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Mykel Jones is a four-star wide receiver from the class of 2016. He has early offers form powerhouse programs such as Texas, USC, UCLA, Penn State and LSU to name a few. Yesterday he made his second trip to the University of Texas.
"For this second trip it was even more love," Mykel Jones said. "Obviously at the spring game they offered me so when I arrived this time they showed me a lot of love. I talked to Charlie Strong multiple times and was in and out of his office and spoke to all of the coaches and a few of the players. Being with Shea Patterson was great because we had a chance to see a lot of things together and we want to go to college together."
Texas has done a great job since their arrival in Austin, making sure Jones knows he is a top priority for the Longhorns. He feels even more comfortable with the coaching staff.
"It made me feel even more comfortable with the coaches," Jones said. "I am family here and I can come anytime I want. They gave me even more insight on the education and things off the field. They just made me feel comfortable around the team."
One big reason Jones has been so interested in the Texas program is his recruiting coach defensive backs coach Chris Vaughn. Coach Vaughn has done a tremendous job with lots of recruits but in particular with players from Louisiana including Mykel Jones.
"It was great being around coach Vaughn" Jones said. "I look at him like my family and we are on the same page and we talked about trying to get it going. Especially being around Shea and I hate to keep brining this up but Shea and I are going to the same school."