08/18/17-Football - Parkway North at Parkway Central

Parkway North senior Michael Thompson (70) stops the pass rush of Parkway Central senior Gerald Lenoir (77) during the season opener on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Parkway Central in Chesterfield, MO. Thompson signed with Oklahoma on Wednesday. (Rick Ulreich / STLhighschoolsports.com)

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Ronnie Perkins

• (6-4, 260 DE/St. Louis, Mo.)

• Four-star recruit by 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. … a U.S. Army All-American with an opening to The Invite. … ranked the No. 10 defensive end nationally by ESPN, No. 4 weakside defensive end by 247sports and No. 11 strongside defensive end by Rivals. … Had offers from Georgia, LSU, Texas and others.

Brian Asamoah

• (6-1, 215, LB/Columbus, Ohio)

• Three-star recruit by Rivals, ESPN and 247sports. … made 36 tackles and two pass breakups as as senior. … He also ran for 1,697 yards and 18 touchdowns on 248 carries. … Held offers from Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State and others.

Delarrin Turner-Yell

• (5-10, 160, DB/Hempstead, Texas)

• Three-star recruit by 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. … No. 88 safety nationally according to ESPN. ... Chose OU over Houston, Nebraska, Utah and others.

Darrell Simpson

• (6-7, 310, OL/Justin, Texas)

• Four-star recruit by ESPN and Rivals, a three-star by 247sports. … the No. 11 offensive tackle nationally according to Rivals. … the No. 11 player in Texas according to Rivals. .. Chose OU over Auburn, Georgia, Ohio State and others.

Jalen Redmond

• (6-3, 235, DE/Midwest City)

• A four-star recruit according to 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. … the No. 181 recruit nationally according to Rivals. .. A standout basketball player at Midwest City who began playing football his junior year. … Father Rodney played Division I basketball at what is now Louisiana Monroe. … Chose OU over Kansas State, Oklahoma State, TCU and others.

Jaquayln Crawford

• (5-10, 163, ATH/Rockdale, Texas)

• Four-star recruit according to 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. … had more than 120 catches, 2,100 receiving yards (25 TD) and 1,000 rushing yards (14 TDs) in high school career. … Held offers from Auburn, Georgia, Notre Dame and others.

Jaylon Robinson

• (5-10, 165, WR/Fort Worth, Texas)

• Rated a four-star recruit by Rivals and three-star by 247sports and ESPN. … The No. 57 receiver nationally according to Rivals. .. Caught more than 100 passes for over 1,400 yards and 18 touchdowns in high school career. … Also held offers from Georgia, Houston, Washington State and others.

Kundarrius Taylor

• (6-2, 189, WR/Memphis, Tenn.)

• Ranked four-star recruit by ESPn and Rivals and three-star by 247sports. … The No. 10 player in the state of Tennessee according to ESPN. … caught 29 passes for 401 yards and nine touchdowns as a junior. … Chose OU over Auburn, Mississippi State and Tennessee.

Tramonda Moore

• (6-6, 330, OL/Independence, Kan.)

• Four-star recruit by 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. .. the No. 13 overall JUCO prospect, according to 247sports. … The top offensive tackle prospect according to 247sports and No. 3 by ESPN. .. Chose OU over Oklahoma State, Oregon, UCLA and others.

Ron Tatum

• (6-5, 269, DE/Oklahoma City)

• Four-star recruit by 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. .. A U.S. Army All-American with invite to The Opening. .. flipped from Texas on June 12 and was Lincoln Riley’s first verbal commitment as head coach. .. Had 174 tackles junior and senior seasons with 16 sacks.

Tanner Mordecai

• (6-2, 197, QB/Waco, Texas)

• Four-star recruit by ESPN, three-star by 247sports and Rivals. … The No. 20 dual-threat quarterback by 247sports and No. 23 by Rivals. .. The No. 10 pocket-passing QB by ESPN. … Threw for 4,797 yards in high school career thus far, with 51 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Also ran for 1,511 yards and 20 touchdowns. … Had offers from Georgia, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss and others.

Starrland Baldwin

• (5-11, 170, DB/Cypress, Texas)

• A four-star prospect according to Rivals and three-star by 247sports and eSPN. … the No. 33 player in the state of Texas, according to Rivals, 125th by 247sports and 127th by ESPN.

Miguel Edwards

• (6-0, 165, DB/Deerfield Beach, Fla.)

• Four-star recruit according to ESPN and Rivals, and a three-star by 247sports. … Ranked the No. 44 cornerback nationally by ESPN. … Ranked the No. 44 player in Florida by Rivals. … Chose OU over final list of Alabama, Auburn, Miami and others.

Jordan Kelley

• (6-4, 290, DT/Tulsa)

• Four-star recruit according to 247sports and a three-star by ESPN and Rivals. … the No. 21 defensive tackle nationally according to 247sports. … Chose Oklahoma over Arkansas, Oklahoma State, TCU and others.

T.J. Pledger

• (5-9, 175, RB/Pacoima, Calif./ IMG Academy Bradenton, Fla.)

• Four-star prospect according to 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. … A U.S. Army All-American with an invite to The Opening. … the No. 5 running back in the country according to ESPN and Rivals. … The No. 12 player in Florida according to Rivals. … Had offers from Clemson, Georgia, Ohio State and others.

Patrick Fields

• (5-11, 185, DB/Tulsa)

• Three-star recruit by 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. .. the No. 29 safety nationally, according to 247sports. … Tulsa Union teammate Jordan Kelley also signed with OU.

Brey Walker

• (6-6, 320, OL/Moore)

• Four-star recruit by 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. … U.S. Army All-American with invite to The Opening. .. No. 3 offensive tackle nationally by Rivals. .. Consensus top player in Oklahoma by all three major recruiting services. … Chose OU over Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma State and others.

Michael Thompson

• (6-4, 330, DT, St. Louis, Mo.)

• Four-star recruit according to 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. … Chose OU over Missouri on national signing day Wednesday. … U.S. Army All-American. … Missouri’s No. 2-ranked prospect, according to Rivals, and No. 3 by ESPN and 247sports.

DaShuan White

• (6-1, 215, LB/North Richland Hills, Texas)

• Four-star recruit according to 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. … U.S. Army All-American. … Ranked the ninth outside linebacker by 247sports, No. 14 by ESPN and No. 22 by Rivals. … Made 274 tackles, 26 solo stops, seven sacks and forced three fumbles his sophomore through senior seasons.

Brayden Willis

• (6-3, 220, TE/Arlington, Texas)

• Three-star recruiting according to 247sports, ESPN and Rivals. … the nation’s No. 19 tight end/H-back, according to ESPN. … the No. 70 tight end nationally, according to 247sports. … caught 29 passes for 586 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior. … rushed for 572 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior. … passed for 521 yards and four touchdowns as a senior.

Brendan Radley-Hiles

• (5-10, 180, CB/Inglewood, Ca./Bradenton, Fla.)

• Five-star recruit according to Rivals, four-star according to ESPN and 247sports. … U.S. Army All-American. … tallied five interceptions his senior season with four pass break-ups and two forced fumbles. … originally from Inglewood, California, but attended IMG Academy in Florida.

Nik Bonitto

• (6-3, 205, LB/DE/Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

• Four-star recruit according to 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals. … ranked the No. 7 outside linebacker by ESPN and No. 18 by 247sports. … the No. 17 weakside defensive end by Rivals. … tallied 140 tackles, 26.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions, three fumble recovers and two forced fumbles in high school career.

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