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Oklahoma State gets commitment from three-star RB Sione Palelei

by Gina Mizell Modified: December 9, 2013 at 2:40 pm •  Published: December 9, 2013

Oklahoma State has picked up its 23rd commitment of the 2014 class, as Gonzalez (La.) East Ascension running back Sione Palelei pledged to the Cowboys following an official visit over the weekend, according to Rivals and Scout.

Palelei, who’s rated a three-star prospect by Rivals and Scout, flipped his commitment from LSU. He tweeted this Monday afternoon:


Palelei had at least 10 scholarship offers, including Arkansas, BYU, Georgia Tech, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Utah and Washington State.

“It was a cold game and they didn’t come out with the ‘W,’ but everything was great,” Palelei told Rivals. “I got to see their offense first hand and see how my skills can benefit them and that a lot of opportunities can be opened up.”

Palelei is the second running back commitment of OSU’s class, joining Broken Arrow’s Devon Thomas.

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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