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2019 5-star WR Arjei Henderson has Texas and OU as top schools

The nation’s No. 3 wide receiver has already had some twists and turns in his recruitment.

Arjei Henderson

At the Future 50 Under Classmen event in Florida on Wednesday, Fort Bend Travis wide receiver Arjei Henderson told Rivals that the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners are his top two schools.

A consensus five-star prospect, Henderson is one of the nation’s top wide receivers. And he’s already had an active recruitment — the 6’1, 179-pounder committed to Oklahoma in early 2017, but then decommitted two months later after his recruitment went national. Then, in July, Henderson committed to Oregon, but once again backed away from that decision in November.

Having learned from the process, Henderson now plans to wait until National Signing Day in 2019 to make his final choice. Other schools in the mix as of mid-December include Alabama, LSU, Ohio State, and Texas A&M. Nearly 50 schools have offered in total.

Henderson is one of the top overall targets for the Longhorns in the 2019 cycle and the highest-rated wide receiver in a talented group that also includes Allen’s Theo Wease Jr., Cuero’s Jordan Whittington, who may play safety in college, and Lake Travis product Garrett Wilson. All are rated among the top 15 prospects in the state, with Henderson, Wease, and Whittingon ranked consecutively.

Houston St. Pius X wide receiver Jalen Curry is ranked as the state’s No. 8 prospect, but doesn’t hold an offer from the Longhorns.

After hosting Henderson, Wease, and Whittington last July for a recruiting event, it appears that the ‘Horns are still in a strong position with the Travis standout, who now has over 2,500 yards and 32 touchdowns through his first two varsity seasons at receiver.