Oklahoma Sooners: Hunter Henry

Hackenberg, Olsen earn UA Game starts

January, 3, 2013

Black Team offense

Quarterback: Christian Hackenberg (Penn State)

Running back: Alvin Kamara

Receiver: Alvin Bailey (Florida), Robert Foster (Alabama), Damore'ea Stringfellow (Washington)

Tight end: O.J. Howard (Alabama)

Offensive tackle: Darius James (Texas), Denver Kirkland

Offensive guard: Grant Hill (Alabama), Joas Aguilar (Texas A&M)

Center: Hunter Bivin (Notre Dame)

Captains: Kelvin Taylor, Hunter Bivin, Robert Nkemdiche, Ben Boulware

Black Team defense

Defensive end: Robert Nkemdiche, Elijah Daniel

Defensive tackle: Greg Gilgmore (LSU), Kennedy Tulimasealii (Hawaii)

Inside linebacker: Ben Boulware (Clemson)

Outside linebacker: Alex Anzalone (Notre Dame), Matthew Thomas

Safety: Keanu Neal (Florida), Leon McQuay III

Cornerback: Vernon Hargreaves III (Florida), Tarean Folston (Notre Dame)

Black Team special teams

Long snapper: Tyler Kluver (Iowa)

Kicker/punter: Sean Covington (UCLA)

White Team offense

Quarterback: Kevin Olsen (Miami)

Running back: Keith Ford (Oklahoma)

Receiver: Laquon Treadwell, Ryan Green (Florida State), Jalin Marshall (Ohio State)

Tight end: Hunter Henry (Arkansas)

Offensive tackle: Derwin Gray (Maryland), Dorian Johnson (Pittsburgh)

Offensive guard: Patrick Kugler (Michigan), David Dawson (Michigan)

Center: Scott Quessenberry (UCLA)

White Team defense

Defensive end: Carl Lawson (Auburn), Joey Bosa (Ohio State)

Defensive tackle: Henry Poggi (Michigan), Kelsey Griffin (South Carolina)

Inside linebacker: Reuben Foster, Yannick Ngakoue

Outside linebacker: Trey Johnson

Safety: Max Redfield, Antonio Conner

Cornerback: Gareon Conley (Ohio State), Shaq Wiggins (Georgia)

White Team special teams

Long snapper: Brendan Turelli

Kicker: Ryan Santoso (Minnesota)

Punter: Shane Tripucka

Captains: Ryan Green, Hunter Henry, Patrick Kugler, Reuben Foster

Triple Option: All-star weekend 

July, 20, 2012
Every weekday morning, a member of the SoonerNation gives his take on three things happening in the Sooner sports world.

1. Take your pick. What do you like for all-star events? The Elite 11 QB finals continue through Sunday in Redondo Beach, Calif., featuring OU commit Cody Thomas (Colleyville, Texas/Heritage). The Texas state 7-on-7 tournament championship is this weekend, featuring OU wide receiver commit Austin Bennett (Manvel, Texas/Manvel) in College Station, Texas. And if you want to stay in the state, the National Underclassmen Top 100 Elite Prospect Camp is Sunday and Monday at OU. The event is not coordinated by the Sooners but should feature some of the top prospects in the country.

2. Too early to look at high school schedules? No, of course not. Want to circle a date for in-state battles? Look no further than Sept. 14. That Friday features an Edlam showdown between Edmond North and Edmond Santa Fe with 2014 OU targets quarterback Justice Hansen (Santa Fe) and linebacker Michael Farmer (Edmond North). The night also features a rematch of the 2011 state championship game between Tulsa Union and Broken Arrow. Union lineman Dalton Rodriguez has already committed to OU, while Broken Arrow has several 2013 and 2014 prospects to watch, including quarterback Coleman Key, running back Devon Thomas and linebacker Gyasi Akem.
According to multiple sources, ESPN 150 tight end Hunter Henry (Little Rock, Ark./Pulaski) will announce his college decision at 4 p.m. ET Thursday. His finalists include Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Oklahoma, Stanford and Vanderbilt.

The Crimson Tide already have a verbal from another top tight end and Under Armour All-American, O.J. Howard (Prattville, Ala./Autauga).

Three-star Deondre Skinner (Patterson, La.) is on board with the Razorbacks, the Cardinal picked up a commitment from three-star Eric Cotton Jr. (Nampa, Idaho/Columbia) in late June, and the Commodores secured three-star Nathan Marcus (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West) back in April. Georgia and Oklahoma do not have tight end commitments at this time.

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Several OU targets competing in combine

January, 6, 2012
Many Oklahoma offers and targets are competing in the U.S. Army National Combine today in San Antonio. Modeled after the NFL combine, it's designed to test high school football prospects and have them compete against each other. Participants also get to attend the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday.

Here are some of the prospects competing that have Sooners offers:

DE Jason Hatcher (Louisville, Ky./Trinity)
CB Kendall Fuller (Olney, Md./Good Counsel)
LB Dorian O'Daniel (Olney, Md./Good Counsel)
TE Hunter Henry (Little Rock, Ark./Pulaski Academy)
DL Greg Webb (Erial, N.J./Timber Creek)

Check out the full list of Oklahoma targets here.


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