So what does he think about the Red Raiders?
"They're a great football team," said Pierce. "I also like the fact that they're going after my teammate Corderra Hunter too."
Hunter is a CB that plays opposite pierce in Longview's secondary. According to Pierce, the amount of early playing time that Tech is offering is a major attraction.
What's the time table on Pierce's commitment?
"I plan on taking my visits and committing after all of that," said Pierce. "But, the Red Raiders are definitely my leader."