Aneas Henricks talks TTU commitment

Texas Tech picked up its 16th commit of the 2013 recruiting class, as cornerback Aneas Henricks (Bastrop, Texas/Bastrop) confirmed Thursday that he has verbally committed to the Red Raiders.

Henricks, a 6-foot, 172-pound cornerback, chose Texas Tech over Wake Forest. While Henricks admitted to having a like and respect of both schools after visits, the difference between the two came down to comfort on campus.

“It was nicer,” Henricks said of Texas Tech. “I just felt more comfortable out when I was there.”

Henricks, who lines up opposite ESPN 150 cornerback and Texas commit Antwuan Davis, had additional offers from Rice and Texas State. He was recruited to Texas Tech by receivers coach Tommy Mainord, with assistance from secondary coach John Lovett.

A speedy defensive back who has been clocked in the 40-yard dash in less than 4.4 seconds, Henricks became the Red Raiders’ fifth committed cornerback and the program's first commitment in nearly a month.

“I feel good about my decision,” he said. “I felt that it was the right place for me to go after talking it over with my family.”