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New Orleans DT D’Andre Christmas-Giles picks Texas

Posted February 2nd, 2016


Three-star New Orleans defensive tackle D’Andre Christmas-Giles committed to Texas on Tuesday night on the eve of signing day.

Christmas-Giles, who attends St. Augustine High, chose the Longhorns over LSU and TCU. He recently visited Texas A&M but the Aggies did not crack his final three schools.

Christmas-Giles was the second player to commit to Texas on Tuesday, following the afternoon commitment of four-star Katy running back Kyle Porter.


Texas now has 17 commitments with a national ranking inching toward the top 20.

Christmas-Giles becomes the second defensive tackle in Texas’ class, joining fellow Louisiana product Gerald Wilbon. Texas would like to add even more players at this position and enters Wednesday in the running for Duncanville’s Marcel Southall, Euless Trinity’s Chris Daniels, Houston Westside’s Jordan Elliott, and New Orleans’ Stephon Taylor.


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