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January 6, 2004

OU Improvement: AD helps protect this house

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The foundation for the future of Oklahoma football had already been laid with significant commitments from five-star quarterback Rhett Bomar, five-star linebacker Chris Patterson and 13 other players.

But when Adrian Peterson, the nation's No. 1 player according to Rivals.com, announced his intentions to play for the Sooners that foundation got an even better home improvement.

Yes, Bob Villa would be proud.

With Peterson's commitment, the Sooners have added even more ability to lay the lumber on people and things continue to look bright for Oklahoma's future.

Peterson's commitment pushed Oklahoma back up to No. 3 in the Rivals.com national team rankings, behind USC and LSU. I