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OSU football: Thomas' Aden Kelley commits to Cowboys

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State landed a big-time talent from small-town Oklahoma.

Aden Kelley, the 6-foot-3, 295-pound defensive tackle from Thomas, committed to the Cowboys on Sunday, making his announcement on Twitter.

A three-star prospect according to, Kelley was rated No. 11 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 for the 2021 recruiting class. He had 21 scholarship offers, with several from around the Big 12 Conference. 

He’s the first interior defensive lineman of the 12 players now committed to the Cowboys.

Kelley is also the sixth in-state player to pick the Pokes.

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Scott Wright

A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and... Read more ›