Ware, Moore notable OU spring offers

OU target TE Josh Moore

OU made several noteworthy offers during the spring evaluation period. Which ones might mean more than others?

It was clear Oklahoma was going to be busy on the recruiting trail during the spring evaluation period. The Sooners were, making plenty of new offers.

Following the six weeks of going from coast to coast, here are the notable offers OU has given out.

Cedar Hill (Texas) High RB Aca'cedric Ware (No. 50 RB)

OU saw a couple of its top running backs pick other schools and didn't waste any time at all in finding some other quality options. One of those is Ware, who had an incredible spring evaluation period. The Sooners haven't been able to get Ware to campus just yet, but he said he is looking to make visits in July to numerous schools. OU is expected to be one of them.

Olathe (Kan.) North TE Josh Moore (No. 17 TE)

The Sooners are looking for one tight end for this class, and Moore seems to be like the favorite at this point. Following an offer a couple of weeks ago, Moore was back to campus last weekend. He loved getting to know the entire coaching staff and said he expects to be back in the fall. Other schools are certainly in the picture, but OU is in a great spot for Moore.

Many (La.) High OT Garrett Thomas (No. 46 OT)

The offer to Moore felt like a mere formality after all the interest and the same can be said about Thomas. He was able to visit the campus albeit not during the best of situations with everybody gone from campus. His offer came a couple of weeks ago, and it's apparent he is looking to return to Norman. SEC schools and Texas are both major factors for Thomas, too.

Arlington (Texas) Bowie OT Madison Akamnonu (No. 21 OT)

He visited OU a week before getting his offer, and his father graduating from OU should help the Sooners in their chase. The biggest obstacle looks to be Texas as Akamnonu was back in Austin last weekend. Sooners need a couple of more quality offensive tackles, and Akamnonu is certainly high on OU's board.

Coppell (Texas) High O Connor Williams (No. 38 OT)

When OU offered, it seemed like the Sooners might have been able to get a steal. But as the spring period kept going, it became pretty clear this is going to be one tough race to win. Williams exploded during the six weeks and picked up one major offer after another from schools across the country. Too early to know if OU is going to be able to survive his first cut.

Riverdale (La.) Jefferson CB Donte' Jackson (No. 26 CB)

OU came in nice and early and looked like it would be a tough school to beat. But then LSU entered the picture and everything has been blown up. Jackson was waiting for the Tigers to extend the invitation, and it's very tough to see OU or any other school swaying him in another direction as long as the mutual interest is there with LSU.

DEs Gabriel Campbell/Neville Gallimore

Combining them because OU needs defensive ends, and Jerry Montgomery made it crystal clear these are the guys he's looking to acquire. Things never blew up during the six weeks for Campbell although he still has an Alabama offer. Gallimore, however, has become one of the most coveted prospects during these six weeks. Being from Canada has not hurt his recruitment at all, and he has the choice from a who's who in college football.

Belleville (Ill.) West kicker Austin Seibert

Seibert was offered pretty early in the period and committed to the Sooners on May 9. Seibert's addition is huge for OU's class because it wraps up the search for next best kicker. Seibert already said he's ready to break all the records Michael Hunnicutt is setting during his time in Norman. Seibert is definitely one of the best in the nation.

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