Could break into two-deepShaun LewisLB6-1205 Missouri City (Texas) Hightower4 While undersized, Lewis is an explosive player and hitter. Expect the UnderArmour All-American to make an impact immediately. Justin GilbertDB6-0170 Huntsville (Texas)4 Gilbert has blazing speed and great playmaking ability. Should battle for kick return duties as a true freshman. Nathan SorensonQB6-3200 Texarkana (Texas) Texas High3 Sorenson is perfect for OSU’s system. He’s a very good passer, a leader and a winner. Johnny DeatonQB 6-3195 Sand Springs4 As an early signee, Deaton will have every opportunity to make an impact during his freshman season. Chris DinkinsWR6-2215 Tyler (Texas) Lee3 Dinkins is a big receiver who has good speed and the potential to create mismatches. Kevin JohnsonWR6-2190 Houston (Texas) Cypress Ridge3 A polished route runner with speed and potential. A perfect fit for Dana Holgorsen’s system. Malcolm MurrayDB6-2205 Walnut (Calif) Mt. SAC4 Great size/speed ratio at a position of need. Expect him to play early and often.
special teams/contributorJoseph RandleRB6-0180 Wichita (Kan.) Southeast4 Randle is an exceptional runner with great feet and good vision. Has the talent to contribute on special teams from day one. Caleb LaveyLB6-4210 Celina (Texas)3 Lavey is a terrific middle linebacker prospect. He has underrated athleticism, is physical and aggressive. Kris CatlinLB6-1215 San Antonio (Texas) Madison3 The Pokes’ most overlooked linebacker prospect — but he has talent and an uncanny nose for the ball. Tommie SaundersLB6-1200 San Antonio (Texas) Hightower3 Saunders might be the best hitter in the class. A very physical player with speed and athleticism.
Likely to redshirtDan KoenigOL6-6260 Cape Coral (Fla.)3 An athletic big man, Koenig has great potential and the frame to add weight. Stephen MaeweatherLB6-2203 Houston (Texas) Sharpstown3 Another physical linebacker prospect with good speed and athleticism. Could see the field on special teams instead of redshirting. Lavocheya CooperDB6-1185 Arp (Texas)3 Cooper is an athletic safety prospect who loves contact. OSU’s talent at safety is the only reason he’ll likely redshirt. Zack CraigDB6-2175 Spring Branch (Texas) Smithson Valley3 Craig could be the sleeper of the class. He’s got the size/speed combo coaches crave in defensive backs. Diamonte WheelerDT6-2278 Arlington (Texas) Bowie3 A solid defensive tackle prospect who has the quickness Bill Young craves in his interior linemen. Devin HedgepethDB6-0185 Derby (Kan.)3 Hedgepeth is a solid safety prospect. He’s a willing tackler with good athleticism. Larry StephensCB5-10180 Galena Park (Texas) North Shore Doesn’t have all the measurable that get people excited... he just makes plays. Chris LittleheadDT6-2305 Sequoyah Tahlequah A strong, physical defensive tackle who has a mean streak. Montra NelsonWR6-3221 Arlington (Texas) Bowie A big receiver who has great body control, much like Tracy Moore. Deion ImadeDB6-0185 Rowlett (Texas) An underrated safety prospect who is very versatile. Will need to improve his coverage skills. Joseph OkaforDE6-6231 Houston (Texas) Bellaire Excellent frame and looks the part. Just needs a year or two in OSU’s strength and conditioning program. Gerron AnthonyOL6-4315 Tyler (Texas) John Tyler A very athletic lineman for his size who could play his way onto the field early in his career. Davidell CollinsOL/DL6-6255 Bearden (Ark.) Needs to bulk up but has good feet and is a very good athlete for his size. Eli DickersonOL6-7285 The Woodlands (Texas) College Park His coach, Richard Carson, called him the best offensive line prospect he’s coached in 25 years of coaching. Jacob JenkinsOL6-3260 Gilmer (Texas) Jenkins led his team to a state title as a senior and has the potential to be a solid Big 12 offensive lineman. Javius TownsendOL6-4315 Dallas (Texas) Madison Townsend is a big guy with good feet who looks comfortable in pulling and blocking defenders in space. BY BRANDON CHATMON