We spoke with Arizona Western C.C. linebacker Patrick Macon as he was about to board a flight in Stillwater to head back to Arizona. He confirmed that he had committed to Oklahoma State Sunday afternoon after announcing the pledge on his Twitter account, @OneOfAKind_44.
The 6-2, 225-pound Macon finished up his visit to Oklahoma State this weekend and that was obviously the difference maker in his recruitment.
"I was kind of iffy before I got here, but then after being here and meeting everybody and seeing all of this I made my mind up," said Macon, who had also been recruited heavily by the likes of Arizona, Arizona State, San Diego State, Utah, Utah State, and Tennessee. "It was fun (to visit) and there was so much hospitality."
Macon is a good looking player as we did lay eyes on him last night during his visit. This season at Arizona Western he helped lead the Matadors to the NJCAA National Championship Game, played in their home stadium in Yuma, the El Toro Bowl, which was won by Garden City C.C. from Kansas 25-22 in the final seconds of the contest.
The native of a Milligan, a suburb of Memphis, Tenn., and Milligan Central High School, Macon had a stellar senior season for the Arizona Western with 119 tackles, 58 unassisted, 9 sacks, a whopping 27.5 tackles for loss, 9 fumbles caused, 2 fumbles recovered, and an interception.
"I will sign on Wednesday or Thursday," Macon said when asked about his signing this week. He is a mid-year junior college transfer.