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Marcus Banks, the top cornerback in the state, includes Longhorns in top five

Posted April 15th, 2018

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Spring Dekaney cornerback Marcus Banks cut his college list to five and included the Longhorns along with LSU, Alabama, Texas A&M and Auburn. The 6-foot, 170-pound defensive back is the No. 12-ranked player on the Fabulous 55 and the top-rated cornerback on the list. He’s the top in-state target at the position for the Longhorns.

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Banks is former teammates with Texas 2018 signee, Malcolm Epps. Banks build a strong relationship with the Texas staff, specifically defensive back coach Jason Washington, over the past three years. Banks will take an official visit to Texas on May 4 and to Texas A&M on April 27. He plans on taking all five official visits before picking a college.

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The Longhorns are also in the mix for out-of-state cornerbacks Kenyatta Watson II and Chris Steele. Texas hopes to sign three cornerbacks in the 2019 cycle.

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