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Dawson Bassett, younger brother of former Oklahoma State DE Cooper Bassett, commits to Cowboys

by Gina Mizell Published: January 30, 2013

Former Oklahoma State defensive end Cooper Bassett hinted — or hoped — on Twitter Tuesday that Tyus Bowser’s abrupt decommitment from the Cowboys would open up a last-minute scholarship for his younger brother, Dawson.

Big bro got his wish.

Dawson, a Tuttle product, got an offer from OSU coach Mike Gundy Wednesday and committed to the Cowboys, Tuttle coach Phil Koons said.

Dawson, OSU’s first in-state commitment, sports a 6-4, 215-pound frame and is fast an athletic. Koons said Dawson will play either linebacker or tight end.

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by Gina Mizell
OSU Sports Reporter
Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job. Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was...
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