Oklahoma Sooners: Jason Hatcher

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.

Sooners offer 7 for class of 2013

September, 1, 2011
With a smaller projected 2012 recruiting class, Oklahoma already has been aggressively pursuing 2013 prospects.

And as recruiting for juniors picks up as the football season starts, here’s a list of prospects the Sooners recently have offered:

D.J. Ward, DE, 6-foot-3, 225 pounds, Lawton, Okla./Lawton
The top prospect in the state of Oklahoma has eight offers. Though Ward excels on the field, Lawton head coach Randy Breeze said his humility and work ethic put Ward on another level. Ward said he initially was wide-eyed at all the attention, but he is becoming accustomed to the interest from college coaches.

Su’a Cravens, S, 6-1, 197, Murrieta, Calif./Vista Murrieta
OU fans don’t have to worry that Cravens is so far away from Norman. Cravens said college location is not a big factor and that playing time is more important. He already has 10 offers, including several Pac-12 schools. Cravens still is maturing and might end up at linebacker.

Derrick Griffin, TE, 6-6, 215, Rosenberg, Texas/Terry
A big question will be which sport Griffin chooses. Though the Sooners are his lone football offer, he is projected to be one of the top 150 basketball prospects in the country. He also has an offer from OU for basketball. Griffin started the season with a bang, catching a touchdown pass and a two-point conversion pass in a 22-21 victory.

Jason Hatcher, DE, 6-2, 233, Louisville, Ky./Trinity
Hatcher already has several offers but said he expects recruiting to pick up as the season starts. He hasn’t mentioned any favorites, but he said among his biggest priorities for the season is to make sure he plays hard every snap. He admitted he didn’t play at 100 percent every play last year.

E.J. Levenberry Jr., OLB, 6-3, 230, Woodbridge, Va./Hylton
Anyone hoping to get a read on Levenberry’s line of thinking is going to have to wait until after the season. Levenberry’s father, Eric, recently told ESPN.com’s Atlantic Regional Coordinator Dave Hooker that his son won’t talk about recruiting until his season is finished. Eric is hoping this will allow his son to focus on his junior season. Levenberry has 17 offers.

Jake Raulerson
, OT, 6-5, 250, Celina, Texas/Celina
It was a big summer for Raulerson, as it seemed he picked up another offer every week from a top-tier program. His offer total stands at 16, and he hasn’t named any favorites, though he did say location isn’t a concern.

Altee Tenpenny, RB, 5-11, 200, Little Rock, Ark./North Little Rock
Tenpenny is itching to get back on the field after suffering a fractured fibula and dislocated ankle in the preseason. He rushed for 1,121 yards and 15 touchdowns as a sophomore. Tenpenny has six offers, including Alabama and Arkansas.


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