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2017 Oklahoma State Cowboys Recruiting & National Signing Day Class Breakdown

2017 Oklahoma State Cowboys Recruiting & National Signing Day Class Breakdown

The 2017 Oklahoma State Cowboys Recruiting Class. The basic overview of the class, the best area of strength, what you need to know if you don’t care about recruiting, the star, and the depth chart hole going into the season.

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Class to be updated and adjusted on National Signing Day, Wednesday, February 1

Oklahoma State Cowboys Recruiting Class Overview

After a relative dud of a 2016 class – at least on paper – Oklahoma State came back roaring with a whopper that could pay off right away. With needs to deal with on the defensive side, bringing in a few key JUCO transfers – LB Patrick Macon and DT Fua Leilua – will help the depth, but the future of the passing game is where the real excitement is. Jelani Woods is a 6-7 passer out of Georgia who can stretch the field – getting his shot a few years from now. No matter who’s under center in 2019 and beyond, watch out for the …

The Oklahoma State Cowboys Class Is Heavy On …

Wide receivers. And why not? Oklahoma State has become a factory for big-time receiver production, and it shows in this class with LC Greenwood and Tylan Wallace two of the best prospects in America. Is Chuba Hubbard a receiver, running back or a defensive back? He can do any of it, but Lamarcus Morton and Braydon Johnson are for the offensive side to add bulk to the position.

The Star of the Oklahoma State Cowboys Class Is …

WR LC Greenwood, 6-3, 200, Garland, TX – It’s all there – almost. He might need a lot of refinement and polish, but he’s got the size, and he’s got the next-level blazing speed who can rip apart defenses deep. So what’s missing? He’s just okay with the ball in his hands on the move, but he tracks well, will outfight most defensive backs for the ball, and he can hit.

The Oklahoma State Cowboys Biggest 2017 Depth Chart Hole Is …

Defensive tackle. The Cowboys lose just enough good talents here and there to be annoying, but overall, they’re going to be good enough to challenge for the Big 12 title. However, they need to load up on the defensive interior with Vincent Taylor leaving early for the NFL, and Motekai Maile also done. Throw in the loss of linebacker Jordan Burton and safety Jordan Sterns, and the OSU D needs work.