Ford High School Weekly

Ford High School Weekly

Ford High School Weekly is a behind-the-scenes glimpse into players, coaches, and administrators making high school athletics such a phenomenon in Oklahoma.

Putnam City North WR Jeff Nwankwo Finds Success Quickly as a Senior

PC North Panthers, Jeff Nwankwo

Lifelong hoopster Jeff Nwankwo decided during the pandemic that his size and athleticism would help him pickup football easily and give him a better opportunity at a college scholarship. As a 6'6 wide receiver, schools such as Tulsa, Tulane and Cornell have already come calling. Heading into the playoffs, he's hoping that the unselfish attitude of the Panthers can...

Jayden Patrick Enjoying Stellar Senior Season For Jenks

Jenks Trojan, Jayden Patrick

It wasn't that long ago that Jenks senior Jayden Patrick was one of the young kids playing football under the bleachers on Friday nights during Trojan varsity games. Flash forward a few years and Patrick is only a month away from his high school football career being over. "It's unbelievable," said the 5-11, 168-pound receiver/cornerback. "It's interesting, because I never thought...

The Presley Legacy at Bixby Continues as Braylin Dominates

Bixby Spartan Braylin Presley

Braylin Presley has been doing special things for the Bixby Spartans the last few seasons.  Torching defenses and scoring touchdowns are the two things he does best on Friday nights. Get to know a little more about the Spartan's phenom and future division 1 athlete. Also, check out our game recap from the Verdigris-Holland Hall game last week and...

Verdigris Sophomore Reese Roller Creates Havoc In Backfield

Vedigris Cardinals, Reese Roller

The Verdigris Cardinals (7-0) are off to their best start in nearly a decade, and the second-ranked team in Oklahoma's Class 3A has done it with a variety of offensive playmakers and a defense that creates a lot of turnovers and gets after the quarterback. A stellar defensive line has allowed sophomore linebacker Reese Roller to fly to the ball...

Bixby QB Mason Williams Hopes for a Big-time Scholarship Offer

Bixby Spartan. Mason Williams

Having led Bixby to a 32-1 record and two state championships, it would be expected that every college would be drooling over Bixby QB Mason Williams, who also hold the school record for touchdown passes. Holding scholarship offers from Arkansas Tech and Drake,  Williams is holding out hope that a bigger school such as Tulsa or North Texas will snatch...

Senior Running Back Steps Up For Edmond Santa Fe

Edmond Santa Fe: Ethane Hyche

Edmond Santa Fe is fortunate to have several big-time recruits on its football roster this season. Junior Talyn Shettron is one of the most sought after receivers in the country. Senior linebacker Collin Oliver is committed to Oklahoma State. Senior safety/linebacker James Burnett is ranked as the 20th best player in the state. Senior receiver/defensive back Angelo Rankin Junior...

OU Commit Jordan Mukes Looks to be Remembered in Choctaw

Choctaw Yellowjackets Jordan Mukes

Choctaw's DB Jordan Mukes talks about his beginnings in football, how an injury at 11 years old nearly kept him off the field, and why he chose to commit to OU. Heading into his final games with the Yellowjackets, he wants to make the coaches proud and be consistent as he brings size, speed and confidence to his defensive...

PC North Receivers Transform From Hoopsters To Football Recruits

PC North Kayhon Russell

When Putnam City North breaks the huddle on offense and the Panther receivers line up against opposing defensive backs, they always have a decisive size advantage. On one side is Jeff Nwankwo, a 6-6, 200-pound senior and flanked on the other side is 6-4, 210-pound senior Kayhon Russell. Both are accomplished basketball players relatively new to football who are putting...

Edmond Santa Fe’s Angelo Rankin Reopens Recruitment

Edmond Santa Fe Angelo Rankin

With scholarship offers coming in from across the country Angelo Rankin, a 3-star DB/WR from Edmond Santa Fe, recently decommitted from the Naval Academy. His senior season is shaping up to be a good one and we spoke with the talented senior about what the Wolves have to do to win a state championship, why he wears number 23, and...

Sandite Senior Brycen Peterman Goes From Spectator To Starter

Sandite, Sand Springs High School

When Sand Springs was holding on for a thrilling, 21-17 win over rival Sapulpa in its season opener last month, senior safety Brycen Peterman wasn't on the field. He wasn't on the sidelines, either. He was in the stands as a spectator. Peterman gave up football after his sophomore season, but watching his classmates on the field and seeing the...