Ogbah Commits to Cowboys

Defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah out of Fort Bend (Bush), Texas said it really hit him a month ago when Oklahoma State offered him a scholarship, but he has taken his time and bounced his plans off plenty of people and this weekend he was ready to make a decision to become a Cowboy.

"I made the decision on Saturday," said the nearly 6-5, 230-pound defensive standout. "I committed to Oklahoma State. I called my recruiting coach, Coach Joe DeForest, and told him and he was really happy.

"I had spent a lot of time talking to my family, to my coaches, to friends. In the end I decided that Oklahoma State was the best place for me."

Ogbah, who had 48 tackles and three sacks last season, said a sack he had last Friday night against Houston Madison was his favorite play so far this season.

"I caught him 12 yards back," said Ogbah, who also reported that his team is 1-1 on the season and is getting ready for a short week this week just like his college choice. "We have Chavez on Thursday night this week.

"The decision wasn't easy because I had Texas Tech too," added Ogbah, who also had offers from Nevada, Arizona, Louisiana-Lafayette, and North Texas. "It was a hard choice, but I felt really good about the decision that I made."

Ogbah said his plan is to major in Business at Oklahoma State. His more immediate plan is to help Bush into the playoffs and a playoff run this season, and sometime get to Stillwater to watch the Cowboys in a game at Boone Pickens Stadium.

Ogbah becomes the Cowboys 12th verbal commitment for the 2012 recruiting class and he is the second defensive end although there is some thought that Jeremiah Tshimanga, who was in Stillwater for the win on Saturday, could play either linebacker or defensive end.

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