Texas Longhorns Football: Matthew Merrick Takes Texas Longhorns Greyshirt Offer (via Sports Illustrated)
This means that Merrick will join the team’s 2016 recruiting class and will be ready for spring practices as he will already be on campus.
QB Matthew Merrick will stick with plan, play at #UT. Other programs were trying to get him but he'll take UT greyshirt offer. #hookem
— Jason Suchomel (@OB_JasonS) March 2, 2015
Merrick had received a number of scholarship offers from other teams but he decided that his heart lies with the Longhorns and will be joining Shane Buechele in the 40-Acres next year.
Buechele, a 4-Star rated QB prospect, recently announced his commitment to the Longhorns as well as stating his intention to enroll with the program early.
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