January 19, 2010

Beck Is the Biggest Needle in a Small Haystack

At 6-foot-8 and 285-pounds Austin Beck would stick out in any major city in the world, but searching for him in his tiny hometown of Nowata, Okla. he is akin to looking for the bark around the haystack. The big offensive tackle has gone somewhat under the radar in many recruiting circles but is already hearing from the likes of Oklahoma, Kansas State, Tulsa, and Oklahoma State to date.

In fact on Saturday Beck, who admits to growing up an Oklahoma State fan, was in Norman to take part in Oklahoma's Sooner State Junior day.

"I looked into them and I really liked it. They have a very good tradition and academically they have what I want to go for. They also compete for a national championship most years and I like to win," Beck said.

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