Tahlequah Daily Press

High School Sports

December 14, 2012

Union DE switches from OU to Tulsa

Oklahoma’s loss is Tulsa’s gain. Or such is the case with Dalton Rodriguez.

The 6-foot-6, 255-pound defensive end from Union High School in Tulsa switched his verbal commitment from OU to Tulsa on Thursday. On Twitter he said: “Just decommited from OU and now im going to TU! It was a decision that was best for me!”

Before Rodriguez announced the news via social media, he said he informed the Oklahoma coaching staff of his decision.

A factor in Rodriguez’s change of heart could have been his relationship with Adam Blankenship, who is now the defensive ends coach at TU. Blankenship coach Rodriguez during his sophomore year at Union.

“We’re pretty close and I’ll know what to expect when I get there,” Rodriguez told the Tulsa World.

Verbal commitments are non-binding. National Signing Day is Feb. 6.

1
Text Only
High School Sports
Poll

How confident are you that the immunizations for infants and children are reasonably safe?

Not at all confident.
Somewhat confident.
Relatively confident.
Extremely confident.
undecided.
     View Results
Tahlequah Daily Press Twitter
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' Obama to Oso: We'll Be Here As Long As It Takes Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Stocks