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.


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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