January 30, 2013
Can Oklahoma Turn Things for Savage?
With a less than one week to go until National Signing Day, Oklahoma found themselves, on Tuesday, offering a prospect that is from a familiar place in Dionte Savage out of Yuma (Ariz.) Arizona Western C.C. The offer to the 6-foot-5 and 345-pound guard prospect, who is committed to Baylor comes as a surprise with the Sooners returning multiple players at the position including last year's starters in Adam Shead and Bronson Irwin as well as former starter Tyler Evans.
Sophomore guard, Nila Kasitati will be returning from a major knee injury so could that be the reason for the offer, to shore up a two-man rotation at each guard spot?
Doesn't sound so, instead it sounds like the Sooners may have bigger issues on their hands.
"My coach told me that they have been trying to get in touch with me these last few days but I have been on visits," Savage stated. "I went to (Texas) Tech this past weekend and I went to Kansas this weekend too. I really just flew in this morning. He got in contact with me today, coach (Josh) Heupel got in contact with me today and talked to me about coming to block for Damien (Williams) again because I blocked for him here in 2010.
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