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Oklahoma State's Director of Recruiting Johnny Barr received a phone call Tuesday night from an old coaching friend, a former Division I head coach that is now active in advising recruits. His friend asked, "Are you guys getting Jake Hubenak to walk on at your place?" Barr told him that Hubenak had enrolled in the summer and had already taken classes and worked out in the Cowboys summer program.
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Oklahoma State added the 17th verbal commitment for the 2014 recruiting class on Thursday with DeSoto, Texas wide receiver Chris Lacy. Lacy made an unofficial visit to Stillwater this summer and that appeared to be the key as Lacy said he wanted to commit on that visit. The 6-3, 185-pound receiver called Cowboys receivers coach Kasey Dunn early on Thursday afternoon.
STILLWATER - Just before the Oklahoma State Cowboys hit the practice field Saturday morning for the second practice of fall camp and the second straight day in helmets, jersey and shorts the cloud cover yielded some light rain and it seemed to cool things off a little bit. Head coach Mike Gundy put the team through a practice that ran almost two and a half hours.
STILLWATER - Oklahoma State fans of all ages piled into Gallagher-Iba Arena Saturday afternoon for one of the most anticipated events of the year — Fan Appreciation Day.
Robert Allen says it's hard to tell much after just two days of practices in shorts and helmets. But there is one thing that is pretty evident -- that this is probably the most athletic group of players that the Oklahoma State coaching staff has to work with in head coach Mike Gundy's nine years at the helm. Will it translate into victories on the field? That's the $100,000 question.
Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy will welcome the 105 players that are designated to start fall camp on Thursday. Most of the players have their housing arranged whether it is on campus or renting off campus. During fall camp the players will eat all meals from breakfast through dinner at the training table in the West End Zone and then there is even a snack provided some nights.
One of the top safety prospects in the nation was at Oklahoma State's practice on Saturday. Houston Lamar standout John Bonney made the trip to Stillwater with his family, including his father Jerry, who played basketball at the University of Houston.
Oklahoma State's Josh Stewart says that first-year offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich has definitely made an impression with the Cowboys during the first two days of fall practice. The junior from Denton, Texas also shared his thoughts on a number of other topics during Media Day on Saturday.
DeSoto (TX) wide receiver Chris Lacy secures the 17th spot in the Oklahoma State Cowboys' 2014 class, a group that includes eight fellow Lone Star prospects.
Following the first Oklahoma State football practice of the season, head coach Mike Gundy spoke with the media about the fact he is back in the saddle voting on the USA Today Coaches Top 25. The last time Gundy participated in the poll was 2005.
STILLWATER - It was muggy and humid at 7:30 a.m. when the Cowboys took the field Friday for the first practice of the 2013 season. Everybody was there and reported as designated. Clint Chelf and J.W. Walsh were playing quarterback. Tracy Moore and Josh Stewart were catching passes. Calvin Barnett was looking mean and intimidating, and Daytawion Lowe and Justin Gilbert were defending pass catchers.
FOX Sports NEXT has a quick breakdown on the newest recruit to join the Oklahoma State football team, Desoto wide receiver Chris Lacy from Texas. He should be a nice addition to the Cowboys program. Why you ask? Check out this premium feature and find out.