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Offensive tackle targets for 2013

3/27/2012

NORMAN, Okla. -- The message was sent loud and clear to offensive guard Rob Boyd (Vian, Okla./Vian) at Oklahoma's junior day March 3. Boyd is on the short list for the Sooners on the inside, but the guard position is not a priority for OU's class of 2013.

Offensive tackle, however, is extremely important for this class. But nearly two months since signing day, it has been one disappointment after another. The Sooners have offered seven tackles, and five have committed elsewhere. The trend continued Saturday when Hunter Bivin (Owensboro, Ky./Apollo) verbally committed to Notre Dame.

It's back to the drawing board for the OU coaches, and here are five potential offensive tackle targets for 2013: