Oklahoma is among several schools in hot pursuit of defensive end Peyton Newell (Hiawatha, Kan./Hiawatha). He's a priority recruit for the Sooners and defensive ends coach Bobby Jack Wright, who checked in on him in early December. Midway through his junior year, Newell already boasts offers from OU, Georgia, South Carolina, UCLA, Oklahoma State, Michigan State and others. His high school coach Chris Diller spoke with SoonerNation about Newell's special ability.
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