July 6, 2007

Defensive line a priority

Jenks (Okla.) defensive lineman Tony Gillespie almost ended his recruiting before really ever opening it up, but that is no longer the case.

Gillespie, 6-foot-3, 285 pounds, 4.85 seconds in the 40-yard dash, orally committed to Oklahoma State and appeared set to become a Cowboy, but then started having second thoughts. The Cowboys are still one of his favorites, but not a lock as once thought.

"My three favorites are Arkansas, OSU and Kansas State," Gillespie said. "Coach [Houston] Nutt is why I like Arkansas. I like the style of defense they play too. They are really young on the defensive line and I like that."

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