November 18, 2007
Capel lands the biggest recruit in years
While Oklahoma may have suffered a tough loss on Thursday night, it's safe to say that Jeff Capel was quickly pepped up when he got word that he had landed his top target in the class of 2008. However, it seems that his work, a year ago, in his first full time recruiting class may have been what actually pushed the Sooners over the top.
"Blake Griffin was one of the main things that made me want to go to Oklahoma," five-star guard Willie Warren said. "I told coach Oronde Taliaferro that I wanted to play with a big man.
Warren stars for Team Texas and Griffin was part of Oklahoma's dominant AAU squad, Athletes First, he says the two only met on the court once.
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