Former Baylor Bears wide receiver commit Tren'Davian Dickson cut his list to six schools on Monday evening and the Texas Longhorns made the cut:
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The 6'0, 171-pound Navasota star set a national single-season record in 2014 with 39 touchdown receptions, including four in the state title game against Argyle. He committed to Baylor last summer, but then opened up his recruitment in February, picking up an offer from Texas days later.
The staff was able to get Dickson on campus for a practice in early April, which apparently made enough of an impact on Dickson that he decided to keep the Horns on his list of top schools. Since he's looking to develop as a person and an athlete, head coach Charlie Strong's reputation in the latter category should help Texas, a fact confirmed by a source close to Dickson several months ago.
However, he's also looking at the quarterback depth charts of the schools he is considering and like the high-octane offense employed by Baylor when he originally committed, so how the new offense performs this fall could significantly impact the way that Dickson perceives Texas.
And there's also the Aggies -- the proximity of Navasota to College Station means that Dickson has been on campus in Aggieland numerous times. Currently the runaway leader in his Dickson's 247Sports Crystal Ball with 11 of 13 predictions, A&M may also be the leader behind the scenes, though the productive pass-catcher said back in March that he's open to everybody.
Dickson is ranked as a consensus four-star prospect, the No. 113 recruit, No. 18 wide receiver, and No. 18 player in Texas, according to the 247Sports Composite. Other schools to offer include Arizona State, Houston, Michigan, Michigan State, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas Tech. However, those schools now appear to be on the outside looking in with Dickson.