July 3, 2013

OU Gets Started at Linebacker with Sooners Legacy




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On the day that Allen, Texas linebacker, Tay Evans received his Oklahoma offer, he thought about committing right then and there but said he wanted to take one more visit to Norman to get a better look at the entire campus. Yesterday the 6-foot-3 and 202-pound prospect made it to the Sooner's campus along with his brother and other family and friends and was able to get a more in depth look he wanted to get. After that his decision was made, though it turns out it had already been made even before he arrived for the visit.

"I had already known coming in that I wanted to commit. I just wanted to see the whole campus and just see the environment and talk to a few of the players. We were with coach (Tim) Kish the whole day. We just did a campus tour and we watched them work out a little bit. Then we watched this video and then I talked with coach Kish a little bit more," Evans said.

It was then during a conversation in Kish's office that the Sooner legacy decided to inform his future position coach that he was ready to be a Sooner.

"I was in coach Kish's office and he was talking and saying how the linebackers were in the program and he was like, 'we really want to get you on board'. And I just said 'I'm sold coach and ready to be a Sooner'," he replied.

Kish immediately started to inform other coaches on the staff including head coach, Bob Stoops and offensive coordinator, Josh Heupel, who also had a hand in recruiting the Lone Star State's No. 85 overall prospect, though he was the target of a joke Kish decided to pull.

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