May 29, 2008

In-State Linebacker is Ready to Decide

It's a fast-paced world but nowhere do things move more quickly than in the recruiting game. More evidence was provided on Thursday as Gus Jones of Wagoner, Okla. decided to make a decision just 24 hours after saying that a choice between Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Missouri, and North Carolina. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound inside linebacker made the call on Thursday just a day after taking a trip to Norman.

"You know, I was laying in bed last night and thinking about it and just could see a lot of reasons to go to Oklahoma," Jones explained just moments ago. "I was comparing our coaches and our defensive coordinator (at Wagoner) is a lot like coach Brent Venables.

"I just really liked everything about yesterday."

While a decision has been made, the first people to know about it were readers because as of press time even Venables was unaware of the decision.

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