Malik Hornsby, Country’s No. 5 Dual-Threat QB, Announces De-Commitment

first_imgA general view of UNC's football stadium.CHAPEL HILL, NC – SEPTEMBER 19: General view of the game between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Illinois Fighting Illini at Kenan Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)Less than two months after committing to UNC, Missouri City (Tex.) Fort Bend Marshall four-star quarterback Malik Hornsby has reopened his recruitment.Hornsby is the No. 5 dual-threat quarterback in the 2020 class. He’s also the No. 24 rising senior in Texas, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.A consensus top-150 prospect nationally who holds more than two dozen offers, Hornsby should have no shortage of suitors now that the is back on the open market.“After talking with my family and praying on this life time decision, I would like to say thank you to the UNC family for all the support they have done the past month,” he wrote on Twitter. “There is no love lost for UNC but I have to do what’s best for my family. I have no top school right now.”Please respect my decision and the choice I have made pic.twitter.com/VzjPwMciAc— Malik Hornsby (@1MalikH1) June 25, 2019As a junior, Hornsby connected on 74-of-127 passes for 1,970 yards, 23 touchdowns and two interceptions. He also rushed for 758 yards and 14 touchdowns on 82 carries.Hornsby was a first-team All-District selection as he led Fort Bend Marshall to a 15-1 record and an appearance in the state championship game.Even without Hornsby, UNC’s 2020 recruiting class still ranks in the top 20 of the team composite rankings.last_img read more