With the final 2017 recruiting rankings coming out over the course of the week, Texas A&M recruiting saw a number of its commits move up and down in the final batch of player rankings.
Overall, the Aggies still hold a top-10 class, as they sit at No. 9. But with the re-rank, Texas A&M’s top commit is now inside linebacker Anthony Hines, instead of wide receiver Jhamon Ausbon. Quarterback Kellen Mond still checks in at No. 3.
And while it’s been more than a month since the Aggies landed a commitment, a number of key recruits will be in College Station this weekend for their official visits. In addition to Hines, Ausbon and Mond — who have already enrolled — the Aggies will also have 4-star safety commit Derrick Tucker in town to swing recruits.
Here is this week’s Texas A&M recruiting snapshot.
Where Texas A&M’s 2017 recruiting class ranks
The Aggies still sit at No. 9 in the updated rankings and are sandwiched between Auburn and Tennessee. Should the Aggies land another commit, they likely would vault the Tigers for the No. 8 spot.
Who are Texas A&M’s top commitments?
- 4-star (.9680) ILB Anthony Hines (Plano, Texas)
- 4-star (.9626) WR Jhamon Ausbon (Bradenton, Fla.)
- 4-star (.9488) QB Kellen Mond (Bradenton, Fla.)
- 4-star (.9303) S Derrick Tucker (Manvel, Texas)
- 4-star (.9224) WR Hezekiah Jones (Stafford, Texas)
- 4-star (.9061) OT Grayson Reed (Houston)
- 4-star (.8948) DT Jayden Peevy (Bellaire, Texas)
- 4-star (.8928) Myles Jones (Magnolia, Texas)
Who committed to Texas A&M this week?
Offensive lineman Dan Moore committed on Dec. 12. The Aggies added JUCO defensive end Micheal Clemons two days before that. There just hasn’t been much movement because of the size of the Aggies’ class, which now has 26 commitments.
Who de-committed from Texas A&M this week?
The Aggies haven’t lost a commitment since November, when JUCO defensive lineman Tyree Owens backed off his pledge. This can be viewed as a positive for coach Kevin Sumlin, especially given the rumor that Noel Mazzone was the favorite for the Auburn offensive coordinator job. Reports now indicate that Mazzone will stay as the Aggies’ offensive coordinator.
Who are Texas A&M’s top uncommitted prospects?
- 4-star DE K’Lavon Chaisson (Houston)
- 4-star LB Levi Jones (Austin, Texas)
- 4-star RB Travis Etienne (Jennings, La.)
- 3-star DT Joshua Rogers (Houston)
Texas A&M recruiting class breakdown
- Quarterback (2): Kellen Mond, Connor Blumrick
- Running back (1): Jacob Kibodi
- Wide receiver (4): Jhamon Ausbon, Hezekiah Jones, Roshauud Paul, Camron Buckley
- Tight end (2): Keynel McZeal, Camron Horry
- Offensive line (5): Grayson Reed, Adrian Wolford, Jared Hocker, Carson Green, Dan Moore
- Defensive line (4): Jayden Peevy, Tyree Johnson, Ondario Robinson, Micheal Clemons
- Linebacker (3): Anthony Hines, Santino Marchiol, Devodrick Johnson
- Defensive back (5) Derrick Tucker, Keldrick Carper, Myles Jones, Debione Renfro, Devin Morris
Geography of Texas A&M recruiting class
In-state — 19: Hines, Tucker, Hezekiah Jones, Reed, Devodrick Johnson, Peevy, Myles Jones, Buckley, Paul, Morris, McZeal, Robinson, Horry, Blumrick, Hocker, Renfro, Green, Clemons, Moore
Out-of-state — 7: Ausbon, Mond, Carper, Marchiol, Wolford, Tyree Johnson, Kibodi
Other states and districts represented: Florida (3), Louisiana (2), Oklahoma (1), Washington, D.C. (1).
All rankings provided by the 247Sports composite unless otherwise noted.