OSU Commits in Action
RB Ronald Jones II
Jones rushed for an astounding 393 yards on 38 carries and six touchdowns (four of them in the first half). Unfortunately, it wasn't enough as McKinney North lost to Wylie East 49-46. McKinney North will face Prosper on Friday.
Ronald Jones' 380 yds rushing is a new single-game school record and his 6 rushing TDs ties his own record in a game.— McKinneyISD Ath Dept (@McKISDAth) September 26, 2014
CB Jaylon Lane
Jaylon Lane and undefeated Nacogdoches beat Lufkin in a tight game 38-35 Friday night. OSU cornerbacks coach Van Malone was on hand to watch his future player, and Jaylon did not disappoint. Lane finished the game with 7 tackles, a pass breakup, and one huge interception that sealed the win late as Lufkin was driving for the win. Nacogdoches travels to Ennis on Friday.
Texas High school football great finish in East Texas http://t.co/xNsMXTzMhN— OSU Coach Van Malone (@OSUCoachMalone) September 27, 2014
S Kenneth McGruder
Oklahoma State safeties coach Tim Duffie was on hand to watch McGruder and Alief Taylor take on Alief Hastings. Taylor was able to win easily 35-7. McGruder is solid with OSU, but did take an official visit to Nebraska last weekend to see a former teammate play for the Huskers. Alief Taylor will face Fort Bend on Friday.
WR Jalen McCleskey
St. Paul was able to take care of Slidell Friday night, winning 24-16. McCleskey caught a 27 yard touchdown in the third quarter. St. Paul takes on Hammond this Thursday.
C Johnny Wilson
Johnny Wilson and the Midland Christian line helped the running game account for 363 carries on 363 yards and six rushing touchdowns, as they were able to defeat Bishop Lynch 45-46 Friday. Midland Christian will play Trinity Christian this Friday.
QB John Kolar
It was a rough night John Kolar and Norman North, as they were easily handled by Owasso 45-20. Kolar finished the game 14-30 for 189 yards and 2 touchdowns, but threw three costly interceptions. Next week does not get easier for Norman North, as they will face the top ranked 6-A team in the state Tulsa Union on Friday.
LB Za'Carrius Green
Duncanville defeated Mansfield 20-17 on a 4th down touchdown throw throw by QB Stedman Lanigan as time expired. Green and the Duncanville defense forced three turnovers in the game. Duncanville will take on South Grand Prairie on Friday night.
DT Taaj Bakari
Mansfield Legacy was blown out by cross-town rival Mansfield Summit 42-7. Legacy was victom to blocked punts that helped Summit jump out to an early 28-0 lead in the first half. Legacy has the weekend off before facing Seguin on October 10th.
OT Joshua Jones
Fort Bend Bush blew out Willowridge 35-14 Thursday night, and will face Ridge Point tomorrow night.
S Kevin Henry
Newly committed Kevin Henry and Central High fell short against McKinley 34-14. Central faces Scotlandville Friday.
DT Motekai Maile
Tyler Junior College put up some big numbers Saturday, defeating Cisco College 61-38. Maile and the offensive line helped the rushing attack account for 377 yards on 48 carries (7.9 yards per carry). Tyler faces Southeast Prep (Texas A&T) on Saturday.
OT Brandon Pertile
Unfortunately, Pertile has suffered a knee injury, and is out for the season for Mesa Community College. Pertile will begin rehab and will join the Cowboys in the spring, after suffering a season ending knee injury.
OT Deya Mhiesen
Mhiesen is redshirting at Pierce College this season, allowing him three years of eligibility. Deya plans to enroll next spring to compete for playing time next season.
Recruits at the Tech Game
Due to the weekday game time against Texas Tech, there were a limited number of recruits on hand, all of which are Oklahoma players.
OL Josh Wariboko - 6-4 315 lbs. Casady High School, OKC.
4-Star Lineman. 178th on ESPN300
Holds offers from over 20 schools including OSU, OU, Texas, Texas A&M, USC, Ohio State, Florida, FSU among many others. Recently selected to play in the 2015 Under Armor All-American Game.
ATH Aaron McKinney- 6-4 180 lbs Midwest City, OK.
Considering OSU and North Texas.
WR/CB Brandon Prather - 6-0 170 lbs. Stillwater, OK.
OL Logan Roberson - 6-5 300 lbs. Harrah, OK