May 21, 2012
Offers rolling out from Oklahoma State
Recruiting did not stop for Oklahoma State during its six-week long spring football session, but it certainly did slow down. As soon as the Cowboys wrapped up on April 22, coaches hit the road for the spring evaluation period at high schools across the country.
It didn't take long for things to pick up dramatically, with OSU coaches nearly doubling their offer list.
OSU offensive coordinator Todd Monken is very selective in offering quarterbacks. In fact, just two signal-callers had offers during OSU's spring session. In the last two weeks, Monken has doubled that number. He went into SEC territory and offered Fayetteville, Arkansas' Austin Allen. That offer was quickly followed by one to Jackson, Mississippi quarterback Ryan Buchanan.
At positions other than QB, the majority of OSU's new offers were in the state of Texas. A recent pass through San Antonio by Glenn Spencer, Van Malone and Joe Wickline resulted in several new offers. Safeties Jordan Sterns and Austin Jupe were two San Antonio-area prospects to receive recent Okstate offers, along with offensive lineman Baylen Brown.
Wickline has been particularly active in the evaluation period. In addition to Brown, he offered St. Louis, Missouri guard Jack Kurzu and was rewarded with a verbal commitment.
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