Signed, Sealed, Delivered!
Tommy Mason-Griffin headlines the class...
Tommy Mason-Griffin headlines the class...
Scout.com
Posted Nov 12, 2008


Scout.com has now been able to confirm that Jeff Capel and the Oklahoma Sooners have been able to nail down Letter of Intents from all of their committed prospects and have secured the 14th best class in America.

Oklahoma Signing Day Capsules:

Tommy Mason-Griffin

Position: PG
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195

Teams:
Madison High (Houston, Texas)
Houston Hoops (AAU)

Mason-Griffin is currently rated by Scout.com as the a Top 100 National recruit and a five-star prospect. He is also recognized as the third best point guard prospect in the nation by Scout.com.

He originally committed to play his ball at LSU, but ended up choosing Oklahoma over offers from schools like Texas, Baylor, Memphis, Oklahoma State, LSU, and Texas A&M.

Mason-Griffin will bring a great level of excitement to the table for the Sooners. He is a scoring point guard that loves to make things happen with the ball in his hands. He shows a great ability to create points for himself and his teammates. He has proven time and again that his quickness and ability to control the ball is tough to defend.

Mason-Griffin on Jeff Capel: “We have a pretty tight bond,” he said of his relationship with Capel. “We’ve been talking ever since I went to OU camp. He just really formed a pretty good relationship and now we are really close.

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Andrew Fitzgerald

Position: C
Height: 6-8
Weight: 240

Teams:

Brewster Academy (Wolfeboro, N.H.)
Team Melo (AAU)

Fitzgerald is currently rated by Scout.com as the a Top 100 National recruit and a four-star prospect. He is also recognized as the 14th best center prospect in the nation by Scout.com.

He chose the Sooners over offers from schools like Baylor, Maryland, Texas A&M, Pittsburgh, and Seton Hall.

Fitzgerald is a great presence inside the paint. He has a nice wide body that he uses to his advantage to get position down low. He is a hard-nosed type of player that will give 100 percent maximum effort every second he is on the hardwood. He will most likely develop in to a terrific rebounder and defensive threat.  

Brewster Academy coach Jason Smith on Fitzgerald: “He gets of stuff done. He’s got tremendous footwork and feel. He’s more skilled than people realize. He finishing everything around the rim and his footwork separates him from most kids.”

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Kyle Hardrick

 

Position: C, PF
Height: 6-8
Weight: 230

Teams:

Lawton Eisenhower (Lawton, Okla.)
Athletes First (AAU)

Hardrick is currently rated by Scout.com as a four-star prospect. He is also recognized as the 22nd best center prospect in the nation by Scout.com.

He was one of the very first commitments in the class as he chose to play for the Sooners way back in May of 2006

Hardrick has been described as a hard working player that will do whatever it takes to help his teammates. Alongside Andrew Fitzgerald he will provide a steady and high motored 1-2 punch in the paint. He has good hands and good feet and will provide some scoring in the paint.

Scout.com's Dave Telep on Hardrick: “Kyle is a good player. It is report card time for Kyle. Now he is a guy you want to see start to fulfill the expectations and go from prospect to player. He is certainly a Big 12 player and we are trying to determine if he is a guy that come in and carry a Big 12 front line or he is a guy that will come in and be a piece of a puzzle for a Big 12 frontline."

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Steven Pledger

 

Position: SG
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190

Teams:

Atlantic Shores (Virginia Beach, Va.)
Boo Williams (AAU)

Pledger, who is rated as the 28th best shooting guard in America and a four-star prospect by Scout.com, did not really blow up with a ton of national level scholarship offers, but did report scholarship opportunities from George Mason, Virginia Commonwealth, and Old Dominion.

Pledger may have never been a national name, but do not let that fool you. He has a ton of offensive upside. He is a guy that is "stone cold" beyond the three point arc, and he should provide a real spark for OU on the perimeter. He has a consistently smooth stroke and will nail down clutch shots.

Scout.com's Dave Telep on Pledger: “He is a guy that is just now hitting his stride. He has a high major body and a high major stroke. He plays really well behind the arc and he is not going to have a problem with the expanded line. He is starting to do a little bit more off of the bounce, but I think his role at Oklahoma will be a guy that can stretch defenses.”

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