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Texas A&M suffers its first decommitment in the wake of the Jimbo Fisher hire


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Texas A&M has suffered its first decommitment since announcing its hiring of former Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher.

Four-star safety Leon O'Neal Jr., announced his decision to decommit from the Aggies on Friday via Twitter.

"I do not stand 100% with the coaching change as of now," said O'Neal, who has been committed to the Aggies since June.

The Cypress, Texas native ranks as the No. 7 safety and No. 78 overall prospect for the 2018 national recruiting cycle, according to the 247Sports Composite.

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O'Neal has received offers from 33 schools and has Oklahoma and Clemson listed among his favorites alongside the Aggies, according to 247Sports.

Fisher agreed to a deal with Texas A&M on Friday, as first reported by Wayne McGahee of the Tallahassee Democrat.

Fisher will take the position immediately and not coach in Florida State's regular season finale against Louisiana-Monroe.

Former head coach Kevin Sumlin was fired by A&M last Sunday afternoon.

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Sumlin finished his tenure with a 51-26 record (25-23 in the SEC).