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Oliver makes his own choice

The 6-foot-4 receiver becomes the second member of Texas' 2013 class

Updated: February 16, 2012, 11:18 AM ET
By Max Olson | HornsNation

DALLAS -- Jake Oliver was raised by former Texas A&M athletes, has a brother who attends Oklahoma and a high school coach who proudly displays his TCU degree and memorabilia in his office.

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Max Olson/ESPN.comJake Oliver, who caught 23 touchdowns last season, is an ESPNU Watch List prospect.

In the end, none of those allegiances mattered to Oliver. After a trip to Texas' junior day on Sunday, the Dallas Jesuit receiver knew he needed to become a Longhorn.

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