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OSU football: Defensive end Jarrell Owens commits to Cowboys

Owens is the third prospect who was committed to another school before switching to Oklahoma State.
Oklahoman Published: February 2, 2014
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STILLWATER — Jarrell Owens was like many folks in the metro Sunday morning.

He was tweeting about the snow. That he liked it.

He's also pretty fond of Oklahoma State.

Owens, a three-star defensive end from Palestine, Texas, became another late — and somewhat surprising — grab for OSU's 2014 class, as he flipped from TCU to the Cowboys following an official visit over the weekend.

“Just decommited from TCU! I appreciate and Respect all that TCU has done! Im fully committing to OSU #GoPokes” Owens tweeted Sunday morning.

His pledge was the second consecutive official visit weekend that directly resulted in a commitment for the Cowboys. And it's just the latest interesting development for an OSU class that was nearly full when the calendar flipped to 2014.

Owens, who sports a 6-foot-4, 235-pound frame, is the third prospect who was committed to another school before switching to the Cowboys within the last month.

First came Jordan Frazier, a two-star player from Lighthouse Christian, a homeschool team in Springfield (Mo.) whose commitment reaffirms the Cowboys' plan to continue to reintroduce the tight end into their Air Raid Spread offense. Then came three-star Tucker (Ga.) linebacker/safety Kirk Tucker, who OSU quickly snatched following an official visit last week after he was not admitted to Stanford.

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