February 1, 2009

Oku has great AU visit; delays decision

Virtually all high-profile recruits will sign with their new schools by National Signing Day on Wednesday.

Don't count four-star tailback David Oku among that group.

Oku, who started his visit to Auburn as a Tennessee commit, said both Auburn and Syracuse have done enough to push back his signing decision.

The Midwest City (Okla.) product said he's targeting mid-February - possibly between the 10th and the 12th - as his timetable for a final choice.

"I don't want to get attention or anything like that," Oku said. "The opportunity to come down here will just be great. It made me look at a lot of stuff that I really do like.

"Tennessee. I'm still looking at that. Syracuse and Auburn. It will just be those three schools and that's about it.

"Me coming out here has given me a lot to think about."

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