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Oklahoma Sooners Recruiting Texas Longhorns QB Commit Casey Thompson

Oklahoma Sooners Recruiting Texas Longhorns QB Commit Casey Thompson

Longhorns’ 4-star QB pledge Casey Thompson has been hearing more from the Oklahoma Sooners, but Thompson remains solid with his Texas commitment.

It didn’t take long for the Oklahoma staff to reach out to Texas QB commit Casey Thompson after former Sooners’ pledge Cameron Rising flipped his commitment to the Longhorns.

The Oklahoma Sooners were just one several college football programs to reach out to Thompson following Rising verbally committing to Texas Longhorns. But even with the added recruiting attention, Thompson said his pledge with the Longhorns remains solid.

“The first day whenever he flipped, everything was going crazy – my text messages, my Twitter – with schools contacting me,” said Thompson. “OU was among a list of schools to reach out. But I’m 100-percent committed to Texas and I’m going to continue to recruit for the (2018) class.”

Having two quarterback commitments is not common in today’s recruiting world. Then again, in the short time covering Tom Herman, I’m not sure the head coach is…

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