California native De'Gabriel Floyd committed to Texas on March 31. (Mike Craven)

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Longhorns make cut for 4-star outside linebacker De’Gabriel Floyd

Posted March 2nd, 2018

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Texas made the cut for four-star outside linebacker De’Gabriel Floyd on Friday when he placed the Longhorns inside his top seven. Floyd is a 6-foot-2, 220-pound product of Westlake Village in California and he recently made his way to Austin for a junior day.

“I really liked the Rover position and how Todd Orlando likes to use the player,” Floyd said after junior day. “Texas is real high. The atmosphere and the fact I have family (in Austin) makes me real comfortable on my visit. It felt like home.”

Texas was listed alongside Georgia, UCLA, Oregon and others. Not timetable is yet made for his decision. Floyd is the No. 42-ranked player in the nation and the No. 3-ranked outside linebacker, per 247Sports Composite. He’s the fifth-best player in California and has a relationship with current Texas quarterback Cameron Rising from their 7-on-7 days.

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