Chatmon: OSU stars could have been at OU
December, 1, 2011
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Oklahoma had a shot at Justin Blackmon, Brandon Weeden during the recruiting process, says Brandon Chatmon.
At one point in his life, Brandon Weeden envisioned himself wearing crimson and cream. The Oklahoma State quarterback had two schools in mind when he decided to quit professional baseball and play college football:Read more from Chatmon on OSU stars.
Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.
So Weeden made a call to both in-state programs. The response from OU was quick and decisive.
"I threw my offer out there and they wanted no part of it," said Weeden, who has passed for 4,111 yards and 34 touchdowns with 12 interceptions for the Cowboys this season.
His top receiving target knows exactly how that blow to the ego felt. Justin Blackmon, the 2010 Biletnikoff Award winner, had visions of lighting up the Owen Field scoreboard as well.