DE Bryce Cottrell switches to Texas 

January, 30, 2012
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Just when it seemed Texas had wrapped up an impressive 2012 recruiting class with two weekend commitments, the Longhorns have pulled off an improbable switch.

Two-star defensive end Bryce Cottrell (Plano, Texas/Plano West) confirmed in a text message to HornsNation he has given Texas his verbal commitment. Cottrell had previously been committed to Oregon for the past three months.

"It was best for me and my family," Cottrell said in a text message. "Their scheme fit me better.
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