April 6, 2008

Chaisson has high praise for Norman trip

For all of the talent on Oklahoma's campus last weekend, there was no player more highly ranked than 6-foot-4, 252-pound four-star defensive end Justin Chaisson from familiar Sooner stomping ground at Las Vegas Bishop Gorman. Chaisson, who is in the argument as one of the nation's top handful of defensive ends came away from Norman glowing about the Sooners.

The visit went from Thursday until Saturday afternoon with Chaisson arriving back in Las Vegas at roughly 8 p.m. Oklahoma time.

It seems the Sooners had no problem filling the time for the talented pass rusher, as well as his mother and father.

"It went real well, we got out there and watched a practice and scrimmage and hung out with the guys and got a feel for what it's like to be there. My mom and dad actually both went with me," Chaisson said of his mother's first time in Norman. "She loves coach Chris Wilson and she likes the atmosphere around there and loves the small town.

"My dad was there for the camp I was at last year and he says he likes it too."

During his time in Norman the man from the city of a billion neon light bulbs spent some time with of the smallest town Sooners he could find. Well, actually they sought him out.

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