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North Texas picked up a commitment from Pearland Shadow Creek cornerback Brian Nelson II on Tuesday. Nelson had seven interceptions this season.

Brian Nelson II quickly built a connection with Clay Jennings early on in his recruiting process a few months ago.

That relationship paid dividends for North Texas on Tuesday, when the highly regarded Pearland Shadow Creek cornerback committed to UNT.

BRETT VITO can be reached at 940-566-6870 and via Twitter at @brettvito.


North Texas football commitments

The following is a list of players who have committed to join North Texas’ 2023 recruiting class.

Player Position School
Trey Cleveland Wide receiver Texas Tech
Phillip Hill Safety UNLV
Larry Moore Offensive line Texas Tech
Marcus Moore Defensive line Coffeyville CC
Chandler Rogers Quarterback Louisiana-Monroe
Paula Vaipulu Offensive line Georgia Tech
Damon Youngblood Safety Louisiana-Lafayette
High school players
Dylan Brown-Turner Linebacker South Oak Cliff
Evan Jackson Safety Houston North Shore
Brian Nelson Cornerback Pearland Shadow Creek
Desmond Magiya Offensive line McKinney
Landon Sides Wide receiver Guyer
Dietrich Moore Linebacker Broken Arrow (Okla.)