Matthew Merrick's Final Decision?

Has 2015 quarterback Matthew Merrick informed UT of his final decision regarding whether he will take greyshirt or not?

Well, sort of.

Merrick, who accepted a greyshirt offer from the Longhorns months ago, spoke with Texas quarterbacks coach Shawn Watson on Friday and told him that he was still committed to UT.

However, Merrick added: "But this thing may drag out."

That's because there are several schools who have shown Merrick interest and would like for him to visit. Merrick tells HD that he's honestly unsure if he will visit any of these schools.

As for those other programs knocking on Merrick's door? Well, he'd still like to keep that private at this time.

"The schools have specifically said 'we don't want to make the offer official until you visit' because they wouldn't want me to simply use an offer as leverage towards Texas," he said. "But I am strongly committed to taking the greyshirt at Texas."


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