Recruiting: Dinkins Says He's Solid

Oklahoma State fans may look back at the 2010 recruiting class and say that offensive dynamo Chris Dinkins of Tyler (Lee), Texas is the star of the class. Actually, it appears that Mike Gundy and Co. have potential for a lot of stars in the upcoming class. With so many in this weekend for their official visit another we caught up with was Dinkins and his mom, Steffi, on the road heading home.

"She is all right sometimes," laughed Dinkins when asked about his mom just after she had answered his phone and handed it to him.

"The visit was good. It was really nice and I'd never been up there. I'd say the highlight was going off with my host, Tracy Moore, and hanging out with all the guys, and meeting players that are on the team and then meeting all the guys that are like me and coming in, all the recruits in my class," said Dinkins.

Dinkins switched his commitment from TCU to Oklahoma State in July. After earning all-district honors as a safety as a junior, he was honored as a wide receiver this season and he is a running wide receiver at that. He also played a little quarterback as wildcat.

Dinkins led Lee into the second round of the playoffs while rushing for 858 yards and seven touchdowns and catching passes for 152 yards and six touchdowns. He did hear this weekend that a new offensive coordinator, Dana Holgorsen of Houston, had been hired.

"The other players were talking about it first, they were saying that they had hired a new offensive coordinator," described Dinkins. "The the coaches talked about it. As a wide receiver that's good. They are going to throw the ball a lot. That is real good."

Dinkins, a 6-2 and 210-pounder who is really phyical and explosive for an incoming freshman, said his mom liked the visit as well.

"She loves it, loves the campus," he added.

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