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4-Star CB Announces Decommitment From Texas

An exterior view of the Texas Longhorns stadium.

AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 6: A general view of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium before the BYU Cougars play the Texas Longhorns on September 6, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

It's been a pretty rough week of recruiting for the Texas football team. Earlier this week they lost a four-star defensive lineman to decommitment. Now it looks like the Longhorns are about to lose four-star cornerback Joshua Eaton.

Taking to Twitter on Friday, Eaton announced that he is decommitting from Texas. His post included a statement thanking head coach Tom Herman and the staff for recruiting him. But he ultimately decided to re-open his recruitment process.

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247Sports rates Eaton as the No. 340 overall prospect in the country. He is the No. 29 cornerback in the nation, and the No. 51 prospect from the state of Texas.

Eaton announced his commitment to Texas in August several weeks after an unofficial visit to the campus.

Following Eaton's announcement, Oklahoma Sooners fans on Twitter have quickly begged him to join their team.

Earlier this week, defensive end Princely Umanmielen announced his decommitment from Texas too.

Interestingly enough, Umanmielen retweeted Eaton's message shortly after it was posted.

Per 247Sports, Texas still ranks as the No. 1 recruiting class in the Big 12 and the No. 6 class in the nation.

But you can't help but wonder if there's something going on behind the scenes when multiple four-star players decommit in the same week.