May 18, 2009

From no-name to top of the list

It's taken less than a month for Madill, Okla. star running back Darryl Fields to go from an unknown to one of Oklahoma's most prized prospects. The 6-foot-2, 197-pound back who already holds offers from Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Kansas State, Kansas, Colorado, Colorado State and several others could be closing in on a few more according to his head coach Kerry Roberts.

Two offers that Roberts admits could send Fields' recruitment into another stratosphere.

"Alabama came in last week, coach held his finger to their thumb said 'we are this close to offering him' and Oklahoma is coming in today," Roberts said. "If they were to offer, it's going to get even crazier.

"It's already been crazy Garrick McGee here from 11 to five on Friday and every day I have two or three recruiters on campus. I mean they are getting to see three guys so they are getting their money's worth."

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