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Scout’s Take: Edward Oliver picks Houston

The DT not only gives the Cougars one of the top defensive prospects in the 2016 class, he is far and away the most heralded recruit in the program's recent history. Tough, athletic, disruptive (Insider)

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Houston lands big recruit

Five-star DT Edward Oliver (No. 6 in the ESPN 300 for 2016) verbally committed to Houston, staying in his hometown. Oliver also had offers from Alabama, LSU, Oklahoma and Texas. ESPN 300 rankings

Sam Khan Jr. @skhanjr

Worth noting re: Ed Oliver. His former HC @ Westfield HS, Corby Meekins, is Houston’s TE/FB coach. Tom Herman hired him Jan. 5.

Sam Khan Jr. @skhanjr

Ed Oliver (No. 6 in the #ESPN300) is the highest-ranked player in the recruiting service era that has committed to Houston.