Who's Who On OSU's Huge Visit Weekend?

The good news Thursday afternoon came when DeSoto (Texas) High School head coach Claude Mathis, who confirmed for Fox Sports Greg Powers that his electric skill athlete Dontre Wilson will be making some additional visits. Mathis said that Wilson, who has been committed to Oregon, will now visit Ohio State on Jan. 25 and he will then make an official visit to Oklahoma State on Feb. 2.

Wilson accounted for 1,458 rushing yards and 30 touchdowns and 509 receiving yards and 5 touchdowns, along with a punt return and a kickoff return for touchdown this past season.

Wilson chose Oregon this summer over the Cowboys, Buckeyes, and Texas Longhorns.

The bad news was not totally unexpected as five-star wide receiver Laquon Treadwell of Crete-Monee, Ill., picked Ole Miss over Oklahoma State.

Even without Treadwell the Cowboys wide receiver class in this recruiting class is off the charts with Marcell Ateman, Fred Ross and Ra'Shaad Samples all tremendous talents. They each have a variety of skills but each one is a little different.

As for this recruiting weekend, the Cowboys have coming to Stillwater the bulk of their committed players as well as a few uncommitted players that could beef up the recruiting class at positions the coaching staff is still hoping to find some more help.

Here is a list of the visitors for this weekend as we've been able to determine them:

Committed Visitors
Marcell Ateman, WR, 6-5, 190, 4.5, Wylie (East), Texas
Has turned out to be one of the top receiver prospects in the nation, combining size, speed and body control. He has been loyal to his commitment and this week had a home visit from head coach Mike Gundy.

Zach Crabtree, OL, 6-7, 260, 5.1, Mansfield, Texas
He had a strong season that ended in the playoffs and was very impressive physically as he showed up two days in a row ro watch Oklahoma State in bowl practices. He is every bit of 6-7 and has put on some weight as well.

Darius Curry, CB, 6-1, 190, 4.5, Flowery Branch, Ga.
He did visit Louisville and had a home visit from UL head coach Charlie Strong, but Curry and his family got in the car and are on their way to Stillwater for the visit. The visit should solidify Curry for the class.

Tre Flowers, S, 6-3, 180, 4.45, Converse (Judson), Texas
He's really talented player that has a chance to contribute as a freshman. It is good to see the safeties and corners in the class with size.

Ben Grogan, K, 6-0, 175, NA, Arlington (Martin), Texas
He will go down as one of the key members of the class. Oklahoma State fans know all too well how important a really talented kicker is, and Grogan is underrated as a punter too.

Benjamin "Ben" Hughes, DT, 6-3, 300, NA, Waco (University), Texas
Hughes is a really strong looking prospect. A key this weekend for him will be spending time with both new defensive line coach Joe Bob Clements and defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer.

Jack Kurzu, OL, 6-5, 302, NA, St. Louis (Country Day and Mary Institute), Mo.
Another commitment that has never wavered and has been extremely steadfast with his pledge that he made very early. A really good sized linemen.

Taylor Lewis, CB, 6-0, 180, 4.5, DeSoto, Texas
Lewis was instrumental for DeSoto in the playoffs, and he has all the tools to have success. He did not make it to an OSU game this season and the visit will be important for him to gain the comfort of the campus and West End Zone becoming home.

Deric Robertson, S, 6-3, 203, 4.4, Killeen, Texas
We spoke to Robertson this week and this young man has grown and is stronger. He has a 335-pound bench max and a 510-pound max on the squat. He will be something to see. Love the fact that he is the son of two retired members of the U.S. Army.

Jesse Robinson, OL, 6-6, 285, NA, Hurst (L.D. Bell), Texas
Another prospect that checked out the Cowboys at bowl practice in Dallas, and he is also very impressive to see in person.

Fred Ross, WR, 6-0, 180, 4.5, Tyler (John Tyler), Texas
The player who has been committed to the Cowboys the longest. The first pledge in every class is special as they kind of become an anchor, and Ross is ultra talented with huge numbers and awards from all over. He could also really help with Bowser on his visit.

Jaxon Salinas, OL, 6-4, 285, 5.3, Irving, Texas
A talented offensive guard prospect that has been on campus before and he will mix well with future teammates. He has a great personality and will likely be a future leader.

Ra'Shaad Samples, WR, 5-11, 170, 4.44, Dallas (Skyline), Texas
Samples has a great personality. As the son of a coach he brings a huge football IQ to go along with his physical talents. He did take a visit to Kentucky, but that was just to get a visit in and compare. He has said he is 100 percent to Oklahoma State.

Jordan Sterns, DB, 6-0, 190, 4.5, Cibolo (Steele), Texas
Sterns had a monster season for Steele, contributing on both sides of the ball and special teams. He had three defensive touchdowns, two special teams scores, and five rushing touchdowns. He is a workout enthusiast and will be a Rob Glass favorite.

Vincent Taylor, DT, 6-3, 280, NA, San Antonio (Madison), Texas
A three-time first-team all-district performer in a really talented district. Taylor told me this week he was really looking forward to the visit. He likes to work with challenged athletes in Special Olympics and plans on helping with that cause at OSU. Fans will really like Taylor.

Corion Webster, RB, 5-11 1/2, 190, 4.45, Atlanta, Texas
A man of few words, but he is very talented and had a huge season helping Atlanta to the playoffs despite fighting an early season injury. Word is his toughness quotient is high.

Non-Committed Visitors
Tyus Bowser, DE, 6-3, 225, 4.6, Tyler (John Tyler), Texas - OSU (1/18/13), MU, Mem, WVU, ULL
How many defensive ends double as a "wildcat" quarterback? Bowser does as he is off-the-charts athletic for a defensive end. Word is Tyler was the first stop this week for new DL coach Joe Bob Clements.

Cody Chancellor, WR, 6-2, 190, 4.5, Oklahoma City (Bishop McGuinness), Okla. - OSU (1/18/13), ISU, Tulsa
Don't exactly know what Oklahoma State staff is thinking on Chancellor other than he is a very talented player with speed and good hands that can also punt.

Rennie Childs, RB, 5-11, 185, 4.5, Houston (Cypress Ridge), Texas - CSU (12/6), UH (12/13), UtSt (1/11), OSU (12/18), Ore, TCU (1/25/13)
A late bloomer that rushed for more than 1,900 yards and 21 touchdowns, Childs is now visiting Oklahoma State and TCU, and Oregon is trying to squeeze in.


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