Another member of the 2021 signing class is official. After flipping his pledge from Baylor to Texas last month, Desoto defensive lineman Byron Murphy II has made his commitment official upon submitting his National Letter of Intent to Texas on Day 1 of the early signing period.

Ranked as a 247Sports’ four-star prospect, Murphy joins head coach Tom Herman’s fifth signing class since he arrived at Texas after being a highly sought after prospect throughout the recruiting process. The Longhorns had been working overtime behind the scenes to court the former Baylor pledge in the months leading up to signing day. The staff eventually won over the defensive lineman with their persistent approach during in the pursuit to flip Murphy’s commitment to Texas.

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