14 in '14: Oklahoma's top offensive targets


With several months to go until national signing day for the Class of 2013, it's never too early to look at Oklahoma’s top prospects for 2014 with a 14 for ’14 wish list.

Up first is the offense, where the Sooners have made a big impression on a number of top recruits.

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Wideout K.D. Cannon was one of the standouts at Oklahoma's summer camp.

WR Nick Alexander (Lancaster, Texas/Lancaster; 6-3, 195; OU Offer: Yes): He is an interesting case because he’s not producing as much as you might think on the high school level. But anybody who saw Alexander at OU’s camp in June knows the potential is there for him to make a lot of noise. OU was among the first schools to show real interest, and that should help moving forward.

OL Ty Barrett (Dallas/Skyline; 6-5, 285; OU Offer: No): The Sooners aren’t strangers to Dallas Skyline and the program is once again a good place to go for quality prospects. Barrett doesn’t have an OU offer yet, but he’s already picking up considerable interest from top programs and racking up offers from BCS conference schools.

OL Blake Blackmar (Houston/Clear Lake; 6-5, 299; OU Offer: No): Blackmar and the Sooners got familiar with each other during his sophomore season. As he continues to develop, it will be interesting to see whether OU’s early interest pays off down the road.

WR Jalen Brown (Phoenix/Mountain Pointe; 6-1, 175; OU Offer: Yes): OU has been at Phoenix Mountain Pointe this season for UCLA offensive tackle commit Kenny Lacy and have stumbled upon Brown. Brown has a nice blend of speed and size and is going to see his stock climb as the months go on.

WR K.D. Cannon (Mount Pleasant, Texas/Mount Pleasant; 6-1, 165; OU Offer: Yes): He dazzled at OU’s camp in June and picked up the offer the next day. Top schools across the country are flocking to Cannon. It won’t be easy, but Cannon seems to have a strong interest in the Sooners and OU wide receivers coach Jay Norvell.

ATH Cedric Dale (Keller, Texas/Timber Creek; 5-8, 169; OU Offer: No): His position is debatable, as he is proving to be effective as a running back and as a defensive back. He is also familiar with OU, visiting for the spring game and camping at OU in June. Dale's first few weeks of the season have produced some eye-popping numbers. The Sooners have been among his favorites for a long time.

ATH Michael Farmer (Edmond, Okla./North; 6-2, 210; OU Offer: No): Right now Farmer is playing running back at the high school level. But linebacker might be his position in college. Farmer visited OU last season and has been an unofficial visitor for each of the first two home games. Arizona State is the school showing the most interest in him right now.