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LSU QB commit Feleipe Franks picks up Texas offer

The full-court press at the quarterback position continues.

Feleipe Franks
Feleipe Franks
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The commitment status of top quarterbacks around the country isn't slowing down the Texas Longhorns, which extended a Thursday morning offer to LSU Tigers pledge Feleipe Franks, per Horns247.

The 6'5, 220-pounder is the fourth quarterback offered over the last two days and is the third quarterback committed to another program. Ranked as a consensus four-star prospect, Franks is the No. 40 prospect overall and the top dual-threat quarterback nationally.

Committed to LSU since last June, Franks also holds offers from the likes of Alabama, Cincinnati, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Miami, Michigan State, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Tennessee, and others.

There's actually some disagreement about whether Franks is a dual-threat quarterback or a pocket passer -- ESPN lists him as the latter. At a NFTC event, Franks posted a 4.65 shuttle time and a 27.9-inch vertical leap, so he's not an elite athlete for his size.

He's also quite thin, so he's a player who could eventually carry 240 pounds on his frame, which would likely make him difficult to bring down in the pocket and outside of it.

Of the dual-threat quarterbacks offered so far, Franks is probably the most polished, but he's also not as dynamic of a runner as Seth Green or Xavier Gaines.