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Texas Loses Commitment From 2020 Four-Star Recruit

General view of Memorial Stadium in Texas.

AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: A general view of the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium taken before the game between the Texas Longhorns and the Arkansas Razorbacks on September 27, 2008 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. Texas won 52-10. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

An objectively bad month of October for the Texas Longhorns is ending with a whimper today. Ethan Pouncey, one of their top recruits in 2020, appears to be changing his mind about joining the team.

Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Pouncey announced that he would be decommitting from Texas and reopening his recruitment.

All I ask is you respect my decision

247Sports rates Pouncey as a four-star prospect and the No. 152 overall prospect in the country. He's the No. 10 cornerback in the nation, and the No. 24 prospect from the state of Florida.

Pouncey committed to Texas back in August. His brother Jordan Pouncey is currently a receiver for the Longhorns.

This latest decommitment is the third in the last eight days alone.

Last week four-stars Joshua Eaton and Princely Umanmielen announced that they were decommitting too.

What's especially strange about this mini-exodus of players is that none of them seem to be overtly connected.

Whether the three players all realized something well-after making their decisions, or something new came up at around the same time remains to be seen.

It's been an October to forget for sure. The Longhorns went 2-2 this past month with losses to Oklahoma and TCU all but ending their Big 12 and national title dreams.

November could be a tough one for Tom Herman and company.