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Posted on: March 29, 2011 5:51 pm
Edited on: March 29, 2011 5:56 pm

March Big 12 Early Commitment List

Posted by Bryan Fischer

It's the final week in March and several schools have already hit the ground running in the class of 2012. Today we'll take a look at the verbal commitments for all 10 schools in the Big 12, where the programs in Texas are leading the pack with multiple verbal commitments early in the recruiting cycle.

Baylor (3)

Defensive back Terrell Burt (Wylie, Texas)
Defensive back Aiavion Edwards (Stephenville, Texas)
Linebacker Ryan Flannigan (Missouri City, Texas)

Iowa State (2)

Quarterback Luke Knott (Lee's Summit, Mo.)
Quarterback Grant Rohach (Moorpark, Calif.)

Kansas (0)

Kansas State (1)

Quarterback Tavarius Bender (Lincoln, Neb.)

Missouri (2)

Linebacker Markus Golden (Hutchinson JUCO/Hutchinson, Kan.)
Running back Morgan Steward (Kansas City, Mo.)

Oklahoma (4)

Athlete Daniel Brooks (Rockdale, Texas)
Offensive lineman Kyle Marrs (San Antonio, Texas)
Athlete Alex Ross (Jenks, Okla.)
Wide receiver Sterling Shepard (Oklahoma City, Okla.)

Oklahoma State (4)

Athlete Bralon Addison (Missouri City, Texas)
Athlete Kendall Sanders (Athens, Texas)
Linebacker Dalton Santos (Van, Texas)
Linebacker Jeremiah Tshimanda (North Richland Hills, Texas)

Texas (13)

Defensive end Caleb Bluiett (Beaumont, Texas)
Defensive tackle Paul Boyette (Humble, Texas)
Quarterback Connor Brewer (Scottsdale, Ariz.), MaxPreps Top 100 for 2012 Watch List member
Linebacker Alex De La Torre (Denton, Texas)
Defensive back Bryson Echols (DeSoto, Texas)
Offensive lineman Camrhon Hughes (Harker Heights, Texas)
Linebacker Peter Jinkens (Dallas, Texas)
Wide receiver Cayleb Jones (Austin, Texas), MaxPreps Top 100 for 2012 Watch List member
Defensive tackle Alex Norman (Dallas, Texas)
Defensive end Hassan Ridgeway (Mansfield, Texas)
Offensive lineman Curtis Riser (DeSoto, Texas), MaxPreps Top 100 for 2012 Watch List member
Athlete Orlando Thomas (Copperas Cove, Texas)

Texas A&M (17)

Offensive lineman Adrian Bellard (Brenham, Texas)
Defensive tackle Logan David (Blinn JUCO/Brenham, Texas)
Defensive end Eric Davis (Tyler, Texas)
Running back Troy Green (Brenham, Texas)
Quarterback Trevor Knight (San Antonio, Texas)
Offensive lineman Mike Matthews (Fort Bend, Texas)
Wide receiver Trent Momon (Hempstead, Texas)
Athlete Darion Monroe (Reserve, La.)
Wide receiver Jaevon Richardson (Baytown, Texas)
Linebacker Michael Richardson (DeSoto, Texas)
Linebacker Jordan Richmond (Denton, Texas)
Running back Dennis Smith (Wimberley, Texas)
Defensive end Tyrone Taylor (Galena Park, Texas)
Athlete Corey Thompson (Missouri City, Texas), MaxPreps Top 100 for 2012 Watch List member
Offensive lineman Kimo Tipoti (Hurst, Texas)
Defensive end Alonzo Williams (Abbeville, La.)
Offensive lineman Michael Wilson (Aledo, Texas)

Texas Tech (5)

Wide receiver Reginald Davis (Tenaha, Texas)
Linebacker Erick Hallmon (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Quarterback Clayton Nichols (Abilene, Texas)
Offensive lineman Christian Okafor (Houston, Texas)
Athlete Keenon Ward (Snyder, Texas)

Posted on: February 20, 2011 9:47 pm
Edited on: February 20, 2011 9:48 pm

Aggies sweep up on Junior Day

Posted by Bryan Fischer

As much as you hear about Mack Brown being known as Mr. February (as good and bad as that connotation is) for his recruiting prowess this month, Mike Sherman would like to remind everybody he's not to shabby as a recruiter either. You can see why after Texas A&M had one of its most successful Junior Days in recent memory, grabbing four commitments according to multiple recruiting sites.

Denton (Texas) outside linebacker Jordan Richmond was the first to pull the trigger, showing up to campus decked out in Aggie gear according to GigEm247.com. The 6-foot-3, 220 pound Richmond is one of the top linebackers in the state and a great fit in defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter's 3-4 defense. He had 138 tackles last season as his Denton Ryan team fell just short of a state championship.

Commitment number nine for the class of 2012 came in the form of Aledo (Texas) offensive tackle Michael Wilson. 6-foot-6 and 250 pounds, Wilson had offers from TCU, Texas Tech and Kansas. Hurst (Texas) offensive lineman Kimo Tipoti also committed, an impressive haul for A&M offensive line coach Jim Turner. The Aggies have three offensive line commitments in the class overall.

Tyler (Texas) defensive lineman Eric Davis was the 11th overall and fourth and final Junior Day commit. A 6-foot-3, 230 pound end had 12 sacks as a junior.

All in all, a great haul headed for College Station, as the Aggies look to build on the momentum from their great season last year.

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