A big visit weekend for the Texas Longhorns added a little star power with the late Friday news that LSU Tigers cornerback pledge Kary Vincent is on campus with his mother.
Vincent clearly wanted to keep the visit under wraps for as long as possible — he was not on any visitor list until Horns247 broke the news, which was later confirmed by HornSports.
An in-home visit from Longhorns head coach Tom Herman prior to the dead period helped secure the official visit from Vincent even though the Port Arthur Memorial product has left little public room for the consideration of other schools.
When the 5’11, 170-pounder originally committed to the Tigers last summer, the ‘Horns were one of the schools under serious consideration.
But Vincent had remained steady with his pledge up until this official visit.
If there is one significant factor working against Texas, it’s that the coaching change impacted LSU much less than the coaching change in Austin impacted Herman’s new program — Vincent likely wasn’t a high priority for the Houston staff.
So the most likely scenario regarding the final secondary spot is that Herman takes a commitment from former Cougars pledge Javelin Guidry, the former Cedar Park standout who is on campus this weekend.
However, Vincent’s trip to Austin does mean that Texas has at least a slim chance of flipping the nation’s No. 90 prospect and No. 12 cornerback, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.