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Cedar Hill receiver Quincy Adeboyejo decommitted from Texas A&M on Sunday night.

Cedar Hill, Texas receiver Quincy Adeboyejo is a competitor. He proved that this season as he hauled in 91 receptions for 1,265 yards and 17 touchdowns while helping the Longhorns to the Class 5A Division II State Championship game.

"I came into the season with something to prove and I feel like I proved it," he said. "I'm always going to go out there and feel like I have something to prove no matter how far ahead I am."

The 6-foot-3, 175-pounder committed to Texas A&M back in early March and had remained strongly committed to the Aggies ever since.

However, even as the competitor he is, Adeboyejo had questions on the high volume of receivers his future team was taking. That number increased again on Saturday with the Aggies adding a commitment from Tony Stevens on Saturday.

After much thought, Adeboyejo decided that A&M may not be the place for him and decided to decommit from the school on Sunday night. He spoke with receivers coach David Beaty to break the news.

"He was calm, but he said wants what is best for me so I think he was fine with it," Adeboyejo said of his conversation with Beaty. "I just felt like I had better opportunities elsewhere. I didn't want to come in with nine true freshmen receivers; I don't feel like that's best for me. I'm just looking to see what else I can find."

Although he was committed for ten months, that didn't stop other programs from their pursuit of the nation's No. 55 rated receiver. Adeboyejo says a few programs have stayed constant with their interest in him.

"Arizona State and Texas Tech have been on me," he said. "Tech has been on me the most out of all schools. TCU has talked to me here and there. But, since I decommitted I'm sure some other people are going to try to come talk to me and pursue me."

Speaking of TCU, Adeboyejo says the Frogs never gave up on their pursuit of him. He jokingly said his recruiter from TCU, Clay Jennings, didn't believe he would ever decommit from A&M. The receiver admits the Frogs' pursuit let him know they are a program that "needs" him; which could go a long way.

"I've been talking to TCU since back when I committed, they never just gave up on me," he said. "It lets me know that I feel like they need me. I was talking to my parents and we feel like I don't need to go to a school where I'm just wanted, I need to go to a program that really needs me and will actually use me."

Location won't play a big role in his Adeboyejo's decision but playing time will now that his recruitment has opened back up. According to what he's been told by TCU, he'll have a chance at that early on in his career if he decides to play close to home.

"They said I'd have an opportunity to come in and play right away," he said. "That's what I'm looking forward to trying to do wherever I do end up going. I'm looking for the opportunity to play right away. But, I've got to keep my work ethic up."

With his recruitment officially opened up, Adeboyejo knows he needs to act quickly to set up visits with signing day a month away.

"I need hurry up and try to get somewhere this weekend so I can get in as many visits as possible so I can know where I'm going," Adeboyejo said.

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