Future Cowboys: How’d They Do This Week?

Ronald Jones had run for only 191 yards through the first two games of the 2014 high school football season. The lone running back commitment in Oklahoma State’s recruiting class had a breakout game Friday night – or should we say breakout first half – in leading McKinney North to an impressive 54-16 victory over Richardson Pearce. Here's a look at how all of OSU commitment's teams did this week.

TAAI BAKARI, DT (6-2, 287)
Legacy High School (Mansfield, Texas)
This week’s game: Bakari and Mansfield Legacy improved to 2-1 with Thursday night’s 59-24 victory over Fort Worth Southwest.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 19, vs. Waxahachie.

ZA’CARRIUS GREEN, OLB (5-11, 190)
Duncanville High School (Duncanville, Texas)
This week’s game: Duncanville rolled to an easy 51-27 victory over Mesquite on Friday night.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 19, at Waco Midway.

JOSH JONES, OT (6-5, 275)
George Bush High School (Richmond, Texas)
This week’s game: Bush, 0-2, will be looking to get in the win column when it faces Klein Oak on Saturday.
Next scheduled game: Thursday, Sept. 25, at Fort Bend Willowridge.

RONALD JONES, RB (6-0, 185)
McKinney North High School (McKinney, Texas)
This week’s game: Jones showed why he is one of the nation’s top running back on Friday night, rushing for 270 yards and four touchdowns – all in the first half – to lead McKinney North to a 54-16 victory over Richardson Pearce. Nine of Jones’ 18 rushing attempts went for 10 or more yards.
McKinney North blows away Richardson Pearce: McKinney Courier-Gazette
6A/5A Roundup: Dallas News
Next scheduled game: Thursday, Sept. 25, vs. Wylie East.

JOHN KOLAR, QB (6-4, 185)
Norman North High School (Norman, Okla.)
This week’s game: Kolar threw a 30-yard touchdown pass late in the first half but the Timberwolves relied on a stout running game in Thursday night’s 42-28 victory over Yukon.
Quan Hogan, Mason Volk fire Norman North past Yukon: The Oklahoman
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 19, at Westmoore.

JAYLON LANE, CB (6-2, 175)
Nacogdoches High School (Nacogdoches, Texas)
This week’s game: Lane and his teammates improved to 3-0 with a 34-14 victory over Carthage on Friday night.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 26, vs. Lufkin.

MOTEKIAI MAILE, DT (6-4, 300)
Tyler Junior College (Tyler, Texas)
This week’s game: Tyler Junior College, 1-1, played Arkansas Baptist on Saturday.
Next scheduled game: Saturday, Sept. 20, vs. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M.

JALEN McCLESKEY, WR (5-10, 170)
St. Paul’s Catholic School (Covington, La.)
This week’s game: McCleskey had six catches for 52 yards, including a 22-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter, but it wasn’t enough as St. Paul’s was defeated by Jesuit 49-22 on Friday night.
Jesuit seizes momentum early, rolls past St. Paul’s, 49-22: New Orleans Times-Picayune
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 19, vs. McDonogh 35.

KENNETH McGRUDER, S (6-1, 190)
Alief Taylor High School (Houston, Texas)
This week’s game: Alief Taylor led at halftime but Fort Bend Travis rallied for the 28-20 victory on Friday night.
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 19, at Alief Elsik.

DEYA MHIESEN, OT (6-8, 305)
Pierce College (Woodland Hills, Calif.)
This week’s game: Mhiesen is actually redshirting this season at Pierce College, and he is expected to enroll at Oklahoma State in January for the spring semester. He will have three years of eligibility to play for the Cowboys.

BRANDON PERTILE, OT (6-6, 295)
Mesa Community College (Mesa, Ariz.)
This week’s game: Pertile suffered a season-ending knee injury and has not played in any games this season for Mesa Community College, scout.com recruiting analyst Jason Jewell is reporting. Jewell says the OSU coaching staff still plans to honor the scholarship to Pertile, who is expected to enroll for the spring semester.

JOHNNY WILSON, C (6-4, 280)
Midland Christian School (Midland, Texas)
This week’s game: Midland Christian’s 27-game winning streak dating back to 2012 was snapped Thursday night when Calvary Baptist Academy of Shreveport, La., rolled to a 43-17 victory in Shreveport. Midland Christian turned the ball over six times in the loss.
Midland Christian meets its match; 27-game winning streak snapped: Midland Reporter-Telegram
Next scheduled game: Friday, Sept. 19, vs, El Paso Americas.


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