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Three-star safety Jamile Johnson de-commits from Texas

Posted February 1st, 2015

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South Oak Cliff safety Jamile Johnson has de-committed from Texas after visiting Texas Tech over the weekend.

Johnson had this to say on Twitter.

Just last week, Johnson’s coach at South Oak Cliff accepted a position at Texas Tech. Emmett Jones will serve as director of player development for the Red Raiders.

Whichever school lands Johnson on signing day — the Red Raiders would seem to have the edge — will be the fourth different school he has chosen. Before committing to Texas in September, Johnson was committed to North Carolina. Before North Carolina, Oklahoma was his team.

Johnson is the nation’s 24th-rated safety, per 247Sports’ composite rankings. His change of heart leaves Texas with 25 commitments heading into Wednesday’s signing day. The Longhorns are awaiting word on the state’s top player at defensive tackle (Gladewater’s Daylon Mack), running back (Plano West’s Soso Jamabo), and receiver (Cedar Hill’s DaMarkus Lodge).

Additional options for Texas include four-star Rockwall running back Chris Warren, and two players currently committed elsewhere: four-star Baltimore quarterback Kai Locksley (Florida State), and three-star Miami cornerback Deandre Baker (Georgia).

It sounds like Texas will not be flipping four-star running back Nick Brossette, who is committed to LSU. The other day, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong canceled a visit to Baton Rouge to see Brossette.

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