More On Alexander's Change Of Heart

It took awhile but we did confirm the report about Lancaster, Texas standout athlete Tyrell Alexander de-committing late last week from Oklahoma State.

Alexander had made his commitment back on April 18 while he was in Stillwater at the Cowboys Orange-White Game. At the time he was really excited about Oklahoma State and the way they planned to use him as a receiver and offensive threat.

He later told Scout's Gabe Brooks that it was the way Cowboys wide receivers coach Kasey Dunn and head coach Mike Gundy spoke of how they would use him that convinced him to commit.

"I just feel like how (Oklahoma State) fit me offense-wise. I'm gonna be an impact player," Alexander said to Brooks back in early May. "I like the atmosphere and the coaches' philosophy, and how everything works and how they operate their system.

"I listen to (head) coach (Mike) Gundy. I talk to him on the regular. And coach (Kasey) Dunn, the receivers coach," Alexander said. "They came and saw me in the last two weeks for spring ball, and they came and watched me at a track meet."

Fast forward to Sunday afternoon and the 6-1, 170-pound Alexander returned a text asking if the unsubstantiated report from Saturday evening was true.

"Yes, I have de-committed and opened up my recruiting," Alexander sent in a text to me. "OSU is still an option and I just felt different after I committed and wanted to re-open to make sure I made the right decision."

Prior to his pledge to Oklahoma State, Alexander had a lot of offers including Arkansas, Baylor, OU, TCU, Texas Tech, and West Virginia.

Alexander's de-commitment leaves the Cowboys with 10 commitments and now just one, Jenks' Dillon Stoner, at wide receiver.


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