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That didn't take long.

Two days after taking an official visit to the University of Oklahoma, William Amos Hough (North Carolina) four-star linebacker James Nesta is a Sooner.

The 6-foot-4, 215-pound defender, rated the nation's No. 19 linebacker, chose Oklahoma over fellow finalists Miami and North Carolina: 

“What stood out most to me about Oklahoma was how every detail matters to them in their program,” Nesta told On3. “It all contributes to being a championship team.”

The North Carolina product is also a standout pitcher/outfielder prospect and intends to play baseball in college.

Within a minute of Nesta's announcement on social media, Oklahoma picked up a second pledge.

This one coming from All Saints Episcopal (Texas) three-star wide receiver Dozie Ezukanma, who also held offers from Arkansas, Houston, Miami, Oregon, TCU, Texas Tech and others:

Like Nesta, Ezukanma's decision came quickly.

While Nesta elected to announce his commitment shortly after his official visit, Ezukanma made his decision roughly one week after picking up his offer from the Sooners.

Oklahoma began the day with just six pledges in its 2024 recruiting class, a group that ranked No. 48 nationally.

But with so few commitments, the Sooners have themselves plenty of room to climb.

How high can the class reach?

That remains to be seen, but clearly Brent Venables and his coaching staff took a significant step forward Tuesday with a pair of much-needed pledges, as its class jumped 12 spots to No. 36.

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