January 5, 2010

Sooners Extend Surprising Offer

When the news of Mike Leach's dismissal came out late last week Sooner fans immediately began to wonder if the Oklahoma coaching staff might take an interest in any of the Red Raider commitments. While many guesses were made at which future Lubbock-resident the Sooners might hone in on the one the Sooners have taken a shine to will come as a surprise to most.

That's because no one had anticipated the NFL departure of Dominique Franks following his assurances a few weeks ago that he would be returning for his senior year.

Now that Franks has announced his intentions it seems as no coincidence the Sooners have started to pursue four-star Midwest City (Okla.) Carl Albert defensive back Tre'Vante Porter.

The reality is it was just as big of a surprise as for Porter as almost everyone else.

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