Smallwood serious about Sooners

Tashon Smallwood was recently offered by Oklahoma and it's really not just another one to add to the list.
With two Fresno (Calif.) Central East teammates - Hatari Byrd and L.J. Moore - signing with the Sooners last week, Smallwood said he's seriously thinking about Oklahoma and playing there after next season is a possibility.
"It's really good that they offered me," Smallwood said. "It's going to play a big role in this recruiting process.

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"I haven't talked to coach (Bob) Stoops for a month and a half but when I did talk to him he said he was going to start recruiting me and now I guess they're serious since they offered."
Smallwood, a 6-foot-1, 285-pound defensive tackle, is serious about Oklahoma as well.
He's already had some preliminary conversations with Byrd about the football program, about Norman and about possibly playing there.
"I researched them a little bit," Smallwood said.
"I talked to Hatari a little bit about them and pretty much he said it's a good place to be, the coaches are really good, the fans are great and he said it's a great culture out there for the players."
So far, Smallwood has received offers from Oklahoma, Boise State, Cal, Houston and Nevada.
A lot more interest is coming in.
The Fresno Central East standout said UCLA, Washington, Boise State, Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon State, Tennessee and Missouri have all reached out recently.