Texas A&M junior left tackle Luke Joeckel was presented with an opportunity he couldn't pass up. He didn't. The 6-foot-6, 310-pound winner of the Outland Trophy officially announced on Tuesday that he is bypassing his senior season and declaring for early entry into the 2013 NFL draft.
about 597 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
In trying to ensure depth at every position, coaches can often play the "What if?" game when it comes to recruiting. Expecting the unexpected can mean the difference between feeling comfortable enough to have a capable body step in and contribute at a position and scrambling to make sure any depth exists.
about 629 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | NCF On The Trail
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- In the SEC, there's no shortage of quality defensive linemen. And most of them are big, fast and physical. Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury said one of the first things he notices about SEC defenses is "the violence" those units play with.
about 751 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
As fall practice and the 2012 season approaches, GigEmNation will take a look at where the Aggies stand currently and in the future at each position group. Today, we glance at the offensive line: Current starters: Jarvis Harrison, Luke Joeckel, Patrick Lewis, Jake Matthews, Cedric Ogbuehi This crop should be among the strongest starting offensive lines nationally, particularly at tackle with the combination of Joeckel and Matthews, a pair of future NFL draft picks.
about 758 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
The 2012 Texas A&M recruiting class, which has dubbed itself the "Agg Swagg Movement," has become something of an entity in the college football world. The talented group of 24 players has built a level of trust and camaraderie that many programs would admire.
about 969 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail