May 24, 2007

Gillespie names a top five

In early March Oklahoma State received some great news with the commitment of 6-foot-1, 298-pound Jenks (Okla.) defensive tackle Tony Gillespie. However, not long afterward he began to receive attention from major programs from across the nation such as Florida, Florida State and Tennessee, leading him to back away from the pledge.

What initially led the Cowboy commitment to look around was the shear number of upper echelon programs that started looking his way.

"Tennessee, Arkansas, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Michigan State, Colorado, Iowa State and Kansas State," was the reply from Gillespie when asked to name those who have been showing interest. "There's been a handful more."


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