Oklahoma losing ground in Perry Ellis sweepstakes

With Oklahoma bringing in a new coach, it seems as though their chances to land class of 2012 top-20 recruit Perry Ellis are narrowing. Despite [head] coach [Lon] Kruger telling Ellis he is a primary target and wants him to take a visit on campus in a phone call yesterday, Fonda Ellis, Perry’s mother, says “It is hard for a coach to jump in on Perry now. Perry likes the comfort of knowing the coaches for three years plus so we will just see.” Ellis is also considering Kansas, Kansas State, Kentucky, Memphis, and Wichita State while having no real favorite.

To learn more about Ellis, check out our interview with him here and our feature article on him here.

5 comments on “Oklahoma losing ground in Perry Ellis sweepstakes

  1. […] of this movement started last month after Oklahoma head coach Jeff Capel was replaced by Lon Kruger. Fonda Ellis said at the […]

  2. […] but Capel represents a very familiar face. Fonda Ellis, Perry’s mother, has said that it would be tough for a new school to enter Perry’s recruitment since the family likes having the same coaches recruit him throughout high school. Capel’s […]

  3. […] Kansas State, Kentucky, Memphis, Oklahoma and Wichita State, but as we have reported, it seems that Oklahoma is in the back of the pack and that Kansas and Kentucky may be in his top three. A different source has also said that […]

  4. […] official visits to which means if he adds Duke to his list, he will have to cut two others out. As we reported before, Fonda said in the past that it would be tough for Oklahoma to land her son because of the coaching […]

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