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Elite 2023 Athlete Makai Lemon Commits to Oklahoma

Elite 2023 Athlete Makai Lemon Commits to Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s 2023 recruiting class continues to gan momentum.

A day after Lincoln Riley picked up the commitment of star tight end Luke Hasz, 5-star athlete Makai Lemon also announced his verbal commitment to the Sooners on CBS Sports HQ.

Lemon, a 6-foot-0, 180-pound product of Los Alamitos, CA, is a talented two-way star, making plays at both wide receiver and defensive back for his high school.

A high school teammate of OU quarterback commit Malachi Nelson, Lemon is the top-ranked athlete in the country and the No. 15-overall player in the 2023 class per 247 Sports.


To read the complete story, please visit https://www.si.com/college/oklahoma/football/elite-2023-athlete-makai-lemon-commits-to-oklahoma.

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Ryan Chapman covers Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder for 107.7 The Franchise since 2019. In December of 2020, Chapman was named the Deputy Editor of Sports Illustrated Sooners, and he also is a contributor for Sports Illustrated Thunder. Chapman has previously worked for OCCC's Student Newspaper, The Pioneer, where Chapman covered the Oklahoma City Energy, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder. During his time with The Pioneer, Chapman served as the Sports Editor as well as the Editor-in-Chief.

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