All-World offensive linemen profiles
BY BARRY LEWIS World Sports Writer
Thursday, July 12, 2012
7/12/12 at 5:09 AM
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1. Rob Boyd, Vian
6-4, 308, Sr.
A Tulsa World All-State second-team selection as he helped the Wolverines post a 12-1 record and reach the 2A quarterfinals last season. Committed to Tulsa, which he chose over Memphis and Navy.
2. Brandon Waggoner, Jenks
6-1, 275, Sr.
Achieved rare honor for an O-lineman when he was named the World's player of the week due to his blocking and had two catches for 24 yards in a win over Muskogee. Won MVP awards at offensive lineman camps at Salt Lake and Bixby this summer.
3. Blake Mejia, Union
6-3, 280, Sr.
A three-year starter who has helped the Redskins extend their streak of 6A state titles to four. Coach Kirk Fridrich said he "is strong and aggressive." Recruited by Nebraska, Tulsa and other major colleges.
4. Zach Webb, Metro Christian
6-2, 280, Sr.
A three-year starter. Will be at left tackle. Also can dominate as a noseguard on defense. Had 94 tackles and 11 sacks last season to help the Patriots reach the 3A quarterfinals.
5. Sam Noble, Oologah
6-5, 285, Sr.
A three-year starter. Has been offered a scholarship by Louisiana-Monroe, and, according to coach Brandon Craig, "that should be the first of several" at the major college level.
6. Brett Asher, Cascia Hall
5-11, 245, Sr.
A returning starter on each side of the line. A right guard on offense, he helped the Commandos reach the 3A state title game last year. Coach Joe Medina said, "he never blows an assignment. He's such a teachable player."
7. Newt Salisbury, Collinsville
6-3, 250, Sr.
Co-MVP at Bixby camp with Brandon Waggoner. Started as a sophomore and the tackle bounced back after missing last season with a knee injury. Coach Kevin Jones said he "has gotten a lot bigger and stronger since the injury."
8. Antoine Brown, East Central
6-2, 220, Sr.
Starts at left tackle and defensive end. Coach Bobby Klinck said Brown "can drive people into the ground. He's a hard worker with a nasty demeanor on the field."
9. Bo Farrow, Broken Arrow
6-2, 240, Sr.
Helped the Tigers reach the 6A state title game at center last year. Was the World's All-Metro boys track and field athlete this year as he won 6A state titles in the shot put and discus.
10. Daniel August, Victory Christian
6-3, 260, Sr.
Starts at right tackle and defensive end. Recruited by Tulsa and other major colleges.
2. Brandon Waggoner, Jenks. Tulsa World file