Kolar Says Visit Just What He Wanted

Earlier this week John Kolar appeared to be doing a solid job of recruiting one of Oklahoma State's newest commitments. The Norman North quarterback, who visited Oklahoma State this weekend and will enroll for the spring semester, filled in the rest of the story on Sunday evening.

"I've known Bryce Balous (safety from McKinney North that committed to the Cowboys last week) a long time," Kolar explained. "He's originally from Norman and my mom was his first coach. She coached him in basketball and I played against him in football in middle school before he moved down to Texas."

Kolar admitted that he likes getting on the social networking platforms and spreading the word on Oklahoma State. He may be the most active commitment in recruiting since another quarterback in J.W. Walsh did a lot of recruiting of other prospects back in his senior year.

Kolar doesn't have long to continue doing that as he becomes an official member of the program in January when he reports for the spring semester. In the meantime he might want to work on Balous' teammate in McKinney North star running back Ronald Jones II, as Jones tweeted Sunday night that he has de-commited from a summer pledge to Oklahoma State after making visits to USC and Notre Dame over the last eight days. Jones is a huge part of the recruiting class and Kolar realizes it.

As for his visit this weekend, "It was a great weekend and it made me love Stillwater and the OSU community that much more," Kolar said. "I wanted to become more familiar with the players and the lifestyle there of being a student-athlete."

This season Kolar finished completing 127-of-244 passing for 2,292 yards with 23 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. The season before he had only thrown two interceptions but the make up of the North team was different his season. Kolar finished with 4,021 passing yards and 38 touchdown in his Timberwolves career.

Thanks to the Bedlam win he also had some bragging rights in his hometown the last couple of weeks of school.

"It has actually been really fun," he said of the Cowboys win over local rival OU. "Both my parents are professors at OU and they've been wearing OSU stuff. There are five players I know at OU that played at Norman North. Some are walk-ons, but you know linebacker Jordan Evans, I saw him the other day eating lunch and I just said, 'Go Pokes.'"

Again, Kolar graduates at mid-year from Norman North and will be in school at OSU this spring.


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