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5* 2017 LB Baron Browning Decommits from Baylor

The Bears' stellar 2017 class saw its first real setback as the 5* linebacker announced via Twitter that he was decommitting from Baylor.

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

You all know how much I hate to be the bearer of bad recruiting news, but ...

That stinks.  Browning committed to Baylor on July 19, 2015, during our big run of commitments for the 2017 class, and held that commitment for nearly six full months.  But we always knew this recruitment would be different, and that every school in the country would make a run at the Kennedale stud.  Browning, for his part, has always handled himself with class in his recruitment, including his decommitment today.  It stinks, but it's part of the game in recruiting, and now Baylor will have to try to show him again why he committed in the first place.

With this decommitment, Baylor's 2017 class falls to sixth in the national rankings with six commitments:

S: Donovan Stiner

Let us hope for better news in the future!