March 14, 2013

Sooners Looking Everywhere for RB Help

While Oklahoma's new coaching hires have drawn a lot of the recruiting headlines in recent weeks one player that had little, perhaps nothing, to do with the trio of new Sooner assistants is Washington, Pa. Rivals250 running back Shai McKenzie. The 6-foot, 212-pound back has been picking up attention from coast to coast and though two of Oklahoma's newest assistants are more than familiar with his region it was the most tenured of Sooners that reached out to McKenzie.

"It was really our first contact, I know my coach sent out film all week to some of the best colleges, he sent some out and Oklahoma was one of the teams," McKenzie said.

"I got on the phone with the running backs (Cale) Gundy last week and he was very excited to talk to me and was telling me that they were evaluating my film and were really interested in me and said I had a scholarship."

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