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Recruiting: Cross Fired Up About The Cowboys

Travis Cross

Offensive lineman Travis Cross of Plano (West), Texas, said he was originally planning on waiting until the end of his junior year to make a commitment in recruiting but knew he had seen enough after another unofficial visit last weekend to watch Oklahoma State beat Missouri 33-17 on homecoming. He was so certain that on Tuesday he picked up the phone to call Oklahoma State.

"Without a doubt, I knew that I wanted to make my commitment," said the 6-5 1/2, 276-pound Cross. "I picked up the phone and called Coach (Gunter) Brewer and I asked him how this commitment process works. I think that got his attention and I committed to Oklahoma State." Cross starts at offensive tackle for Plano West, a school that is on a winning streak with victories over McKinney Boyd, Plano...

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