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Recruiting: Deaton First In Class of 2010

Johnny Deaton

It didn't take long for Oklahoma State to get its first verbal commitment in the 2010 recruiting class, and it comes from one of the top players in Oklahoma. Quarterback Johnny Deaton of Sand Springs (Charles Page), Okla., is on board with OSU, making a verbal pledge to Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy earlier and repeating it for everybody to see on KTUL-TV Channel 8 in Tulsa on Sunday evening.

"Yes, I think it is the best fit for me," said the 6-2, 195-pound Deaton. "I really like the offense. It is the same offense that we run at Sand Springs. That will speed up my transition and give me a chance to earn playing time quickly. Then is is also close to home which is great because of my family and friends." Deaton really burst on the scene as a sophomore at Sand Springs during the...

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