Tenpenny May Have Been Fastest Camper

James Bond 007 had Miss Moneypenny and after Sunday Oklahoma State may be chasing Tenpenny, as in Altee Tenpenny. The 5-11, 200-pound running back out of North Little Rock, Ark., is good size and really gets you excited when he runs the forty. While no official numbers are kept we heard his time during Sunday's mini-camp was 4.4 in the forty-yard dash. That made him one of the fastest campers.

There were two others that were close but neither of them are close to being 5-11, 200 pounds. Caleb Muncrief of Madill, Okla., is 5-8, 190 pounds and we had him at 4.4 too. Muncrief rushed for 1,202 yards and 20 touchdowns last season on 129 carries.

The other speedster among the running backs was Scott Magnus of nearby Coyle, Okla., just down the road from Stillwater. Magnus rushed for 1,522 yards and 28 touchdowns on 120 carries last season. Magnus had a best time we believe of 4.38. Throw Arlington Bowie's Russell Hansbrough (5-8, 176) in with those guys and you would have quite a 4x100 meter relay team.

Tenpenny already has an offer from Mississippi and he has schools like Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, and Oregon lined up to be next. It has to be considered a good sign that he chose to join a bunch of his North Little Rock teammates in attending the Oklahoma State camp.

Add Kavin Alexander, a sophomore-to-be and member of the 2014 recruiting class, on the North Little Rock menu of future stars. He ran right around 4.5 flat and is 5-8, 170 pounds. Rodney Bryson is a 2013 recruit from North Little Rock that is 5-10, 180 pounds and also fairly quick.

We know Oklahoma State would like for Barry J. Sanders to be its running back in the 2012 class as he was one of the Cowboys first offers. Of the 2012 prospects that were there Sunday, Muncrief is interesting and so is the smallish Magnus.

There were also another couple of 2013 running back prospects that we liked in drills. John Tyler's DeQuante Woods is 5-9, 175 pounds and runs well and also showed good hands in catching the ball. I liked the balance on Justin Webster of Northland Christian. He was great on the pro agility drill and ran close to a 4.5. He is a big back like Tenpenny at 6-0, 200.

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