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Gideon: 'It was like a dream come true'

On the first day of April, the Texas Longhorns have already virtually locked up its 2008 class. Their 18th commitment came on Friday in the form of Leander safety Blake Gideon. He talked about his decision to play football for Mack Brown and company.

"Yes sir, I actually committed on Friday," Blake Gideon said. "They offered two weeks ago on a Monday." "I actually took a trip down there on Thursday to look around, but I didn't make it official until Friday. I called Coach Brown to let him know." Gideon chose Texas over offers from Rice and Vanderbilt. He has...