Sunday was a big day for the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and its 2015 recruiting efforts, especially at the receiver position.
Texarkana (Texas) Texas High receiver Jarion Anderson (pictured above) announced via Twitter his commitment to Tulsa just before 8 p.m. Sunday.
The 5-foot-10 1/2, 165-pound Anderson also holds two FCS offers from Central Arkansas and Southern Illinois, in addition to more FBS interest from Louisiana-Monroe, Arizona, Oklahoma State, Arkansas State, and Missouri.
Later Sunday evening came the news of Oklahoma City Casady School's Denver Johnson committing to Tulsa, giving the Golden Hurricane a big-bodied receiver (6-2 1/2, 212 pounds) to pair with the smaller, elusive Anderson.
Each receiver impressed me during combines over the last couple months. Johnson was strong in 1-on-1 matchups during the early April Dallas Nike Football Training Camp at DeSoto High School, while Anderson ran a laser-timed 4.66-second 40-yard dash and performed well during drills and 1-on-1's at the June 1 ETSN.fm/APEC East Texas Combine in Tyler.
Despite the interest from several other FBS programs, Anderson said Tulsa just felt right, especially after camping there this past weekend.
"I just had a talk with God and my family and at the camp they showed me lots of love," Anderson said. "It felt like a second home and somewhere I can see myself playing for the next four years and making big-time plays."
Anderson plays both sides of the ball and could potentially play cornerback at the next level, but he said Tulsa likes him as a receiver.
The additions of Anderson and Johnson give Tulsa two nice pieces toward its offensive side of the ball in the 2015 class.