Sooner State has quality 2014 crop

Class of 2014 Broken Arrow linebacker Gyasi Akem missed all of last season with an injury. Bob Przybylo/ESPN.com

The SoonerNation crew hit the road last week and had the chance to see Oklahoma 2013 verbal commitments quarterback Cody Thomas (Colleyville, Texas/Heritage) and athlete Stanvon Taylor (Tulsa, Okla./East Central) in action.

More than that, though, it was a chance to look into the future and check out the 2014 Oklahoma high school class. And there are several quality kids coming from the Sooner State. It's not just a two-horse race anymore between quarterback Justice Hansen (Edmond, Okla./Santa Fe) and running back Devon Thomas (Broken Arrow, Okla./Broken Arrow) for the top player in the state.