Sunday, February 22, 2009

OU receives commitment from Pflugerville offensive lineman

Tyrus Thompson told OU coaches Sunday that he has commited to playing football at Oklahoma. Photo by

Sunday, February 22nd, Bob Stoops and company received big news from the UT friendly city of Pflugerville, Texas when offensive lineman Tyrus Thompson committed to Oklahoma.

After visiting OU last weekend and coming off a visit to Baylor just days ago the 6-foot-6, 290 pound run-blocker chose to make his decision early and put the recruiting process behind him.

Thompson said that his decision came down between Baylor and Oklahoma. In the end the high school junior chose the Sooners over the Bears and says he is totally committed to OU, no matter who comes knocking.

"I don't want to be rude or anything but I'll let them know that I'm already committed and I'm 100-percent committed to Oklahoma," Thompson told "I'm going to try and treat it like a relationship, if you get married you don't keep dating around."

With Oklahoma running short of offensive lineman, Thompson will ensure that the Sooners will reload in 2010. It also looks like OU has a great chance to pick up two more offensive lineman prospects in Chad Lindsay and Dominic Espinosa. Both are friends of Thompson and have showed high interest in OU.

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