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Houston-area athlete commits to Oklahoma State

by Gina Mizell Published: June 1, 2013

BY SCOTT WRIGHT

Oklahoma State picked up a verbal commitment from a high school quarterback this week.

Of course, the Cowboys see the Houston-area athlete’s future in the defensive backfield.

Trey Roberts, a 6-foot-2, 200-pounder from Aldine (Texas) Eisenhower High School, became OSU’s fourth verbal commit of the 2014 class.

A quarterback at Eisenhower, the Cowboys targeted him as a cornerback, with Van Malone working as his primary recruiter. The Cowboys recently used a similar plan with starting cornerback Justin Gilbert, who was a quarterback at Huntsville (Texas) High School.

That gives the Cowboys three defensive commits in the class, along with linebackers Gyasi Akem of Broken Arrow and Justin Phillips of Pearland, Texas.

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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