The Sooners always talk about putting a fence around the state of Oklahoma. Now's their chance. Not since the vaunted Class of 2006 has the state been so loaded with talent.
Before we turn the page to the Class of 2014, SoonerNation looks back at how the 2013 group for OU came together.
Oklahoma's 2008 class was supposed to be one of the best in Sooners history. But besides Landry Jones, many of the highly touted Oklahoma signees did not deliver.
Bob Stoops dubbed Oklahoma's 2010 recruiting class as one of the best he's seen. But three years later, that class hasn't brought the Sooners back to the nation's elite.
As Oklahoma looks ahead to the Class of 2014, one thing is clear -- the Sooners need to focus on defense big-time.
OU coach Bob Stoops, speaking to reporters at the conclusion of the season, said he has no problem with the way he and his crew are piecing together their future squad.
Outside of Damien Williams and Sterling Shepard, few Sooners from the Class of 2012 played a substantial role last season. But this class could still prove to be one of the better ones of the Bob Stoops era.
When Oklahoma says that it will evaluate a prospect and be in touch later, the Sooners mean it. However, this deliberate approach sometimes costs OU with recruits.
Heading into the final month until national signing day, OU has 17 commits with another 5-7 spots still available. What are the positions the Sooners are targeting and can they finish strongly?
Rising star Lawrence Evitt, a Class of 2014 running back who admitted to being an unabashed Oklahoma State fan, called his visit to Oklahoma 'unbelievable.' Could the Sooners sway him?
Class of 2014 football prospects Armanti and D'Onta Foreman want to play together in college but know they'll be fine on their own.
Class o 2014 power forward Jacob Hammond has committed to the Oklahoma Sooners.
Class o 2013 point guard Jordan Woodard has committed to the Oklahoma Sooners.
Bob Stoops has compared his 2012 recruiting class to the 2010 class in which 13 played as true freshmen. We rank the 2012 Oklahoma Sooners class from least likely to most likely redshirt.
Patient approach seems to be paying off for the Oklahoma Sooners as the 2013 football recruiting class takes shape
Four-star safety Hatari Byrd committed to Oklahoma on Thursday, becoming the Sooners' first commit from California for the class of 2013.