Oklahoma State adds junior college signees Malik Kearse and Larry Williams

Oklahoma State added two junior college standouts on Wednesday when cornerback Malik Kearse of Fort Scott Community College and offensive tackle Larry Williams of Hutchinson Community College signed with the Cowboys.

Oklahoma State added two new players, the first in the 2016 recruiting class, as offensive tackle Larry Williams of Hutchinson C.C. and cornerback Malik Kearse of Fort Scott C.C. both signed early on Wednesday morning and will enroll and be at Oklahoma State in the spring semester. Here are our usual recruiting capsules on the two newest Cowboys.

Malik Kearse, CB
6-1, 175
Fort Scott C.C., Kan./Opa-Locka (Monsignor Pace) and Miami (Carrol City), Fla.
Physical: 40 time-4.52
Other Schools Recruited By: (JC) none; (High School) Wisconsin, South Florida, Miami (Fla), Louisville, Oklahoma, Iowa State.
Junior College: two-year starter, 2014 Honorable Mention All-Jayhawk Conference; Statistics: 2015 season-29 total tackles, 24 unassisted tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 7 passes broken up; 2014 season-37 total tackles, 28 unassisted tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions, 8 passes broken up.
High School: Senior and Junior seasons at Monsignor Pace High School; two-year starter at cornerback; Statistics: 2013 season-only played two games because of a dislocated elbow; 2012 season-4 interceptions; Honors: 2nd Team All-Area in Miami; Sophomore and Freshman seasons at Miami Carol City High School; two-year starter at cornerback.
Other Sports: Track and Field (4X100 meter relay).
Interesting Tidbit: Trained with Stanford Jennings, a former Furman and Cincinnati Bengals running back.

Larry Williams, OT
6-5, 308
Hutchinson C.C., Kan./East Carolina University/Wilmington (Laney), N.C.
Physical: 40 time: 5.14; Bench Press: 435 lbs.; Squat: 640 lbs.; Vertical: 27.5"
Other Schools Recruited By: (JC) none; (High School) North Carolina State.
Junior College: one-year starter; 2015 1st-Team NJCAA All-American, 1st-Team NJCAA All-Region VI, 1st-Team All-Jayhawk Conference.
East Carolina University: Played in 13 games as a redshirt freshman in 2014, primarily on special teams and had two tackles on coverage units; redshirted his first season in 2013.
High School: three-year starter both ways, 2012 season-1st-Team Wilmington Star All-Area, 1st-Team All-Mideastern Conference, 3-star Scout recruit, Top 50 North Carolina Prospect, Team captain; Statistics- 56 total tackles, 33 unassisted tackles, 1 sack, 2 fumbles recovered; 2011 season-1st-Team Wilmington Star All-Area; Statistics-32 total tackles, 28 unassisted tackles, 6 tackles for loss, 88 percent grade on offense; 2010 season-started on offense and defense.
Other Sports: Finished 7th in the state in wrestling at 285 pounds, also lettered in track.
Interesting Tidbit: Williams is a triplet with a brother and sister.


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