College football recruiting: Players from the 2013 class who could play right away

Find out which signees could provide immediate help for Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and some of the two schools' future opponents.
by Gina Mizell Published: February 16, 2013


Robbie Rhodes, WR, Baylor

With All-American Terrance Williams a departed senior, Baylor has a big hole to fill at receiver. Rhodes is a four-star prospect from Fort Worth, Texas.

Shelton Gibson, WR, West Virginia

The Mountaineers have even more star power to replace at receiver, with Tavon Austin finishing his career in Morgantown and Stedman Bailey declaring early for the NFL Draft. Gibson is a four-star prospect from Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Key OU nonconference opponent: Notre Dame

Jaylon Smith, LB

Rivals' No. 3 overall prospect joins a defense that lost its leader in the middle in Manti Te'o.

Greg Bryant, RB

The former Oklahoma commit is rated the No. 19 overall prospect by Rivals.

Eddie Vanderdoes, DT

The nation's No. 2 defensive tackle, according to Rivals, announced his decision to attend Notre Dame on Signing Day.

Key OSU nonconference opponent: Mississippi State

Chris Jones, DE

The gem of MSU's class, Jones is a five-star prospect and the nation's No. 2 defensive end.

Fred Ross, WR

The Cowboys' season opener gained an intriguing storyline when Ross, who had been committed to OSU since February of 2012, flipped to the Bulldogs the night before Signing Day.

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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