Former Sooners' brother close to decision?

When Travis Wilson (pictured above) was making it big at OU, he would always take the opportunity to brag on his little brother when given the chance. He would always say that his little brother would grow up to be better than he was. Well, Corey Wilson has now grown up and he is now making the most of his chance as well as making a name for himself.

Corey Wilson, WR, 6'0, 185, 4.4, CARROLLTON (CREEKVIEW HS), TEXAS:

When Travis Wilson was making it big at OU, he would always take the opportunity to brag on his little brother when given the chance. He would always say that his little brother would grow up to be better than he was. Well, Corey Wilson has now grown up and he is now making the most of his chance as well as making a name for himself.

However, Corey knows that because of the success Travis had at OU, people can't help but to try to compare the two brothers.

"I really don't mind it, but I just want people to realize that we are two different players," said Wilson. "We do some of the same things and have some of the same abilities, but we are two different players. He has a bigger frame than I do, but I think I have more moves. We are both fast and explosive. He proved that he was a great player and still is now with Cleveland (Browns). Now I am looking forward to proving that I am a very good player."

Wilson broke into the starting line-up as a sophomore catching 21 passes for 360 yards and one touchdown. Then, last year, he grabbed 20 catches for 379 yards and two touchdowns. Wilson also returns punts and kick-off. He took one kick-off back 94 yards for a touchdown.

"Man, on that kick-off return, it felt good to finally get one," said Wilson. "I broke through the line on a few others, but it felt good to finally get one."

He can bench 240 pounds, squats 350 and has posted a 32'6 vertical jump. He also runs the 200M (22.4), 4X200 (anchor), 4X400 (third) and he has posted a 22'7 in the long jump.

Wilson went to the Oklahoma State one-day camp, OU and Texas Tech camps this summer. He also attended the Todd Dodge quarterback/receiver camp.

"I think I did pretty well at the camps," said Wilson. "At OU, they told my mom that they were offering me. I rolled my ankle at the Texas Tech camp and didn't get to perform the second day. I did well there on the first day. I already had an offer from them before the camp. I also did well at the OSU camp."

Wilson has official offers Purdue, Kansas State, Texas Tech and Arizona State. Kansas has told Wilson that they are sending one and OU has told him verbally that he has an offer on the table. UCF, Iowa State, Arkansas, Colorado State and Oklahoma State have also promised offers.

"Right now my decision is between OU and Texas Tech. OU is my favorite," said Wilson. "At first, I wasn't interested in OU because I didn't want to go somewhere where Travis went. I wanted to set my own mark. I talked it over with my brother and my mom and they said that Oklahoma is the type of school where I could set my own legacy, and that playing at Oklahoma would be better for me in the long run. I think I would have more of an opportunity early at Texas Tech, but I think Oklahoma is doing a better job getting wide receivers ready for the pros. My brother also says that if I went to Oklahoma that my life after football would be better for it."

When does Wilson expect to make a decision?

"I was going to commit in the next couple of weeks," said Wilson. "I talked it over with my mom and she wants me to think it over a little longer. Travis told me to think it through and to not commit so early, but he said for me to let OU know what I am thinking so that I can make a decision when I need to. I will probably make it later this summer."

Wilson has the GPA and he is waiting word on his test scores.


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