Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson, bottom, gets help from Dylan Haines (14) and Bryson Echols (15) to bring down Notre Dame (88) Corey Robinson during the second half of action held Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., on Saturday, September 5, 2015. Notre Dame defeated Texas 38-3. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Texas CB Bryson Echols to graduate, transfer in May

Posted February 15th, 2016

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Texas cornerback Bryson Echols announced on Twitter that he plans on graduating in May and will transfer elsewhere for his final year of eligibility.

“It was such a difficult decision to close this chapter of my life, but I know in the end it will be the best decision for me,” Echols wrote in a message to fans. “Hook ’em Horns forever and always!”

Echols, a reserve most of his career, had three tackles in six games last season. The junior from DeSoto played mostly on special teams in 2013 and 2014.

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