Isaiah Epps, Wide Receiver, 6-2, 185, Fr-HS, Jenks, Okla. (Jenks) – A big, talented wide receiver who had a breakout senior season for Coach Allan Trimble at Jenks … Set a Jenks receiving record with 1,209 yards in 2016 with 59 catches and 12 touchdowns, along with 10 rushes for 76 yards and a score … Helped lead the Trojans to an 11-1 overall record with their only loss coming in the 6AI semifinal playoff game … Earned District 6A-1 Offensive Player of the Year … Named third-team All-State by The Oklahoman … Rivals lists him as a three-star wide receiver and ranks him as the 21st-best wide receiver in Oklahoma … Rivals.com Justin Rowland says, “Epps is a fascinating prospect because he was a basketball guy for most of his life and is really new to football. You would expect him to be a really raw player but he has taken to the sport very quickly and has proven himself a natural athlete and pass-catcher. He comes from a real powerhouse program at Jenks out in Oklahoma and his coaches were convinced that if he had played for longer and gotten more exposure then he would have had offers from almost everybody. There’s a little Keenan Burton in his game” … Also lettered in basketball and track & field at Jenks … Older brother, Carson, is currently a wide receiver at Iowa State … Chose Kentucky over offers from Illinois, Missouri State and Kansas State.
Coach Stoops says: “Isaiah comes from one of the top programs in the state of Oklahoma. He showed great hands in high school and has huge upside.”