STILLWATER — Blake Webb has studied Josh Cooper, and the rest of the Oklahoma State receivers, since he first became a Cowboy fan during his freshman year of high school.
Now Webb, a 6-foot, 180-pound wide receiver from The Woodlands, Texas, will try to step into one of the holes left open by departed receivers Cooper, Justin Blackmon, Hubert Anyiam and Colton Chelf. Webb is a rated a three-star prospect by Rivals and is one of five wide receiver commits in OSU's 2012 recruiting class.
Webb talked with The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell about what he hopes to bring to the Cowboys, breaking recruiting news on Twitter and one of his unique hobbies.
You sign your letter of intent on Wednesday. What are your emotions like heading into Signing Day?
I just can't wait for Wednesday, to finally make it official. Pretty much ever since I committed, and even before they offered me, I was set on Oklahoma State. Once I committed, I shut down the recruiting process.
You took your official visit to Stillwater a couple weeks ago. What was that like?
It was a lot of fun. I had a blast. I had (OSU wide receiver) Charlie Moore showing me around. He's a great guy, and he plays receiver, too. I got to meet a lot of the recruits, a lot of the commits. Just talking to them, I'm nothing but excited. Hopefully, I'll be able to come up in the spring and hang out.
You were also breaking some news on Twitter about offensive lineman Michael Wilson and wide receiver Chance Allen committing to the Cowboys. Did you realize that would spread so quickly?
I had no clue it was going to blow up like that, but obviously it did. I'm not sure Michael or Chance wanted me to do that, but I was with Michael when I did it, and he didn't really care. I was just excited.
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