Which players have signed with Oklahoma football's 2022 recruiting class?

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Here's a look at the players who have signed with OU football's 2022 recruiting class:

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Nicholas Anderson, WR, Katy, Texas

Listed by ESPN as 6-foot-4, 195 pounds, Anderson is a wide receiver who boasts a size advantage in most of his matchups. He is a four-star prospect who originally committed to Oregon on July 1 before flipping to OU on Nov. 1. Anderson is the younger brother of Rodney Anderson, who played for the Sooners from 2015-18. Just like his brother, Nicholas Anderson is a strong athlete who boasts deceptive speed thanks to his track & field background.

Jovantae Barnes, RB, Las Vegas

The Desert Pines High star is a four-star prospect according to Rivals and the No. 3 running back in the 2022 class. Barnes signed in December but didn’t announce his signing until Jan. 2, a big win for new Sooners coach Brent Venables and offensive coordinator Jeff Lebby.

Jamarrien Burt, CB, Ocala, Fla.

The three-star prospect was committed to Florida for nearly five months before the Gators' coaching change led to him reopening his recruitment. Burt announced his decision Wednesday after a late January visit to Norman. He had been recruited by some schools as a wide receiver.

Nick Evers, a 4-star quarterback, talks with 5-star wide receiver Evan Stewart during Friday Night Lights, the annual high school football showcase hosted by the Florida Gators, held on Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on the University of Florida campus, in Gainesville, Fla., July 30 2021.

Nick Evers, QB, Flower Mound, Texas

A 6-foot-3, 190-pound prospect out of Flower Mound High School, Nick Evers is a four-star commit who can heave the ball downfield or zip it to a receiver from close range. Evers decommitted from Florida on Dec. 7 before flipping to OU. Evers figures to be OU's backup quarterback following Spencer Rattler's decision to transfer to South Carolina.

Jayden Gibson, WR, West Orange, Fla.

Listed by ESPN as a 6-foot-5, 190-pound prospect with a four-star rating, Gibson decommitted from Florida on Oct. 13 before flipping to OU. While he still needs to fill out, Gibson's height and length can cause problems for opposing defenders. He chose the Sooners after taking an official visit on Thursday.

Gracen Halton, EDGE, San Diego, Calif.

Halton is a four-star recruit who decommitted from Oregon on Jan. 26 before choosing OU over Oregon and Miami. The 6-foot-3, 270-pound defensive lineman recorded 54 total tackles and 5.5 sacks as a senior at St. Augustine High School. Halton is rated by Rivals as the 17th-best strongside defensive end in his class and the 19th-best recruit in California.

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Kaden Helms, TE, Bellevue, Neb.

Listed by ESPN as a 6-foot-5, 220-pound tight end, Helms is a massive target in the passing game who boasts reliable hands and embraces the physicality that comes with blocking. He is a four-star prospect who committed to OU on July 17. Helms was one of the first commits who took to Twitter to reaffirm his allegiance to the Sooners following head coach Lincoln Riley's departure to USC on Nov. 28.

Kevonte Henry, WDE, Lawndale, Calif.

The three-star prospect from Leuzinger High is the No. 33 weakside defensive end in the class and the No. 36 player in California according to Rivals. He had been committed to Michigan since June but didn’t sign in December, leaving an opening for the Sooners. Henry visited in mid-January and flipped Feb. 2.

Jaren Kanak, OLB, Hays, Kan.

New Sooners coach Brent Venables didn’t raid Clemson’s commits the way Lincoln Riley and staff did for USC with OU’s class, with Kanak being the lone Clemson commit to follow Venables. Kanak didn’t sign, but instead joined the program by enrolling in January. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound Kanak is the No. 1 player in Kansas and No. 22 outside linebacker in the 2022 class, according to Rivals.

Kip Lewis, OLB, Carthage, Texas

Lewis is a 6-foot-1, 200-pound prospect who boasts a four-star rating due to his closing speed and high-octane motor. After committing to OU on April 30, Lewis should thrive at either the WILL or EDGE for the Sooners. He suffered a season-ending knee injury at the end of his sophomore year, but that isn't a concern considering the way he produced since returning to the field.

Left to right: Joe Jon Finley, Jason Llewellyn, Cale Gundy and Brent Venables pose for a photo on Dec. 8, 2021.

