November 19, 2008

Sooners Closing in on Another Commit

Few players have gone from anonymity to the focus of a Sooner recruiting weekend more quickly than El Dorado (Kan.) Butler County C.C. four-star wide receiver Tyrece Gaines. The 6-foot-2, 205-pounds pass-catcher, who originally hails from Tallahassee, Fla., will be taking a trip to Norman this weekend and the Sooners have placed themselves in great position.

In fact, it's where he may be at the end of the weekend that is the most noteworthy.

"Honestly, I feel like I'm going to come down and see if I feel at home and if everything is as I expect it to be I'll go ahead and commit. The only thing is I'd like to talk to my mo first," Gaines said. "My mom knows me best, so she can tell by my reaction if a place is right for me. She just supports whatever I do so it's really solely my decision.

"I'm just excited to get down there and get to know everybody. I don't know anybody but I just want to get down there and talk with people to see where I'd fit in with the team and program in general."

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