The #ArchEffect continues to make waves and the 2023 class builds more momentum as four-star running back Cedric Baxter, Jr. made his pledge to the Texas Longhorns during a ceremony at Edgewater High School in Orlando on Wednesday.

“The biggest factor is Coach Choice. I’ve been building a relationship with him and that was one of my main focuses

Baxter, the No. 48 player overall, was long thought to be a player that would likely stay in his home state of Florida, with the Florida Gators and Miami Hurricanes making a strong push for him as the Gators hosted Baxter for an unofficial visit and a camp in June, although the Hurricanes weren’t able to get him back on campus after April. His name was also tied to the Texas A&M Aggies, after an unofficial visit to College Station in June.