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Texas offers Top247 DB

The Texas Longhorns offered a pair of defensive backs Saturday with one being hard-hitting safety prospect Dylan Sumner-Gardner (Mesquite, Texas/West Mesquite).

Dylan Sumner-Gardner picked up an offer from Texas on Saturday.

The 6-foot-1, 193-pound former Clemson commit's verbal offer became official the second the Top247 prospect arrived in Austin.

“I’m excited about the Texas offer,” Sumner-Garnder said. “I’m excited because of the history Coach (Duane) Akina with putting DB’s in the NFL."

Sumner-Gardner, who entered Saturday with Texas A&M leading Notre Dame and Texas, said the Aggies remain the favorite.

“No (Texas didn't take the lead). A&M is still in front. Everyone is still in the picture,” he said.

The No. 158 ranked prospect in the 2014 class picked up an offer from the Fighting Irish Feb. 14, and attended the Aggies junior day on Jan. 27. The high school teammate of 2013 Texas A&M signee and Top247 safety Kameron Miles (Mesquite, Texas/West Mesquite) originally committed to childhood favorite Clemson June 14 of 2012 before re-opening his recruitment Jan. 31.

DS-G, as he is called by some, has also attended junior day at Baylor (Feb. 2) and previously listed Ole Miss as one of his favorites prior to being told the Longhorns were going to offer.

West Mesquite is also home to class of 2015 quarterback Chason Virgil (6-1, 175), who has a verbal offer from Clemson.

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