On Tuesday, Mesquite Poteet athlete DeAndre McNeal created something of a stir when he sent out the following tweet:
It wasn't clear exactly what his surprise was going to be, though his planned announcement on December 19 with five-star teammate Malik Jefferson means that there was little to no chance that he was actually going to be committing to the Longhorns.
Still, that apparently didn't stop some speculation in some places, which was likely reduced when McNeal didn't end up sending out any Texas-related tweets for the rest of the day.
So on Wednesday morning he followed up with an explanation:
Based on McNeal's description, it sounds like the home visit probably went longer than expected, a good sign for Texas as the staff attempts to land the services of the nation's No. 18 athlete and the No. 25 player in the state of Texas, according to 247Sports.
The Longhorns are recruiting McNeal as a wide receiver, where he excelled as a senior, turning 35 catches into 836 yards and 12 touchdowns. And head coach Charlie Strong is already on record with a significant promise to McNeal -- that the first pass of the 2015 season would target him in the opener against Notre Dame.
McNeal's Crystal Ball is split between five teams, with the Longhorns trailing with only one prediction, but only two have been made in the last two months, with one for A&M and the prediction for Texas.