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College football recruiting: Tyus Bowser decommits from Oklahoma State

by Ryan Aber and Scott Wright and Jason Kersey Published: January 29, 2013

/articleid/3750175/1/pictures/1939778">Photo - John Tyler’s Tyus Bowser is no longer committed to Oklahoma State.  PHOTO PROVIDED BY TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH
John Tyler’s Tyus Bowser is no longer committed to Oklahoma State. PHOTO PROVIDED BY TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH

The Sooners' greatest need remains offensive linemen, with only Trinity Valley Community College's Josiah St. John and Houston Stratford's Christian Daimler, both tackles, committed.

The Sooners' primary targets there remain George Adeosun, a tackle from Georgia, Kendall Moore, a tackle from Chicago, and Josh Outlaw, a guard from Georgia.

The two Georgians visited Norman last weekend, while it's still unclear whether Outlaw will visit before signing day.


Bill Young's departure from Oklahoma State has brought change to the Cowboy coaching staff, with new defensive line coach Joe Bob Clements working quickly to establish relationships with the commitments from the 2013 class.

Clements has already made a positive impression on San Antonio (Texas) James Madison defensive tackle Vincent Taylor, who said Clements made a trip to his school earlier this month before his official visit to Stillwater on Jan. 18.

“When I was on my official, there wasn't a time that I walked by, where we walked past each other, and Coach Clements (didn't say), ‘How was your day? How do you like the campus? Is everything good?' ” Taylor said. “Every time I saw him, we would talk to each other in a good way.

“I think Coach Clements, he's going to push me to be the best. I'm looking forward to him coaching me.”


While it's not clear whether Akem will attend Saturday's junior day, there are quite a few recruits expected to be in attendance.

Clark and Parker are expected to be there, as are Edmond Santa Fe quarterback Justice Hansen, Broken Arrow quarterback Coleman Key and Tulsa Memorial tight end MikeQuan Deane among in-state players.

A large group of Texas high schoolers with offers are expected to come as well, including Lewsiville Hebron safety Jamal Adams, Lancaster wide receiver Nick Alexander, Mount Pleasant wide receiver K.D. Cannon, Dallas Carter linebacker Cameron Hampton, Longview defensive tackle Zaycovian Henderson, Brenham athlete Darrion Johnson, Longview wide receiver Dorian Leonard, and West Mesquite safety Dylan Sumner-Gardner.

by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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