OSU football Insider: Class of 2009 shows potential
By Brandon Chatmon •
Published: February 8, 2010
/articleid/3437851/1/pictures/846427"> OSU running back Jeremy Smith rushes for a touchdown during the Cowboys’ win over Grambling State in September. Smith was injured for much of the season. PHOTO BY NATE BILLINGS, THE OKLAHOMAN
Could return to OSU after finishing at Navarro.
→OL Parker Graham: Graham was one of OSU’s standouts on the scout team last fall. Has gone from 255 to 289 during his time on campus and could make an impact immediately this fall.
→OL Anthony Morgan: Started one game against Houston. Provided depth along the offensive line a year ago and could battle to start this season.
→OL Brandon Webb: Webb joined Graham as an offensive lineman who showed promise during his redshirt season. Expect him to make a impact early in his career.
→DE Darius Hart: After contributing immediately on special teams, Hart came on at the end of the year and began to see action on defense.
→DE Andrew Hudson: Another standout on the scout team, Hudson might become a regular in the Cowboys’ rotation along the defensive line.
→DE Ryan Robinson: Did not enroll at OSU.
→DT Anthony Rogers: Redshirted in 2009. Will need to elevate his game to contribute in 2010.
→DT Horace Hubbard: The junior college transfer saw limited action in 2009, recording one tackle in three games.
→LB LeRon Furr: Seems poised to help offset the loss of Andre Sexton, Patrick Lavine and Donald Booker. Furr showed plenty of potential while redshirting.
→LB Jordan Barnes: Joined Furr as a player who showed he has the talent and ability to contribute as a redshirt freshman.
→LB Colton Richardson: Did not enroll at OSU.
→CB Andrae May: Was pulled out of a redshirt season late in the year due to injuries. Showed good potential. Has excellent size. Athleticism will be needed to solidify OSU’s defense as a sophomore.
→CB Andrew McGee: Emerged as a solid No. 3 cornerback before injuring his neck against Oklahoma. His status for a return to the field remains unclear.
→S Daytawion Lowe: Played his was out of a redshirt season and was a playmaker on special teams. Looks like a future leader and difference maker on defense.
→S Joe Mitchell: Through no fault of his own, Mitchell got caught up in an academic scandal at his former high school and was forced to leave OSU right before the season. Has since returned to Stillwater and is enrolled in classes this semester.