Triple Option: OU offers DT from ... Hawaii 

May, 30, 2012
Every weekday morning, a member of the SoonerNation gives his take on three things happening in the Sooner sports world.

1. Oklahoma offered four-star defensive tackle Scott Pagano (Honolulu, Hawaii/Moanalua) on Wednesday. Pagano included the Sooners in his list of schools that he likes to William Wilkerson of HornsNation, but this offer is significant in another way. OU head coach Bob Stoops has been going national in recruiting for the last few years, but, as far as I can tell, this is his first offer to a recruit from Hawaii. In fact, according to the rosters on, the last OU football player from Hawaii was defensive end Tony Han, who was also from Honolulu, in 1990.

2. Oklahoma junior Keilani Ricketts was named the 2012 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year by the Amateur Softball Association Tuesday night. Ricketts -- who as a pitcher ranks third in the NCAA with an ERA of 0.99 and as a batter ranks 11th in the country with an on-base percentage of .558 -- leads the Sooners into the Women's College World Series on Thursday. For more on OU's chances in the WCWS, check out our preview.
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