Nearly 40 Prospects Witness Win Over Baylor

It was good Saturday night to have prospects on hand to witness the domination Oklahoma State enjoyed on the field in a Big 12 showdown game against Baylor. Our checker on the sidelines came up with 36 names of prospects who were at Boone Pickens Stadium, but with playoff games being played Saturday and the weather there were late arrivals that we missed.

Making an official visit was previous Cowboys commitment Jeremiah Ledbetter. The defensive tackle from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College by way of Orlando, Fla., was in Stillwater with his brother Isaiah, a linebacker at Hutch. We have tried to reach Ledbetter but so far haven't been able to connect.

Another official visitor was standout defensive end Trey Carter, a former Green Oaks Magnet School player in Shreveport, La., who finished out his high school career at Pinkston High School in Dallas. He is huge at 6-5 and close to 260 pounds. He is being aggressively recruited by a number of schools including OU, TCU, and Mississippi State (previous official visit). We have also tried to reach Carter with no success so far.

Junior college safety Derick Moncrief from Gulf Coast C.C. in Mississippi was also scheduled to visit but did not make it. Moncrief has been committed to Arkansas and we are checking on his status.

Some other Cowboy commitments in the 2014 class on hand were Broken Arrow linebacker Gyasi Akem and running back Devon Thomas, who scored three touchdowns in the Tigers playoff win over Mustang. Thomas sent in his paperwork in the form of a financial aid agreement on Thursday, and he is scheduled to enroll in January and be in class for the spring.

The Cowboys are also expecting quarterback Mason Rudolph out of Rock Hill (Northwestern), S.C., to be a spring enrollee.

Jenks standout defensive back Dylan Harding made the trip to Stillwater after returning an interception for a touchdown earlier in the day in the No. 1-ranked Trojans playoff win. Harding was joined in Stillwater by stellar teammate Steven Parker, who is being recruited by a lot of schools but could come down to an in-state battle between OSU and OU.

Of the players that were at the game on unofficial visits many were underclassmen. After the game Oklahoma State offensive line coach Joe Wickline spent a long time speaking with Josh Wariboko and his family. Wariboko, from Oklahoma City Casady, previously committed to OU but has been to most of the OSU home games, and has an older brother that attends Oklahoma State.

Another interesting prospect was North Little Rock, Ark., wide receiver K.J. Hill. Hill is a really impressive prospect. The 6-1, 175-pounder caught a 28-yard touchdown pass in the 28-7 playoff win over Bryant. He reportedly received an offer from the Cowboys this weekend.

Here is our list of prospects that were spotted on the sidelines before the game (listed in alphabetical order with name, class, position, and town/school).

*Gyasi Akem, Sr., LB, Broken Arrow, Okla.
Andrew Barley, Jr., WR, Fort Smith (Southside), Ark.
!# Trey Carter, Sr., DE, Dallas (Pinkston), Texas
Quinton Conaway, Jr., K/P, Edmond (North), Okla.
Justin Curry, Jr., RB, Fort Smith (Northside), Ark.
Daytrieon Dean, Jr., DE, Fort Smith (Northside), Ark.
Andre Dowuona-Hammond, Sr., DE, Yukon, Okla.
Tucker Doyle, Jr., S, Yukon, Okla.
Michael Farmer, Sr., RB/LB, Edmond (Santa Fe), Okla.
Isaiah Graves, Sr., K, Stillwater, Okla.
*Dylan Harding, Sr., DB, Jenks, Okla.
#K.J. Hill, Jr., WR, North Little Rock, Ark.
Matthew Hockett, Sr., K/P, Norman, Okla.
Travis Hytche, Jr., WR, Bartlesville (Will Rogers Collegiate), Okla.
Denver Johnson, Jr., WR, Oklahoma City (Casady), Okla.
Heath Land, Jr., QB, North Little Rock, Ark.
!Isaiah Ledbetter, So. (JC), LB, Hutchinson C.C., Kansas
!*Jeremiah Ledbetter, So.(JC), DT, Hutchinson C.C., Kansas
#Greg Little, So., OL, Allen, Texas
Conner McGinnis, Jr., QB, Oklahoma City (Heritage Hall, Okla.
Keegan Meyn, Jr., DB, Yukon, Okla.
Cole Neph, Sr., WR, Owasso, Okla.
Gabe Neph, Jr., QB, Owasso, Okla.
#Steven Parker, Sr., DB, Jenks, Okla.
Kyle Rhine, Jr., Athlete, Bixby, Okla.
Jacob Rowland, Jr., OT/DT, Wills Point, Texas
Bryan Shanklin, Sr., FB, Mansfield, Texas
Corey Taylor, Jr., RB, Tulsa (Holland Hall), Okla.
*Devon Thomas, Sr., RB, Broken Arrow, Okla.
Keaton Torre, So., QB, Edmond (Santa Fe), Okla.
#Josh Wariboko, Jr., OL, Oklahoma City (Casady), Okla.
Jordan Weltzheimer, Sr., OL, Tulsa (Memorial), Okla.
Jonah Weltzheimer, So., QB/DS, Tulsa (Memorial), Okla.
Cameron Westbrook, Sr., RB, Edmond (Santa Fe), Okla.
Michael Williams, So., DE, Fort Worth (All Saints Episcopal), Texas
Gary Woods, Jr., DB/Star, Oklahoma City (Casady), Texas

* denotes a player committed to Oklahoma State
# denotes a player with a scholarship offer from Oklahoma State
! denotes prospect on an official visit --------------------------------------------------
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