Report: OL Demetrius Knox becomes first Class of 2014 prospect to decommit from Texas


Demetrius Knox decommitted from the Longhorns on Monday, according to an ESPN report, just days after telling the Dallas Morning News that his pledge to Texas was “100 percent solid.”

The Fort Worth All Saints offensive guard had been committed to Texas since November, but continued to take unofficial visits to schools across the country throughout the spring.

He is the first decommit of this year’s class, but comes on the heels of a frustrating 2013 class in which five players decomitted from the Longhorns. In response to that year, head coach Mack Brown instituted a no-visit policy for Texas commits, but that did not dissuade Knox from taking trips to other schools and ultimately leaving.

Texas commit and All Saints teammate, running back Daniel Gresham, was initially thought to be a package deal with Knox, but Gresham told ESPN that he has no plans to decommit.