October 29, 2009

Sooners Set to Host one of 2011's Best

With the growing re-emergence of the tight end in college football it should come as no surprise that 6-foot-7, 250-pound tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has drawn as much early attention as any prospect in the country with nearly two dozen offers already reaching his mailbox. The star in-line tight end from Gig Harbor, Wash. has expressed some serious interest in the Sooners.

Obviously a big part of that is the chance to follow in the foot steps of injured All-American Jermaine Gresham. The big pass-catcher says that he and offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson already talk frequently about any number of things.

"I'm not going to look at a program that doesn't throw out to the tight end. With a guy like (Gresham) you realize that some of it is natural talent. I mean almost any program that I'm looking at has something of a good tight end, but it's also the coaching. They engineer the offense around him because he has a lot of natural gifts."

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