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Four-Star Safety Caden Sterns Flips From LSU To Texas

A photo of Caden Sterns committing to Texas.

Texas football got some solid news late Sunday night.

Sunday night, four-star safety Caden Sterns, who was originally committed to play for LSU, took to Twitter to announce his decommitment from the Tigers. At the same time, he pledged himself to Tom Herman and the Texas Longhorns.

Sterns, a 6-foot-1, 192-pound defensive back from Cibolo, Texas, is ranked as the fifth-best player in the state, according to 247 Sports. He is a huge get for the Longhorns.

Sterns announced the news by tweeting "Staying home."

Here's Sterns' note:

"Recruiting has been an eye opening experience for me, and I have learned so much about what it's going to take to be a successful student athlete at the Division 1 level. Maybe the most important thing I've learned is the value of my family being with me through it all. I decided in order to reach my full potential as a student athlete I needed to continue evaluating all of the options I have been blessed with. My family and I have talked, prayed and evaluated every facet of my commitment to LSU, and although LSU was a dream school of mine from a very young age, I also shared the same love for The University of Texas all my life. Growing up in Texas, being a Texas boy, and dreaming of becoming a Longhorn. It's the best place for myself to become the best I can be, and the best place for my family. So with that, I will be staying home and committing to The University of Texas. #RevolUTion18 #HookEm"

Sterns is Texas' eighth commitment for the 2018 class. The Longhorns have the 10th-ranked class in the country.