Lane No Longer An OSU Commit After Arrest

Oklahoma State lost one of its top commitments for the 2015 football recruiting class when the Cowboys apparently pulled their offer following the arrest of four-star standout cornerback Jaylon Lane of Nacogdoches, Texas.

Local police reports show that Jaylon DeAndre Lane, 17, of Nacogdoches was booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail late Thursday morning and charged with third-degree felony obstruction/retaliation, Class A misdemeanor resisting arrest, and Class B criminal mischief, according to a report by KTRE TV News. Lane posted a collective $14,000 bond and has since been released.

The 6-2, 185-pound cornerback for the Nacogdoches Dragons had over 31 Division I scholarship offers and had earned an invite to the Semper Fi All-American Game.

He released this statement on Twitter thanking Oklahoma State but acknowledging that he was no longer a commitment for the Cowboys. Reports were that OSU pulled the scholarship offer.

"I'm no longer committed to Oklahoma State due to actions that happened off the field," Lane wrote on Twitter. "Some people know the full story and know I never was looking for trouble but I know some want to see me fail and not succeed but I just hope things work out. I thank Oklahoma State for at least giving me the chance. I pray things work out the way God wants it to. I also will not let this bring me down just going to use it as a learning experience and overcome it. Thank you."

The Nacogdoches Independent School District Police would not reveal details of what happened but did confirm that Lane's alleged actions took place on the Nacogdoches High School campus.


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