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OU camp: Day 2, session two
A near two-hour weather delay marred the second session of day two at Oklahoma's camp, but there were still some intriguing storylines to follow. Anderson shows up, shows out One of the biggest storylines from the first day was the appearance of Katy (Texas) High running back Rodney Anderson. He didn't participate Friday, but he was absolutely ready to roll Saturday afternoon. Already with an OU offer, he didn't have anything to prove. But he did it anyway and looked about as dominant as possible, showing a full array of skills and versatility. It's obvious the Sooners have positioned themselves well with Anderson for the future. The question will be is it enough for a commitment down the road? Anderson, once committed to Texas A&M, visited OU in April just prior to decommitting from the Aggies. Former teammate, Matt Dimon, was just one of the many OU players and coaches trying to convince Anderson to hop onboard. The big guns make their appearance It had become a bad recent tradition at OU for top names to say they're coming only to not show up for one reason or another. Not this year. Even though they never had any intention to camp, Scout 300 prospects like Dallas Skyline linebacker Anthony Wheeler, Waco (Texas) Midway safety Kahlil Haughton and Midwest City (Okla.) High safety Will Sunderland all showed up. And the good thing about the rain delay was it allowed the coaches as much time as possible for them to interact with the recruit and their family. All of them have made multiple trips to Norman, which can only be seen as a positive thing. It was also the first trip to Norman for Lancaster (Texas) High offensive guard Dominique Hearne. Offered by the Sooners a long time ago, Hearne felt like he had been lost in the shuffle. It was clear from his interaction with the coaches that is not the case. OU offers Hines The only confirmed offer so far from the weekend belongs to Class of 2017 Plano (Texas) East linebacker Anthony Hines III. Most considered it a foregone conclusion that OU was going to offer Hines as long as he showed up to campus and that was pretty much how it shook out. Hines, committed to Mississippi State since the fall, is now around 30 offers. All in the Thompson family One Thompson leaves but another could be on the way. Former OU quarterback Kendal Thompson was back in Norman to cheer his younger brother, Casey Thompson, a Class of 2018 prospect for Moore (Okla.) Southmoore. Casey Thompson camped at OU last year, too, participating all three days. This time around, he's just doing the one day camp with his teammate Quindon Lewis, a Class of 2017 name to watch. Kendal Thompson said he'll be in town a little longer before heading to Utah on Tuesday. Kendal transferred to the Utes following last season.
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