No football program in the country is hotter than the Oklahoma Sooners right now.
After landing a staggering 14 commits in the months of June and July, nine of which are bluechip prospects, Oklahoma made sure to extend that streak into August on Monday.
Westlake High School (Texas) defensive lineman Colton Vasek, the nation's No. 76 overall prospect and No. 7 defensive end, announced his commitment to the Sooners over fellow finalists Clemson, Oregon, Texas and Texas Tech.
But while the 6-foot-6, 230-pound defensive end formally had five finalist, the battle seemed to come down to Oklahoma and Texas, where Vasek's father, Brian, played in the 1990's.
Vasek is a major "get" for Oklahoma, as he joins elite Missouri edge-rusher Adepoju Adebawore and bluechip Florida defensive lineman Derrick LeBlanc to give the Sooners one of the nation's top defensive line hauls.
And the Sooners may not be done.
Brent Venables' program recently hosted David Hicks, the nation's No. 1 defensive lineman, on a visit and the trip went well.
As a junior, Vasek accumulated 56 tackles, 16 tackles-for-loss and 10 sacks, three of which came in a defensive MVP performance in the state title game to clinch the trophy for Westlake.
Oklahoma's recruiting class moves from No. 7 to No. 6 nationally with its latest addition, jumping ahead of Clemson.
A top-five class is within striking distance.
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