Alex Elkins Recruited to Oklahoma State University Football Team Despite Never Playing in High School


Alex Elkins never played high school football, but he's about to play in the Big 12.

The 6-foot-4, 235-pound linebacker walked onto the Blinn College (Texas) football team after impressing coaches during a one-day camp in 2009.

Now, Elkins is transferring to Oklahoma State University, according to

Elkins is a tremendous athlete with 4.55 speed, a 355-pound bench and 500-pound squat.

"He's only played 17 football and for him to get the attention and recruiting he's gotten says a lot," Blinn head coach Brad Franchione told "The best football for him is in front of him."

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