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DB Davante Davis signs with the Texas Longhorns

Davis signed his national letter of intent on Wednesday, officially making him a member of the University of Texas class of 2019.

Miami (FL) Booker T. Washington High defensive back signed his national letter of intent on Wednesday, officially making him a Texas Longhorn.

The consensus four-star cornerback was the 43rd best player in the state of Florida and the 309th best player nationally, according to 247's composite rankings. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound Davis is a member of the Florida five four, a group of commits headlined by linebacker Cecil Cherry that helped Charlie Strong establish a respected presence in the sunshine state.

Days after committing to Texas, Davis was considered a potential flip to Auburn like former Texas commit and Florida native Michael Irvin. Irvin was set to host Davis, but the visit never panned out. The only other player in the game was Florida State, but the Seminoles didn't make up enough ground in time.

As BON's recruiting profile highlights, Davis fits the prototypical Charlie Strong cornerback:

Strong has emphasized adding tall, long cornerbacks to avoid the type of jump-ball issues that plagued the Longhorns against the Horned Frogs on Thanksgiving. What Davis will have to do when he arrives on campus is prove that he has the quickness, fluidity, and top-end speed to stick at cornerback, as there is limited evidence of those attributes in the above clips.