Staff

Evaluators / Consultants
Jay OíNeal: Evaluator / Consultant

Jay has a wealth of football experience at the high school, college, and professional levels. Jay played high school football at Ada Oklahoma, one of the most successful programs in the history of Oklahoma high school football. Ada won their first two state championships with Jay at quarterback.

Jay was recruited and played college football at The University of Oklahoma. Jay was a QB on OUís teams that won 31 straight games including winning the 1956 Orange Bowl and National Championships in 1955 and 1956.

Jay served as a graduate assistant football coach for Bud Wilkinson in 1957 and 1958 and an assistant football coach at OU from 1961 to 1966 under Bud Wilkinson and Gomer Jones.

He then became an area scout for the San Diego Chargers in 1966 and 1967.

Jay continued to serve his community as a volunteer assistant football coach at Gunnison High School (Gunnison, Colorado) from 1979 to 1986 and 2007 to 2008.

Education:
BS in Petroleum Engineering with Distinction, University of Oklahoma


Sammy Steinmark: Evaluator / Consultant

Sammy joins our team as a highly respected former college coach and recruiter. Sammy played high school football at Cherry Creek High School in Denver, Colorado under Fred Tesone. Cherry Creek won the conference championship all 3 years Sammy played. He was an all state player as a wide receiver and free safety. Sammy was recruited to The University of Texas under Darrell Royal where he lettered as a true freshman and played in the Gator Bowl. He then transferred to the University of Wyoming and played under Fred Akers. Sammy played against Oklahoma in the 1976 Fiesta Bowl. Sammy also spent time professionally with the Minnesota Vikings under Bud Grant and the Denver Broncos under Red Miller.

Sammyís first coaching job was at the University of Wyoming under Pat Dye. Sammy then coached at The Air Force Academy under Ken Hatfield and Fisher DeBerry for 17 years. Air Force won 3 conference championships and played in 13 bowl games. Sammy was then the assistant head coach at the Naval Academy under Charlie Weatherbee for 4 years.

In 1999 Sammy won the American Football Coaches Association assistant coach of the year award.

Education:
BS in Business, The University of Wyoming



Scouts
Leon Cross: Scout for New Mexico and far West Texas

Leon was recruited to The University of Oklahoma from Hobbs H.S. in New Mexico. He was an outstanding offensive/defensive lineman for Hobbs High School, and was an All State player, team captain, and was selected to play in the New Mexico All State game.

Leon was an outstanding player at The University of Oklahoma. He was All Big 8, All Big 8 Academic team, Team captain and an All American in 1962. Leon was a team captain when Oklahoma played Alabama in the 1963 Orange Bowl game.

Leonís impressive professional tenure included:

-- Assistant football Coach at OU under Bud Wilkinson and Gomer Jones.

-- Assistant football Coach at United States Military Academy (West Point) under Paul Dietzel and Tom Cahill.

-- Recruiting Coordinator, University of Oklahoma under Jim Mackenzie and Chuck Fairbanks.

-- Associate Athletic Director, University of Oklahoma in charge of fund raising under Wade Walker, Donnie Duncan, and Steve Owens.

Education:
BS in Science, University of Oklahoma


Jay Moore: Scout for Minnesota

Jay was an All State linebacker at Reagan H.S. in Austin Texas under Carroll Lundeen. Jayís final game in high school was against John Tyler H.S. in the 4A state championship game in the Astro Dome in Houston. Jay had 22 tackles in the game. John Tyler won the game 21 to 14, featuring Earl Campbell, who went on to win the Heisman Trophy at Texas and was an NFL Hall of Fame running back. Jayís brother Obie was a blue chip linebacker from Reagan. Obie was recruited and played linebacker at The University of Oklahoma.

Jay played 2 years at Tyler J.C. in Tyler, Texas and was a member of the 1974 Junior College National championship team.

Jay completed his college career at East Central University in Ada Oklahoma and was an All conference linebacker under Pat ONeal.

After graduation, Jay coached the linebackers at East Central under Hank Walbrick for 6 years.

Jay is currently coaching the linebackers at Jackson County Central H.S. in Jackson, Minnesota.

Education:
BS in Environmental Health Science, East Central University
Masters in Environmental Health Science, Oklahoma University


Ron Rogers: Scout for Oklahoma, West Texas and South Texas

Ron was a very successful high school football coach in Oklahoma for 16 years and in Texas for 20 years.

His impressive career included:

-- Athletic Director/Head Football Coach: Muldrow, OK, Woodward, OK, Purcell, OK, Dumas, TX, Hennrietta, TX

-- Head Football Coach/Athletic Coordinator: Amarillo (Capprock H.S.), TX Amarillo (Tascosa H.S.), TX

-- Head Football Coach/Campus Athletic Coordinator: Northbrook H.S. (Houston, TX)

-- Assistant football Coach/Life Fitness Director: Strafford H.S. (Houston, TX)

Ron coached on teams that won 9 district championships, 4 bi-district championships, 3 regional championships, 3 state semi-finals, 1 state finalist.

His honors consist of being on the Oklahoma Coaches Association Board of Control, Oil Bowl Coach (Texas vs. Oklahoma All Star game). Director, K 101 Classic (Oklahoma/Texas H.S. All Star game).

Education:
BS in English, University of Oklahoma
Masters in Education, East Central Oklahoma State University


Drake Shead: Scout for the Dallas-Fort Worth Texas area

Drake was an outstanding player at Plano East high School in Plano, Texas under Jake Swan and Mike Bailey. His Plano East team reached the state 5A semi-finals.

Drake was named to the 9-5A All District team as wide receiver and was Honorable Mention All-Area on the Dallas Times Herald team.

Drake was recruited and received a scholarship to Northern Illinois University under Jerry Pettibone. A four year letterman, Drake played wide receiver, running back, and returned kick-offs. Drakeís junior year NIU posted a 9-2 record which was the 2nd best record in school history. Drake played for NIU in the 19 to 17 victory over Wisconsin in 1987, which was Northern Illinois 1st victory over a Big 10 school.

Drake comes from a football family. His older brother Kenny played nose guard at Nebraska. His younger brother Shane played at Akron and another brother, Ryan played at Kansas. He has 2 nephews currently playing college football, Adam Shead, is an offensive guard at Oklahoma, and David Harris is playing at The Air Force Academy.

Education:
BS in Economics, Northern Illinois University