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Texas A&M picks up wide receiver transfer from Oregon

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 30: Head coach Kevin Sumlin of the Texas A&M Aggies looks on against the Louisville Cardinals during the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl at Nissan Stadium on December 30, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. Louisville defeated Texas A&M 27-21. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 30: Head coach Kevin Sumlin of the Texas A&M Aggies looks on against the Louisville Cardinals during the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl at Nissan Stadium on December 30, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. Louisville defeated Texas A&M 27-21. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Texas A&M, which already has a pretty dynamic group of receivers led by sophomore All-American candidate Christian Kirk, is adding another big-play wideout in Oregon transfer Kirk Merritt, who tweeted the news of his move to College Station Friday.

I am excited and proud to announce that I will be a student athlete at Texas A&M University! #Gigem 👍 pic.twitter.com/NCwngjbi1z

— Kwik™ ⚡️ (@kirkmerritt33) July 8, 2016

The 5-11, 205-pound speedster from Louisiana, a former four-star recruit, played in 12 games as a true freshman at Oregon in 2015 and caught five passes for 61 yards. He will sit out the 2016 season and have three years of eligibility remaining.

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In high school, Merritt clocked as fast as a 10.44 100 meters time.