Longview's Byrdsong Will Trip To Austin This Week

Already making three visits in December, Longview LB <b>Marvin Byrdsong</b> has this weekend's trip to <b>Texas</b> and next weekend's to <b>Arkansas</b> before making his final decision.

HR complemented Byrdsong on his performance in the U.S. Army Bowl last Saturday in San Antonio.

"Thanks very much, I really appreciate that," Marvin said. "It was a whole lot of fun to be out there competing with great players from all over the country. And it was also nice to hang out and get to know them during the week.

Byrdsong was asked for his January plans.

"I'll be visiting Texas this weekend and Arkansas on the 18th," he said. "And then I'll make my decision."

Marvin tripped to Mississippi State, Oklahoma and Texas A&M in December. He's also made a couple of unofficial visits to LSU.

Byrdsong was asked how he has doing in the classroom this semester.

"I've got everything under control there," Marvin replied.

For the season, Byrdsong recorded 154 tackles (95 solo), with five sacks, two interceptions, four caused fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one blocked field goal. He is ranked 5th overall in state by HeartlandRecruiting.com and is the starting strong side linebacker on HR's Texas Super Team. Byrdsong finished second to North Mesquite's LB Aaron Harris as HR's Defensive Player of the Year.

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