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The Latest On 5-Star Freshman WR Bru McCoy's Transfer

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)

The saga of five-star wide receiver Bru McCoy took a wild turn this week when reports emerged that he was considering a return to USC, where he originally enrolled earlier this year.

But Texas, which landed McCoy via transfer shortly after his arrival at USC, is going all out to make sure he stays in Austin.

According to Texas insider Anwar Richardson, the Longhorns are sending a big contingent to meet with McCoy and his family this week. Per the report, head coach Tom Herman, starting quarterback Sam Ehlinger, receivers coach Drew Mehringer, and director of player development Kevin Washington are all flying out to McCoy's home in California.

McCoy is the No. 9 overall prospect in the country. He is also the No. 1 athlete in the country, and the No. 2 prospect from the state of California.

He enrolled at USC in early-January, only to decommit several weeks later and join the Longhorns.

McCoy was a massive get for the Longhorns' Class of 2019. His move to Texas in January led to the school earning the No. 3 ranking in the country by 247Sports.

Losing McCoy would likely cause Texas' ranking to drop - and potentially fall below arch-rival Oklahoma, ranked No. 6.

Suffice it to say, the Longhorns are probably going to do whatever they can to keep him under wraps next season.