Oklahoma City Casady offensive guard Josh Wariboko, No. 197

OU offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh jumped in early with Wariboko, and it's a good thing he did, too, because the offers are coming left and right. Wariboko committed to OU in June, and it's obvious that even though he is pretty firm with OU, he wouldn't mind the opportunity to look around. The Sooners are going to have to walk that fine line of letting him do his own thing but also keeping him 100 percent committed. There hasn't been an instance of Wariboko seriously looking around yet, however.

Houston Cypress Falls defensive tackle Du'Vonta Lampkin, No. 232

OU was on a mission last weekend with Lampkin. Committed since November, he had never actually seen the campus until last weekend's junior day. The mission is going to be a lot easier for the Sooners moving forward as Lampkin was thrilled with what he saw and felt 100 percent comfortable in his potential new home. OU coaches Bob Stoops and Jerry Montgomery made a big impression on him, and he remains locked in with OU.

Jenks (Okla.) High defensive tackle Marquise Overton, No. 237

All of the positive things that have happened for OU on the recruiting trail since the Allstate Sugar Bowl have been nice, but it all started with Overton. He was the first of the now 10 commits to the program since that upset victory, and it was another case of keeping the top talent at home. Overton grew up a huge OU fan, and once he got the offer, it felt like a matter of when he would commit instead of if he would. Overton didn't take too long to wait and make a decision, and OU fans are certainly happy about that.

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