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Transfer Talk: What Oklahoma is Getting in WR Deion Burks

The Sooners added a blazing fast and productive wide receiver from Purdue who “made some phenomenal catches” for the Boilermakers in 2023.

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Did Oklahoma just land another Andrel Anthony?

A wide receiver who didn’t get a ton of action at the beginning of his career in the Big Ten Conference but used his elite speed to create head-turning plays — sounds like Anthony, who left Michigan to become a Sooner last year. It also sounds like Deion Burks, who left Purdue to don the Crimson and Cream this year.

“I can tell you that, anecdotally, coach (Ryan) Walters said he’s the fastest guy on the football team,” said Purdue play-by-play announcer Tim Newton. “I don’t know what his 40 time is, but it’s fast.”

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