SoonerNation signing day live blog
February, 6, 2013
By Bob Przybylo | ESPN.com
Damon Sayles/ESPNCornerback Dakota Austin committed to the Sooners over the weekend and signed on Wednesday.Welcome to SoonerNation's live coverage of national signing day for the Oklahoma Sooners. We'll be with you throughout the day providing up-to-the minute updates on OU's class of 2013.
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11:35 a.m.: All of OU's commits are now officially Sooner signees. OU missed out on three potential signing day additions but one more remains. L.J. Moore is scheduled to decide between OU, Arizona State and Oregon State at 5 p.m. CT.
10:15 a.m.: OU is down to one. Three-star wide receiver K.J. Young (Perris, Calif./Citrus Hill) and three-star defensive tackle Kerrick Huggins (Dallas/Skyline) are both officially with the Sooners. The only commit's national letter of intent that hasn't arrived is cornerback Dakota Austin (Lancaster, Texas/Lancaster)
Congratulations to Jordan Smallwood new Sooner WR class of 2013! Welcome to the Sooner family! twitter.com/CoachJayNorvel…
— Jay Norvell (@CoachJayNorvell) February 6, 2013
Congrats to KJ Young 2013 WR Commit from California. The papers are in. Welcome to the Sooner family! twitter.com/CoachJayNorvel…9:50 a.m.: Wasn't a hot name on the target board in June, but in-state linebacker Jordan Evans (Norman, Okla./North) played his way into an offer and his national letter of intent has been received by the Sooners.
— Jay Norvell (@CoachJayNorvell) February 6, 2013
Congratulations to the guys that chose to become #Sooners . See you boys in June. Come ready to work and come ready to win.
— Gabe Ikard (@GabeIkard) February 6, 2013
9:20 a.m.: ESPN 300 safety Hatari Byrd (Fresno, Calif./Central East) has sent in his national letter of intent. It's possible four-star cornerback L.J. Moore has sent his in as well, but the Sooners will not reveal that yet if he has. Moore is scheudled to announce at 5 p.m. CT.
8:50 a.m.: His power issues are resolved and ESPN 300 defensive end Matt Dimon (Katy, Texas/Katy) is officially with the Sooners. He was having fax problems, but he's ready to wear the crimson and cream.
8:45 a.m.: OU has its quarterback as ESPN 300 prospect Cody Thomas (Colleyville, Texas/Heritage) has sent in his national letter of intent. The Sooners are waiting for six more faxes from their commits and four-star cornerback L.J. Moore (Fresno, Calif./Central East) is still in play, too.
Officially a SOONER!!!!!! Hard work pays off and God is good!8:35 a.m.: The Sooners have 16 of their 23 national letters of intent in right now. Three-star juco offensive guard Dionte Savage has joined the Sooners, offiically completing his flip from Baylor. OU has also missed out on another big-time target in four-star offensive lineman Josh Outlaw (Lithonia, Ga./Martin Luther King). He has signed with Texas Tech.
— Cody Thomas (@codythomas_12) February 6, 2013
8:15 a.m.: Linebacker Dominique Alexander (Tulsa, Okla./Booker T. Washington) is in. He took official visits to Kansas State and Arkansas but remained adamant he was OU all the way. He is. Also four-star ESPN JC 100 offensive tackle Josiah St. John is with the Sooners as is ESPN 300 ATH Stanvon Taylor (Tulsa, Okla./East Central).
7:55 a.m.: Defensive tackle is big in last 10 minutes as three-star prospects Charles Walker (Garland, Texas/South Garland) and Matthew Romar (Port Arthur, Texas/Memorial) are both officially with the Sooners. OU has missed out on three-star offensive tackle George Adeosun (Alpharetta, Ga./Alpharetta), who will sign with Virginia.
7:45 a.m.: Wide receiver is big in these last 10 minutes with three-star prospects Jordan Smallwood (Jenks, Okla./Jenks) and Austin Bennett (Manvel, Texas/Manvel) sending in their national letters of intent. Three-star offensive tackle Christian Daimler (Houston/Stratford) is also a confirmed Sooner.
7:35 a.m.: OU hit the Houston area hard in 2013, and it pays off on signing day. First two Sooners signees? Houston-area products defensive end Ogbonnia Okoronkwo (Houston/Alief Taylor) and ESPN 150 running back Keith Ford (Cypress, Texas/Ranch).
11:38 p.m. CT on Tuesday: SoonerSports.com has already announced Oklahoma's five early enrollees: DE D.J. Ward (Moore, Okla./Southmoore), P Jed Barnett (Oakland, Calif./Laney CC), WR Dannon Cavil (San Antonio/James Madison), DT Quincy Russell (Athens, Texas/Trinity Valley) and S Ahmad Thomas (Miami, Fla./Central).
Let's welcome @dannoncavil to the #Sooners family! "It's truly exciting & it's a blessing. I wanted to be here." twitter.com/OU_Football/st…
— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) February 6, 2013
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