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Quincy Addison Talks Texas Tech Commitment

Angleton (TX) defensive back Quincy Addison committed to Texas Tech defensive coordinator David Gibbs (pictured above) and the Red Raiders last weekend during an unofficial visit to the South Plains.

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Angleton defensive back Quincy Addison is the first defensive commitment in the class of 2017 for Texas Tech. Addison, who announced his commitment while on an unofficial visit to Lubbock this past weekend, enjoyed his time in West Texas.

"I felt at home. That's mainly why. Lubbock's a lot like Angleton. Where I stay is kind of country, there's not that many people here. [Lubbock]'s not a very busy city until the weekends, somewhat like Angleton."

Addison also mentioned the coaching staff as a factor in his commitment.

"The coaching staff is great and I feel like they'll have a good plan for me when I get there."

A family connection also played into Tech's favor with Addison.

"They stood out to me more because of my cousin that went out there, Rodney Hall. He just graduated."

Addison received the offer after being evaluated in person by defensive coordinator David Gibbs and building a relationship with new Tech coach Karl Scott.

"I've been talking to coach Scott for about three to four months. We talk about pretty much everything. Family, football, school. Coach Gibbs had come to the school to come watch me. Shortly after the practice, I called him and he offered me. I was excited. It was the offer I'd been waiting on."

Addison will likely be a corner at the next level.

"I'll most likely play cornerback, maybe some free safety. We didn't go fully into detail regarding the scheme, but I plan on getting into those details as I take more visits up there."

The offer sparked some interest from other schools, as some Power Five programs are now in contact with the commit.

"TCU, Nebraska, and U of H are some of the schools that came by to talk to me today. There are still schools pursuing me."

While Addison is open to hearing what visiting schools have to say, he described his commitment level to Texas Tech as "100 percent". 

"I'm considering it, but right now I'm stuck on Texas Tech." 

Addison committed to Texas Tech over an offer from Texas State. He reports interest from Nebraska, Houston, and TCU among others.

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