Still in search of some help in the defensive secondary, the Texas Longhorns have been hitting the transfer marker hard in recent weeks, hoping to land a difference-maker at the safety position.
Now, according to a report from Keith Niebuhr at 247Sports, a candidate has emerged in that spot in Vanderbilt transfer safety, Donovan Kaufman.
As a freshman with the Commodores in 2020, Kaufman saw action in just two games but tallied 15 total tackles and a pass deflection in his limited opportunities against Texas A&M and LSU.
Per the report from Niebuhr, who spoke to the safety directly, Kaufman has narrowed his selection down to two teams, and will be making his decision between the Longhorns and the Auburn Tigers.
"I'm not going to lie to you," Kaufman told Niebuhr. "You could pick them out of a hat and I wouldn't be mad with either one. It's a toss-up. Obviously, it's a big decision. But I'm not trying to think too much about it. I'm still working out and getting ready."
A top recruit out of the state of Lousiana, Kaufman received offers from a host of Power 5 programs coming out of high school, including Vanderbilt, Ole Miss, Florida State, Colorado, Baylor, and Arkansas.
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