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 1050 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Some people might not believe it, but Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says he knows the rules. As the Aggies' recruiting class swells on the heels of its first year as a Southeastern Conference member -- an 11-2 campaign capped by a 41-13 whipping of Oklahoma in the AT&T Cotton Bowl on Saturday -- observers continue to ask how the Aggies can have so many players in their 2013 recruiting class.
about 1052 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- One game does not a recruiting class make. Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin knows and understands this. So when thinking about the impact that the Aggies' clash with Oklahoma in the AT&T Cotton Bowl on Jan.
about 1063 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
When it comes to junior college prospects, Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin has always been open to the idea of sprinkling a few into his recruiting classes. He did so when he was the head coach at Houston and is continuing that trend at Texas A&M.
about 1072 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 1083 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | NCF On The Trail
Now that Texas A&M's regular season is complete, coach Kevin Sumlin and his staff have turned their full attention to recruiting, closing out the 2013 class and building on their 2014 haul, which already has begun with three commitments in the books.
about 1091 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
ACC Maryland Demetri McGill DT Virginia Beach, VA, Ocean Lakes HT: 6-0 WT: 290 Position Rank: #93 DT Stars: 3 Big 12 Iowa State Shawn Curtis OT Orlando, FL, Olympia HT: 6-6 WT: 269 Position Rank: #29 OT Stars: 4 Kansas Samson Faifili ILB West Valley City, UT, American River College HT: 5-11 WT: 240 Mark Thomas WR Brooklyn, NY, Nassau CC HT: 6-1 WT: 205 Oklahoma Devon Thomas RB Broken Arrow, OK, Broken Arrow HT: 5-11 WT: 190 Class of 2014 Oklahoma State Brandon Garrett OT Athens, TX, Trinity Valley CC HT: 6-6 WT: 280 Texas Tech Darryl Chestnut RB Miami, FL, Christopher Columbus HT: 5-8 WT: 185 Position Rank: #57 RB Stars: 3 West Virginia Dreamius Smith RB Wichita, KS, Butler CC HT: 5-11 WT: 220 Pittsburgh Dorian Johnson OT Belle Vernon, PA, Belle Vernon HT: 6-6 WT: 285 Position Rank: #2 OT Stars: 4 ESPN 150 (#22) Rutgers Dorian Miller OG Metuchen, NJ, Metuchen HT: 6-2 WT: 285 Position Rank: #22 OG Stars: 4 Big Ten Illinois Evan Panfil DE New Lenox, IL, Lincoln-Way Central HT: 6-4 WT: 230 Position Rank: N/A Stars: Evaluation Pending Zane Petty S Sacramento, CA, American River College HT: 6-0 WT: 195 Nebraska Adam Taylor RB Katy, TX, Katy HT: 6-1 WT: 200 Position Rank: #37 RB Stars: 4 Penn State Parker Cothren DT Hazel Green, AL, Hazel Green HT: 6-4 WT: 250 Position Rank: #113 DT Stars: 2 Wisconsin Marcus Ball ATH Westerville, OH, Westerville South HT: 6-3 WT: 205 Position Rank: #65 ATH Stars: 3 Tiquention Coleman S Milledgeville, GA, Georgia Military College HT: 5-10 WT: 195 Tyler Foreman S Encino, CA, Crespi Carmelite HT: 6-2 WT: 161 Position Rank: #32 S Stars: 3 Independents/Other Boise State Nick Terry DT Elk Grove, CA, Pleasant Grove HT: 6-4 WT: 265 Position Rank: N/A Stars: Evaluation Pending Brigham Young Rylee Gautavai OLB Bountiful, UT, Bountiful HT: 6-0 WT: 201 Position Rank: N/A Stars: Evaluation Pending Pac-12 Oregon State Siale Hautau DT Salt Lake City, UT, Snow College HT: 6-1 WT: 310 Stanford Mike Tyler DE Broadview Heights, OH, Brecksville-Broadview Hts.
about 1097 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCF On The Trail