By Jack Shields
WR Drake Stoops, the son of Bob Stoops, will be a preferred walk-on at Oklahoma.
Stoops was an all-state receiver at Norman North High School, where he totaled at least 1,000 yards and at at least 15 touchdowns in both his junior and senior seasons. He received scholarship offers from Iowa, Ohio, Arkansas State, Memphis, Western Kentucky, SMU and others. He also had preferred walk-on offers from a number of schools, but the temptation to stay home and play for the school at which his father coached won out.
Although he will not be on scholarship, Stoops has a skill set that will give him an opportunity to carve out a role in Oklahoma’s offense. The three-star prospect has a serious knack for making difficult catches and is also a very good route-runner who could potentially be very productive as a slot receiver.
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