Here's where things stand after the Irvin decommit, which was becoming more and more likely with how difficult it was to reach Irvin (who had a very close relationship with Auburn DB coach Travaris Robinson, who recruited Irvin at Florida).
This will now cause questions about what Davante Davis is thinking. And while Irvin had been hard to reach, Davis had been in constant communication with the Texas coaches leading up to this weekend. So now we'll see if that changes. If Davis follows Irvin to Auburn, the next guys up on the DB list for Texas - in addition to Holton Hill and Kris Boyd - would be:
Baker's Scout profile: http://recruiting.scout.com/player/7189940n-deandre-baker
* CB Sheldrick Redwine, 6-1, 185, of Miami Killian
Redwine's Scout profile: http://recruiting.scout.com/player/7599689n-sheldrick-redwine
* CB Mark Fields, 5-10, 175, of William Amos Hough (NC)
Fields' Scout profile: http://recruiting.scout.com/player/7040506n-mark-fields
* CB Xavier Lewis, 5-11, 180, of East Saint John (Louisiana)
Lewis' Scout profile: http://recruiting.scout.com/player/6870549n-Xavier-lewis
Obviously, all of those listed are being recruited heavily by other schools.
Baker has a soft verbal to Georgia, but he was scheduled to visit Texas on Jan. 31, and that may now be getting bumped up to next weekend (Jan. 24). If he makes that visit and his father comes with him on that visit, it's probably a sign that Texas is truly in the picture.
Redwine has a soft verbal to Louisville and was also on the visit to Auburn with Tim Irvin this past weekend. But Redwine has shown a lot of interest in Texas and has a visit currently planned for Jan. 31 to Austin.
Lewis is currently committed to LSU but has a visit planned to Texas for Jan. 31. Lewis' consideration of Texas would probably be bolstered by a commitment from Nicholas Brossette, since they are both Louisiana kids currently committed to the Tigers. But we'll just have to wait and see on that.
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