Oklahoma Gets Big News On Top Defensive Recruit

first_imgA close up of an Oklahoma Sooners football helmet.NORMAN, OK – NOVEMBER 22: An Oklahoma Sooners helmet on the field during warm ups before the game against the Kansas Jayhawks November 22, 2014 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Jayhawks 44-7. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)Edgerrin Cooper, the No. 34 linebacker in the 2020 recruiting class, has officially announced his commitment.Cooper finished his senior season of high school football with 85 tackles, a sack and a forced fumble. His production at Covington High School earned him 21 offers during his recruitment process, but decided that the right choice resides in the Big 12.The three-star linebacker announced on social media that he’ll be playing for the Oklahoma Sooners.“I’m thankful for my family for helping me through this long adventure. I would be lying if I said this recruitment process wasn’t stressful,” Cooper said in his statement on Twitter. “With that being said, I will be continuing my academic and athletic career at Oklahoma University!”Here is the announcement from Cooper: Please Respect My Decision!! @TFB_Sooners pic.twitter.com/nGM2eP0uQH— Edgerrin Cooper (@edgerrincooper1) June 21, 2019Lincoln Riley now has a total of 12 commits for his 2020 recruiting class, which is ranked No. 10 according to 247Sports. More importantly, the Sooners have the No. 1 class in the Big 12 by a wide margin.Oklahoma is putting together an outstanding week of recruiting for its 2020 and 2021 classes. On Thursday, the program landed a commitment from five-star quarterback Brock Vandagriff.The Sooners are definitely built to compete for a championship right now, and yet, the future may look even brighter for them.last_img read more

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60-year-old Faridabad govt employee travels by chopper on retirement day, fulfils lifelong dream

first_img60-year-old Faridabad govt employee travels by chopper on retirement day, fulfils lifelong dreamKure Ram, who worked as a peon in government school, travelled to his work place on his usual mode of transport; his modest bicycle, but when he returned home, he came by a chopper.advertisement India Today Web Desk New DelhiAugust 3, 2019UPDATED: August 3, 2019 17:02 IST Man travels by helicopter on last day of workA class four government employee from Faridabad is going viral online and for all the right reasons. Kure Ram, who worked in a government school, got to fulfill his life-long dream of riding a chopper on his last day of service.He travelled to his work place, where he used to work as a peon, on his usual mode of transport; his modest bicycle, but when he returned home, he came by a chopper.Ram, sporting a turban and garlands as he got down from the chopper, proved that dreams do come true with his incredible story. When he returned home, which was hardly three kilometers away from his village in Satpura, he was welcomed by dhol and a huge crowd.Kure Ram told India Today, that he wanted to do something extraordinary on the day of his retirement, hence the helicopter.He also revealed that he was intoxicated by the idea of flying home by a helicopter on the last day of his service, so he fulfilled it and also got his family to ride the helicopter.But the ride wasn’t cheap for Kure Ram, along with months of planning he had to pay Rs 3.25 lakh to hire the helicopter for a couple of hours. He also had to acquire a host of permissions from many departments.advertisementThe 60-year-old managed to fulfill his dream of 40 years, talk about ending his last day of service on a high.ALSO SEE | Viral Hindu-Muslim, India-Pak lesbian couple celebrates anniversary with new pics. They are stunningALSO WATCH | Govt employee fulfills his dream of a chopper ride on his last day of serviceGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byKrishna Priya Pallavi Tags :Follow Government employeeFollow HelicopterFollow ViralFollow Twitter Nextlast_img read more

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