June 15, 2007

Sleepers or gambles?

The rash of recent verbal commitments for Oklahoma State football has included a number of prospects that have left fans scratching their heads, think "who?"

In the last 2-3 weeks, the Cowboys have added nine prospects to their commitment list. Of those, about six were prospects who fit into a category of somewhere between "sleeper" and "not in a database anywhere." The most recent verbals, Alfred Dupree, Jackie Hinton and Jeremy Gray were relatively known quantities, each garnering three stars in the most recent rivals.com ratings. Dupree and Hinton were also in the debut of rivals' Texas Top 100.

Those three broke a string of verbals from players who the average fan - and even the most informed fans - had never heard of.

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