Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine are both in the NFL, Rodney Anderson is heading there while Trey Sermon and Kennedy Brooks are posting eye-popping numbers for the playoff-bound Sooners.
Major says he’s excited to be a part of that legacy.
“The brotherhood down there and the atmosphere down there is great.” he said. “OU has great athletes that come out of there. I know if I just put in the work, I’ll be successful.”
In the days leading up to signing day, Major’s father, Marcus Major Sr., wanted to remind his son of what he was heading into.
With the way his recruiting took off, going from zero scholarship offers to deciding between powerhouses like OU, Alabama, Michigan and USC, Major Sr., said he just wanted to reiterate to his son how special the moment is.
“OU doesn’t just come get a kid from inner-Oklahoma City all that often,” Major Sr. said. “Make sure to enjoy this moment.”
Major Jr. has taken that to heart.
Millwood coach Darwin Franklin introduced Major before he sat down to sign. Then he asked the 18-year-old to give some words of wisdom to any younger athletes in attendance inside the Millwood Field House.