Jason Llewellyn, TE, Aledo, Texas

Llewellyn is one of two tight ends in OU's 2022 class, and he boasts even more size than Helms. He is a 6-foot-5, 240-pound prospect who runs routes extremely well and is a force when it comes to blocking. Llewellyn is rated as a four-star prospect by Rivals, and he committed to the Sooners on Feb. 19 despite receiving offers from other notable programs such as Alabama and Michigan.

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Kobie McKinzie, ILB, Lubbock, Texas

McKinzie is a 6-foot-3, 225-pound linebacker originally committed to OU on June 18 but decommitted following Riley's departure. The four-star prospect then committed to Texas on Dec. 5 before flipping back to OU. His ability to pursue his target and tackle with strength makes him someone who should thrive at the Division I level.

Lubbock-Cooper's Kobie McKinzie runs down the field during the 5A-II state semifinal game against South Oak Cliff on Dec. 10 in Abilene, Texas.

Cedric Roberts, DT, Pflugerville, Texas

Rated as a consensus three-star prospect, Roberts is a 6-foot-3, 270-pound defensive tackle who decommitted from Baylor on May 31 before landing with OU on July 28. Despite not being rated as high as other OU commits, Roberts is a promising prospect due to his elite wingspan and frame.

Jayden Rowe, CB, Tulsa Union

Rowe is a 6-foot-3, 205-pound cornerback who is rated by Rivals as a four-star prospect. His combination of size, speed and powerful hitting makes the Tulsa native one of the more complete players in the state of Oklahoma. Rowe committed to OU on April 30 despite receiving interest from other programs such as Baylor and Arkansas.

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Gavin Sawchuk, RB, Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Listed by ESPN as 5-foot-11, 175 pounds, Sawchuk is a consensus four-star prospect. He's a handful to bring down in the open field due to his elite speed and good change of direction. Sawchuk committed chose OU over USC on June 22, and he didn't flip to the Trojans when Riley left thanks in part to his strong relationship with Sooners running backs coach DeMarco Murray.

Jacob Sexton, OT, Deer Creek

A 6-foot-5, 290-pound offensive tackle, Sexton is a consensus four-star prospect who uses his wrestling background to dominate the line of scrimmage. Despite rooting for Texas while growing up, the Lamont native stayed in his home state by committing to OU on July 3. Sexton's understanding of leverage paired with his high motor makes him a valuable asset for the Sooners.

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Robert Spears-Jennings, WR, Broken Arrow 

He is also staying in his home state. Spears-Jennings is a 6-foot-2, 195-pound prospect from Broken Arrow who chose OU on July 4 over other programs such as Arkansas and Michigan State. He's rated as a four-star recruit by ESPN due in part to his size, which gives him an edge over his defender. Spears-Jennings also has experience playing defensive back.

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Alton Tarber, DL, Deerfield Beach, Fla.

After decommitting from Georgia Tech on Sunday, Tarber announced his decision to commit to OU on Tuesday. He is a 6-foot-2, 310-pound defensive tackle and a consensus three-star prospect. Tarber has the size to play inside, but his mobility makes him someone who can get moved around depending on the Sooners' needs.

Jake Taylor, OT, Las Vegas

Taylor is a 6-foot-6, 290-pound offensive tackle who chose OU on July 7 over Alabama, Notre Dame and several other premier programs. His size and mobility make him worthy of his four-star rating, and he's also as loyal as they come. According to 247 Sports reporter Steve Wiltfong, Taylor declined an in-home visit and an official visit invitation by USC following Riley's departure.

R Mason Thomas, EDGE, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Floridian is ranked by Rivals as the 34th-best weakside defensive end in his class and the 79th-best recruit in his home state. Thomas is a three-star prospect who erupted for a team-high 12 sacks to go along with 64 tackles as a senior at Cardinal Gibbons High School. He committed to Iowa State last July but flipped to OU.

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Gentry Williams, ATH, Tulsa Booker T. Washington

Listed by ESPN as a 5-foot-11, 170-pound prospect with a four-star rating, Williams is a multi-positional player. He has experience at both quarterback and defensive back, although he should join OU as a cornerback. Williams is always one of the fastest players on the field, and he continues to get stronger as he prepares to make the transition to college ball.

Justin Martinez can be reached at jmartinez@oklahoman.com or @JTheSportsDude on Twitter. Make sure to subscribe to The Oklahoman to stay up to date with all local sports.

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