Texas Forever?

Nacogdoches defensive back Jaylon Lane committed to Ole Miss last month but after raising eyebrows at a recent performance camp he has decided to pursue options closer to home. Get the details on who his current favorites are and who is recruiting him the hardest.

Lane re-opened his recruitment earlier this week and is wasting no time in seeing what schools closer to home can offer him.

Scout.com caught up with Lane on Saturday while he was in Austin visiting the Longhorns.

"It's going pretty good, I like the energy of the program, the defensive back coach (Chris Vaughn), the defense, the energy that they have. It's going pretty great."

The 6-foot-2, 170-pound cornerback, who at the time of this story held offers from Boise State, Houston, Mississippi and Oklahoma State, said he is no longer interested in Ole Miss (who picked up a commitment from four-star corner Ugo Amadi on Friday) and that he has narrowed his wish list somewhat.

"The reason I decided to decommit is to try and check out some schools around me, local," Lane said. "I want to possibly stay in state or look for a school that is bordering my state."

That puts Arkansas, who Lane expects to offer soon, LSU and Oklahoma State, who he has already visited, in the mix.

As of right now Lane said Texas and Texas A&M, who has intimated that an offer will be upcoming, are in the lead for his services.

"I know Texas and A&M are my top schools even though I don't have those offers. But if they offer it's really going to make me consider if I want to go there."

He also mentioned that Texas Tech is recruiting him hard, led by assistant coach Trey Haverty, and that the Red Raiders plan to visit him this spring.

"He's (Haverty) pretty cool, he's laid back, I like how he is," Lane said. "But, I know in the future he would really get onto me, make me try harder."

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