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Texas target Amari Gainer chooses Florida State

Posted May 27th, 2017


Texas missed out on outside linebacker Amari Gainer when the four-star prospect announced Friday afternoon via Twitter he was staying home and committing to Florida State. The 6-foot-2.5, 204-pound Gainer included Texas in his final four along with Florida State, Alabama and Miami.

The Longhorns hold eight commitments in the 2018 class. It currently ranks 10th in the nation, per 247Sports. Gainer was one of three outside linebacker prospects with a Texas offer. Fort Worth Eastern Hill’s Byron Hobbs is committed to Texas.

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