Good Ready for the Crimson and Cream

Stephen Good

Stephen Good was one of the trendsetters in the Sooner's recruiting class of 2008. As one of the most highly ranked and recruited offensive linemen in the country it was big news when he selected the Sooners over the Longhorns.

With the report date on June 2nd on top of us, Paris (TX) offensive lineman Stephen Good is gearing up for next year's football season at Oklahoma.

Now that the ink is dry on his letter of intent, the 6-foot-5, 290-pound Good has already begun bonding with his fellow comrades.

"I hang out with Ben Habern in Dallas quite a bit. We are going to be roommates this fall," Good said. "I also keep in touch with a other guys like Britt Mitchell and Justin Johnson."

Good said he feels like it is important to get to know all of the guys he is going to be spending his future with.

"You are going to be with them for the next 4-5 years and they will be your teammates for a long time."

His plans are to major in either Kinesiology or General Business once on campus in Norman, but the question is whether or not Good is going to red shirt or come right in and play as a true freshman.

"I don't know, but I do know I am going to go up and play my freshman year," Good said. "But if I don't, I will make sure I use my red shirt year to get bigger, faster, and become a better player. Plus that will give me time to really learn the system. But either way, I'll be ready."

Back in February 2007, Good chose the Sooners over schools like Texas, Michigan, Nebraska, and Texas A&M, but it really came down to two major Big 12 schools.

"It was really down to Texas and Oklahoma," Good said. "I was a long time Texas fan, but in the end it came down to where I felt the most comfortable. I thought that Oklahoma was the best fit for me."

Good, who proved he was one of the best in the country by earning a starting spot in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, looks to insure the quarterback does not spend any time on the turf.

"The Sooner fans can expect for the quarterback to not get hit too many times," Good stated. "If there is one thing I can always promise is that I am always competitive. I am that way with everything. Being competitive is what keeps me going."

Good's spirited play is something that all Sooner fans will be looking forward to.

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