John Hoover

John E. Hoover: Per his brother, Dax Hill may have already eliminated Sooners

John E. Hoover: Per his brother, Dax Hill may have already eliminated Sooners

Justice Hill talking Tuesday with The Franchise (PHOTO: John E. Hoover)

FRISCO, Texas — Booker T. Washington defensive back Daxton Hill has a serious choice coming up.

He’s currently selecting a school between Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Ohio State, Michigan, Clemson and Alabama.

After talking on Tuesday at Big 12 Media Days with Hill’s brother — Cowboys running back Justice Hill — it sounds like we have a front-runner for which school Hill won’t be choosing.

Could Dax Hill choose Oklahoma and create a Hill House Divided?

“Not at all,” Justice Hill said in an on-air interview with The Franchise. “He’s gonna make his own decision at the end of the day, so we’ll see how it goes.”

Later in the interview, Hill reiterated, “I’m pretty sure that’s not gonna happen. But we’ll see how it goes.”

Watch a video of the interview in the link above.

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Columnist John E. Hoover is co-host of “The Franchise Drive” every weeknight from 6-8 on The Franchise in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, and appears throughout the day on other shows on The Franchise. Listen at fm107.7 in OKC, fm107.9/am1270 in Tulsa, on The Franchise app, or click the “Listen” tab on The Franchise home page. Hoover also covers the Big 12 for Sporting News and Lindy’s magazine and is a feature writer for Sooner Spectator magazine. Visit his personal page at johnehoover.com.

John Hoover

Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he's now co-host of "Further Review" on The Franchise Tulsa (weekdays 12-3, fm107.9/am1270) . In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. Hoover also covered Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Oral Roberts and the NFL as a beat writer. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist. As a columnist, Hoover won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

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