Walk-ons Provide Help In Their Own Way

The 2013 Oklahoma State football media guide is available online, but the school is not allowed to list incoming first-year walk-ons as per NCAA rules. But they are allowed to list and profile returning walk-ons. As these players often change each season, we are listing the walk-ons OSU featured in the 2013 media guide and giving a little observation on each as these players.

Some walk-ons such as quarterback Daxx Garman, kickers Bobby Stonebraker and Kip Smith, and punter Michael Reichenstein are profiled as they are on the two-deep. Former walk-ons like wide receiver Nick Rock Well, fullback Teddy Johnson and tight end Jeremy Seaton have either started, played significantly or been placed on scholarship.

Here are the significant walk-ons listed in the media guide (listed alphabetically):
86 Blake Barkemeyer, WR - Has shown up as a solid practice player.
20 Corey Bennett, RB - Has played in a real game and shown he has the ability to contribute at this level.
46 Derek Branson, FB - Will likely play some when two fullbacks are needed or possibly on special teams.
73 Grant Canis, OL - Solid scout team contributor who is a little undersized at 275 pounds.
60 Daniel Cooley, DT - Definitely undersized but plays tough and is a well respected player in practice.
48 Nickellas Crawford, LB - Transfer from Northeastern State who has size.
47 Kyle Culver, LB - Undersized at 5-10, 190 pounds but loves to play and help in practice.
65 Kaleb Cusak, DE - Has shown he can help and has played in games.
37 Derek Deeds, S - Transfer from Washburn in Kansas that plays hard.
38 Kameron Doolittle, IR - Has good athletic ability and turned down D-1 offers to help win a championship at NEO JC.
83 Brendan Fagan, WR - He is 6-2, 190 pounds and shows ability in practice.
28 DeShawn Franklin, S - Walk-on from Gainesville, Texas who can absolutely contribute, possibly on special teams.
22 Otis Gates, RB - Walk-on from Georgia who has speed with a 5-7 frame.
29 Cameron Graville, WR - Good size, has been on the squad for some time and has proven he can help if needed, caught one pass last season.
40 Beniah Harrigan, FB - Big and strong and from New Jersey, Harrigan could work into playing at FB.
47 Blake Jarwin, TE - RS-freshman out of Tuttle that could follow in the footsteps of Jeremy Seaton.
12 Elliott Jeffcoat, S - He has already contributed on special teams and late in games with two tackles last season.
49 Kevin King, K - Helps provide depth in practice.
49 Ryan Lester, LB - Slightly undersized linebacker who gives great effort in practice.
88 Taylor May, DE - Walk-on that has worked his way very near the two-deep and had two tackles last season.
36 Nate Miller, WR - Solid practice player.
42 Taylor Moss, IR - Transfer from Baylor has had to sit out.
88 Logan Nault, WR - Good athlete from good program in Kingfisher and has also contributed by hosting in recruiting.
33 Archibald Ocloo-Lee, CB - RS-freshman from Westmoore.
24 Jackson Radford, WR - He has size at 6-2, 190 pounds and was Jeremy Seaton's top target in HS at Crescent.
44 Dillon Rake, LB - A player who could wind up helping on special teams.
30 Bryant Reber, CB - Veteran practice player that is from Blue Valley in Kansas.
14 Quinn Shanbour, QB - Undersized QB who helps a lot in practice.
17 Steve Sumpter, S - Veteran walk-on who could show up some on special teams.
79 Tevin Talton, OL - From Preston, he has size and is a good practice contributor.
35 Zach Yates, WR - Good size and effort player from Fort Gibson.

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