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Jamile Johnson Decommits from Sooners

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Jamile Johnson was at one time the 5th commitment for the class of 2015.

Earlier today however, Jamile announced via twitter that he had decommitted from the Sooners.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I&#39;m officially re-opening my recruitment !&#10;  I&#39;m No longer committed to Oklahoma !</p>&mdash; J.Johnson Jr. #⃣3⃣ (@MilJohnson) <a href="https://twitter.com/MilJohnson/statuses/496370020822573058">August 4, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I was just tired of pretending to be happy ...</p>&mdash; J.Johnson Jr. #⃣3⃣ (@MilJohnson) <a href="https://twitter.com/MilJohnson/statuses/496379973570396160">August 4, 2014</a></blockquote>
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The interesting thing about the timing of this commitment, was that the Sooners were recruiting as if he wasn't apart of the class. Most assume that the Sooners are the heavy favorite for local product  Will Sunderland and are slightly out in front of Baylor for Kahlil Haughton.

Further the Sooners recently extended an offer to Justin Reid. Reid is the younger brother of current San Francisco 49er and former LSU Tiger Eric Reid.

This decommit could probably best be described as a mutual parting of the ways. This is not to say that the Sooners were being dishonest, but clearly the coaches felt that this was best for both parties.