Cobbs Firms Up Dates for Austin

Tulsa, Oklahoma star Demarco Cobbs continues to juggle his top ten list and visit dates. As previously reported by Burnt Orange Beat, Cobbs has told the Texas coaches that he wants to come down for a June unofficial visit, but he has now firmed up the date for that trip. Check out Burnt Orange Beat for the dates and details!

When Burnt Orange Beat got a call from the nation's 46th ranked player on Saturday to say he was once again looking at Texas as an option, there were not a lot of details to be had. Demarco Cobbs had just called the Texas coaches to say he was interested in taking another look.

But for Cobbs, who has offers from everywhere in the country, locking down dates that work in his busy schedule can be a problem. He already had plans to visit an Oklahoma camp on June 13 and 14 and a camp at Southern California on June 21. In July, he will visit Florida. As late as Tuesday, Cobbs was slated to go visit Alabama this weekend, but that trip has been shelved for now due to transportation issues.

As of late Wednesday evening, Cobbs has nailed down a return trip to Austin with Texas coach Bruce Chambers and his high school coach Corey Russell.

"I talked to Coach Russell today and we are going to leave (after the Oklahoma camp) and will probably be down there by the 15th or the 16th. I am going to make it to Austin. I talked to (Texas) Coach Chambers today and we hit it off pretty well today. Texas is most definitely in the mix right now," said Cobbs.

"Coach Chambers told me that the 17th was the end of the camp. I am not going to perform but I am going to just take an unofficial."

Texas is having a one-day mini-camp on June 14 and holds an overnight camp from June 14-17.

Texas has been a longtime favorite to land the talented star from Oklahoma, but after Cobbs missed both February junior days and the Longhorns started piling up commitments, the two seemed to lose interest in one another.

"Texas was one of the top schools I was really looking at in the beginning. At one time I felt like I wanted to commit to Texas too but I wanted to wait it out. When Texas got those four commitments at the wide receiver spot – well, three commitments since one of those guys is going to play tight end and I didn't know that. I was thinking there were four of them so it kind of made me stay away from Texas. I'm not afraid of competition or anything and I know wherever I go, I am going to have to compete," said Cobbs.

After some soul searching and some independent research on all of the schools he is interested in, Cobbs decided that he needed to take another look at the Longhorns. As Burnt Orange Beat reported last Saturday, Cobbs reached out to the Texas coaching staff to tell them that he was interested doing just that.

"Something was telling me in my heart that I just needed to take another look at Texas. Texas was my dream school in the beginning. That's been my school since I was little."

That second look will likely be on June 16 and 17. Cobbs unofficially visited the Longhorns for the Texas A&M game last November.

In addition to Texas, Cobbs has already unofficially visited Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Arkansas, and LSU.

Cobbs now says that his top 10, in alphabetical order, is Alabama, Arizona, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Southern California.

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