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No. 1 LB Anthony Hill decommits from Texas A&M

Five-star linebacker Anthony Hill decommitted from Texas A&M, On3 reported Monday.

He is listed as the No. 1 linebacker and the No. 17 overall prospect by the 247Sports composite. Hill is expected to take his time selecting a new program and not commit until signing day.

Hill, from Ryan High School in Denton, Texas, committed to coach Jimbo Fisher’s program in July.

He previously has visited Alabama, Oklahoma, Southern California and Texas.

“First, I would to thank Texas A&M, (linebackers) coach (Tyler) Santucci and staff for recruiting and developing a personal relationship with me and my family,” Hill told On3. “Thank you to the Texas A&M fans who have been a great support throughout my recruitment. After further difficult discussions with my family, I will be decommitting from Texas A&M and opening up my recruitment.”

This loss of Hill is another blow to Texas A&M, which entered the season with the No. 1 recruiting class in 2022 and high expectations. The Aggies, the preseason No. 6 team, have lost five straight games to fall to 3-6.

Hill was in College Station, Texas, on Saturday when Texas A&M lost to Florida, 41-24.

The Aggies’ 2023 recruiting class now consists of just 11 players and is ranked No. 23 overall and eighth in the Southeastern Conference.

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Another blue-chip prospect decommits from Oklahoma

DeAndre Moore Jr., one of the top wide receivers in the Class of 2023, decommitted from Oklahoma.

The four-star prospect is the sixth player from the class to decommit from the Sooners since former coach Lincoln Riley left Oklahoma in late November to take the head-coaching job at Southern California.

Six more players in the Class of 2022 also decommitted since Riley’s exit.

Moore plays at talent-rich Los Alamitos High School, just about 25 miles from USC, so a reunion with Riley there could be in the offing. Already a pair of five-star high school teammates — quarterback Malachi Nelson and wide receiver Makai Lemon — switched their commitments from the Sooners to the Trojans.

The 6-foot, 185-pound Moore announced his decision Monday on Twitter.

“Sooner Nation has been nothing short of great and I’m thankful for the love all of you showed,” he posted.

“With that being said, I am reopening my recruitment and de-committing from The University of Oklahoma.

Moore is ranked as the No. 4 wide receiver and No. 48 overall player by the 247Sports composite.

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Five-star LB Harold Perkins decommits from Texas A&M

Late in the Class of 2022 recruiting cycle, a five-star prospect is back on the proverbial market.

Linebacker Harold Perkins, the No. 4 overall recruit in the class per the 247Sports Composite, decommitted from Texas A&M on Monday.

The Aggies had commitments from three of the top five prospects in the class, with Perkins joined by defensive lineman Walter Nolen (No. 2) and wide receiver Evan Stewart (No. 5). Jimbo Fisher’s program still has the No. 1-ranked recruiting class in the country as of Monday, narrowly ahead of SEC rivals Alabama and Georgia.

Perkins, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound linebacker from Cypress, Texas, announced his intentions to choose his college on national signing day.

“This has been one of the hardest decisions to make, but I will be decommitting from Texas A&M and will announce my decision February 2nd at my school,” he wrote on social media.

According to reports from ESPN and The Athletic, Perkins is considering LSU, Florida and Miami — all of which are starting over with new coaches and would bolster mediocre classes with a five-star signing.

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5-star S Jacoby Mathews decommits from LSU

Safety Jacoby Mathews, a five-star 2022 recruit, decommitted from home-state LSU on Friday.

Matthews is the No. 2 safety and the No. 27 overall player in the class, according to the 247Sports composite.

“After deep consideration, my parents and I have thought a lot through and I have decided to decommit from Louisiana State University and re-open my recruitment,” he posted to social media.

He has about 30 offers, including from at least one school in each Power Five conference.

Mathews plays at Louisiana’s Ponchatoula High School.

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5-star 2023 RB Reuben Owens decommits from Texas

Reuben Owens, a five-star running back prospect in the Class of 2023, announced his decommitment from Texas on Thursday.

He committed to the Longhorns on Feb. 25 but since received offers from Alabama and Texas Tech. He made unofficial visits to Alabama and LSU this spring.

Owens, from El Campo, Texas, said he has not ruled out joining coach Steve Sarkisian and the Longhorns.

“There is a lot to carefully evaluate especially this early & now I see that, although Univ of Texas will be one of the programs I will consider, I am officially decommitting & reopening my recruiting campaign,” he tweeted Thursday.

The 247Sports composite ranks the 5-foot-11 Owens as the No. 2 running back in the nation and the No. 24 player overall. He currently has 25 offers, including at least one from each of the Power Five conferences.

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