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January 12, 2013

Sooners get DT commitment

NORMAN — Oklahoma picked up a commitment from South Garland (Texas) High School defensive tackle Charles Walker on Saturday night.

Walker (6-foot-4, 280 pounds) is three-star recruit with ESPN.com and a two-star prospect with Rivals.com. He made the announcement on Twitter.

Garland chose OU over New Mexico, New Mexico State, Houston, North Texas and Texas State.

Walker is the third defensive tackle OU has added for its current recruiting class in the last month. Junior college transfer Quincy Russell is expected to start classes on Monday. Four-star defensive tackle Kerrick Hughes (Dallas Skyline High School) committed in December.

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