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Top 10 in-state recruits Kyler Murray and DaMarkus Lodge visit Texas on Wednesday

Posted January 21st, 2015

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Texas has apparently squeezed into a couple of key in-state recruiting battles at the 11th hour.

The nation’s top quarterback, Kyler Murray (Allen), and four-star wide receiver DaMarkus Lodge (Cedar Hill), each took a surprise visit to Texas on Wednesday, sending the Longhorn fan base into hysteria.

Murray, the state’s No. 5 recruit according to 247Sports’ composite ratings, has been committed to Texas A&M since May 28. Lodge, the state’s ninth-ranked player, is a one-time Aggies commit who is believed to still be considering A&M.

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Murray and Lodge broke the news via Twitter, each posting a Texas jersey with their high school jersey number. 247 confirmed that the players were on campus.

https://twitter.com/TheKylerMurray/status/558010497732079618

Longhorns quarterback Tyrone Swoopes deserve our sympathy. Not only does Murray want his job, Lodge wants his number.

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