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Oklahoma State football notebook: Cowboys still in mix for All-America recruits Kenny Young and Jermaine Roberts

Kenny Young, a product of River Ridge (La.) John Curtis, told Rivals at the U.S. Army All-America game that OSU is one of his five finalists. That group also includes LSU, Miami, Texas A&M and UCLA. He plans to take official visits to all of those schools except LSU.
BY GINA MIZELL Published: January 5, 2014
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Oklahoma State's recruiting class is practically full, with 25 commitments about a month before Signing Day.

But the Cowboys are still in the mix for two players who recently participated in two of the major high school All-America games in four-star linebacker Kenny Young and three-star cornerback Jermaine Roberts.


Young, a product of River Ridge (La.) John Curtis, told Rivals at the U.S. Army All-America game that OSU is one of his five finalists. That group also includes LSU, Miami, Texas A&M and UCLA. He plans to take official visits to all of those schools except LSU.

When asked about the first thing that comes to mind when he thinks about OSU, Young said “the love there” and added he likely won't make his commitment public until Signing Day.

The Cowboys have already signed three-star linebacker Devante Averette of Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa and have commitments from four-star prospect Gyasi Akem of Broken Arrow, three-star prospects Josh Mabin of Spring (Texas) Klein Oak and Justin Phillips of Pearland (Texas) Pearland and unranked junior college transfer D'Nerius Antoine of Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas.

Roberts, a Texas commitment from New Orleans St. Augustine, told Rivals at the Under Armour All-America game that he plans to set up a visit to OSU. He also plans to visit Ohio State.

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