Justin Manning is one of the best defensive tackle prospects in the nation. Bob Stoops and his Oklahoma football team need to add some talented DT's.
Seems like a great fit right?
About a year ago Manning thought so too. The brother of former Sooner DeMarcus Granger, Manning had Oklahoma at the top of his list. It looked to be a lock that he’d end up in Norman.
However, Oklahoma did not start recruiting Manning until very late into the process, well after he had received offers from a number of rival schools.
This lack of attention irked Manning, so he opened up his recruitment to a number of other universities.
Oklahoma must overcome this, and ensure that this behemoth DT ends up on campus.
It is a necessity that they reel in a defensive tackle like Manning, and at this point he’d become a statement prospect for the school.
So, here are a few reasons why it's essential that Oklahoma lands the Dallas native.