March 1, 2010

Star Receiver Excited about Sooner Offer

They say that persistence pays off and Saginaw, Mich. standout wide receiver DeAnthony Arnett is proof. The 6-foot, 170-pound prospect has said for several months that since the days of Adrian Peterson Oklahoma has been one of his favorite programs. And as offers came in from across the country Arnett was still adamant he'd like to hear where he stood with the Sooners.

Late last week he placed a call to Oklahoma receivers coach Jay Norvell to simply catch up and while talking got the news he had been waiting for.

"It feels good, it's one I had been waiting for," Arnett said. "I called up coach Norvell and we were talking for a while and then basically he just cut straight to the point, and wanted to let me know that I had an offer."

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