BREAKING: 3-star flips to Oregon State

THAT'S HOW FAST recruiting can change. A mere 20 minutes after a story was published where three-star running back Taylor Thomas out of Jacksonville, Fla., spoke about how he was strongly considering Oregon State after his official visit, the longtime Utah verbal announced on twitter he was flipping his commitment to the Beavs.



"(Defensive coordinator) Kalani Sitake was my recruiting coach and was the one who offered me at Utah. He always has my back and feels like that's the spot for me. He thinks I have a chance to play early and stuff like that. I'd give the visit a nine," Taylor Thomas told Scout.com's Corey Bender before he verbally committed to the Beavs.

Thomas is the No. 153rd ranked running back prospect in the nation and the No. 18 RB prospect in Florida.



Oregon State under Gary Andersen is making Florida an ancillary recruiting priority. New running backs coach Telly Lockette in particular holds strong recruiting ties to The Sunshine State.


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I just want to thank the university of Utah in the fans for everything but I'm flipping my commitment to Oregon State university

— Tae Thomas ™ (@Grind_Shine2) January 19, 2015


\"(Defensive coordinator) Kalani Sitake was my recruiting coach and was the one who offered me at Utah. He always has my back and feels like that's the spot for me. He thinks I have a chance to play early and stuff like that. I'd give the visit a nine,\" Taylor Thomas told Scout.com's Corey Bender before he verbally committed to the Beavs.

Thomas is the No. 153rd ranked running back prospect in the nation and the No. 18 RB prospect in Florida.



Oregon State under Gary Andersen is making Florida an ancillary recruiting priority. New running backs coach Telly Lockette in particular holds strong recruiting ties to The Sunshine State.

See what Beaver fans are saying here

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