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Oklahoma Freshman Linebacker Reportedly Considering Transfer

A closeup of an Oklahoma football helmet on the sideline.

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 19: Oklahoma Sooners helmets before the game against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane September 19, 2015 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated Tulsa 52-38.(Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Oklahoma's 2019 recruiting class ranks sixth in the nation. It's truly one of the elite classes in the country — specifically on the offensive side of the ball. The Sooners' top five signed prospects play on offense.

While OU's offense has been one of the best in nation in recent years, the defense has been mediocre. To bolster that side of the ball, Lincoln Riley signed on 12 defensive prospects in the 2019 class. One of those prospects being 3-star OLB Jonathan Perkins.

But the Oklahoma linebacker may have played his last game in a Sooners uniform. Perkins is currently in the transfer portal.

He has yet to play in a game for Oklahoma. Perhaps Perkins is worried about playing time moving forward. On a side note, the Sooners recently played UCLA at the Rose Bowl. Interestingly enough, that's near to Perkins' childhood home and family. It'll be interesting to see where he ends up. But it wouldn't be surprising if Perkins chose to play for a school closer to home. A team like UCLA could without-a-doubt use a player like him. Just a few hours ago, Perkins took to Twitter and sent a message. It's clear he's keeping his head up during a potentially difficult transition.

Which school could you see Perkins playing for next?