Oklahoma State football: Cowboys' top recruiting targets

by Gina Mizell Published: May 4, 2013
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photo - Class 3A Jones quarterback David Cornwell, right, has exploded onto the recruiting scene despite being in just his first year of varsity football.  Photo by Doug Hoke, The Oklahoman.
Class 3A Jones quarterback David Cornwell, right, has exploded onto the recruiting scene despite being in just his first year of varsity football. Photo by Doug Hoke, The Oklahoman.

Other offers: Alabama, LSU, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Arizona, Baylor, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi State, Missouri, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas Tech, USC, Vanderbilt, Washington State

David Cornwell, quarterback, Norman North

Rivals rating: Four stars

Scout rating: Four stars

Rivals' No. 2 quarterback hopes to make a commitment sometime in June. He recently visited Alabama (for the third time this year) and Tennessee.

Other offers: Alabama, Auburn, Indiana, Kansas, Miami, Missouri, Notre Dame, Oregon State, Tennessee, Tulsa, Virginia Tech, Washington State

James David, linebacker, Rockdale (Texas) HS

Rivals rating: Four stars

Scout rating: Three stars

Attended OSU's Junior Day in January and told Rivals the Cowboys are his favorite — even after taking unofficial visits to Texas and Baylor.

Other offers: Baylor, Houston, Oklahoma, Oregon State, TCU, Washington

Adoree' Jackson, cornerback, Gardena (Calif.) Junipero Serra HS

Rivals rating: Five stars

Scout rating: Five stars

One of a handful of OSU offers extended to players from California, Jackson told Rivals he plans to narrow his list to a top 10 after taking visits this summer. He tallied 76 tackles, six interceptions, two forced fumbles and a sack last season.

Other offers: Arizona State, Boise State, California, Colorado, Florida, Florida State, Illinois, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Nebraska, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Oregon, Oregon State, SMU, Tennessee, Texas A&M, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington, Washington State

Josh Mabin, linebacker, Spring (Texas) Klein Oak HS

Rivals rating: Four stars

Scout rating: Three stars

LSU and Texas A&M are his top two choices, according to Rivals, but he has not yet received an offer from either school.

Other offers: Baylor, Boise State, Colorado, Illinois, Oklahoma, Washington State

Steven Parker, defensive back, Jenks

Rivals rating: Four stars

Scout rating: Four stars

Another highly regarded in-state prospect, Parker is ranked the eighth-best safety in the nation by Rivals.

Other offers: Alabama, Arizona State, Arkansas, Kansas State, Memphis, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, N.C. State, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon State, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, Tula, Utah, Vanderbilt, Washington State, Wisconsin

Cameron Sims, wide receiver, Monroe (La.) Ouachita Parish HS

Rivals rating: Four stars

Scout rating: Four stars

May not have an offer from OSU yet, but visited for the spring finale.

Other offers: Alabama, California, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Monroe, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oregon, Southern Miss, TCU, Texas Tech, USC, Washington

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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