February 14, 2013

Sophomore of the Year: Jalin Barnett

For all of the talent that has emerged from the city of Lawton, Oklahoma in recent years one area that has been surprisingly devoid is that of quality offensive linemen. In the class of 2015 that issue seems likely to be resolved as Lawton high is set to produce a potentially nationally elite offensive tackle in 6-foot-4, 285-pound road grader Jalin Barnett.

With his talent and massive upside in mind Barnett has been named SoonerScoop.com's Sophomore of the Year.

And though there haven't been a lot of elite lineman over the past decade it took Lawton offensive coordinator Ryan Breeze just moments to know that Barnett was bound to be special. And though that may not be a rare story, it certainly is for a seventh grader.

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