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**For Immediate Release**
OPSU Football Keeps Moving Forward
- by Scott Puryear of OPSU Sports on 03/09/2007

Goodwell, Okla. - Under the watchful eye of Oklahoma Panhandle State head football coach Mike Wyatt, the 2007 recruiting class continues to grow. This week, Wyatt released the names of 13 players and a strong group it is, led by Gus Overstreet, a defensive end from Pioneer, Okla. The 6’3 and 230-pound Overstreet was named All-State and will play in both the eight-man and 11-man Oklahoma All Star games.

Another top commitment has come from Clint Matocha from West Columbia, Texas. Matocha is a 3rd team All-Texas offensive lineman from West Columbia who was coached by OPSU alum Chris Gerbich, who played for Wyatt at OPSU in the late ‘70s.

Wyatt is proud of his overall recruiting class, and concerning the recent additions, he said, “We’ve helped our cause in a number of areas, but I am particularly happy about getting Gus Overstreet and Clint Matocha. Both of those are as good a football players as anyone we’ve signed. A lot of colleges would be proud to have them on their list.”

Wyatt also helped his receiving corps with the signing of his second junior college receiver in Shad Scarborough from Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College. Scarborough joins Chris Warder from College of the Sequoias in California who will look to get Wyatt’s “No Man’s Land” passing attack untracked. Other notable newcomers include a Florida All-State kicking specialist- Tito Zumbado - and a Kansas All-State tight end, Tanner Yost of Minneola.

To date, 67 young men have committed to be a part of the Aggie program and included in that number are 19 players who have earned All-State recognition. The newest additions are:

NAME POS. HT. WT. Home/Last School Honors
Paul Alvarado DL 5’11” 250 Okeene, Okla. All District, District Def. Player of the Year, Class “A” All Star
Dimitrius Bannister WR 5’11” 200 The Colony, Tex. All District DB, Hon. Men. All District WR, 3 year
letterman
Kelby Fowler RB 6’1” 182 Altus, Okla.  
Mike Garrett DB 5’8” 170 Raton, New Mex. New Mexico North/South All Star Game, Team MVP
Patrick Karnish TB/WR 5’10” 170 Chisholm, Okla. All District WR
Coy McSperit QB 6’2” 175 Geary, Okla. OK 8 Man All Star, All Star by Class
Clint Matocha OL 5’11” 270 W. Columbia, Tex. 1st Team AP All- State; 3rd Team; Team TX; All Reg. All Dist.
Daniel Miller LB 6’ 230 McLoud, Okla.  
Shad Scarborough WR 5’10” 170 NE Okla. A & M All District in HS
Gus Overstreet DE 6’3” 230 Pioneer, Okla. OCA OK All-State, 8 Man All-Star, B1 Def. Player of the Year
Jeremy Wodajo WR 6’0” 180 Milwaukee, Wisc., Rufus King HS All Conference, #26 ranked WR in Wisconsin on Scout.com
Tanner Yost TE 6’5” 220 Minneola, Kans. All State End, All District, Kansas 8 Man All Star Game
Tito Zumbado KS 6’ 196 Tampa, Fla., Jefferson HS Tampa All State, All Conf. All Area, All County

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