Status:
Signed
HIGH SCHOOL
LB

Byron Hobbs

Linebacker
6′4″ / 205 lbs
Fort Worth, TX
Eastern Hills
Class of 2018
Rating: 88
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Rating: 88.8
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2018 Eastern Hills LB Byron Hobbs excited to take in Texas A&M

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3 yr ago by Billy Liucci
Recruiting Recap: Wrapping up Texas A&M's summer on the trail (Pt. II)
Texas A&M just wrapped up an eventful summer on the recruiting trail, including a high-profile BBQ event last weekend. In the second piece of a two-part column, Billy Liucci dives into the the Aggies' Big Board, needs and more.
3 yr ago by Jason Howell
Around Texas: A round-up of recruiting news in the Lone Star State
As we enter the heart of May, prospects across Texas are making pledges, de-committing and announcing their lists of top schools. Jason Howell took a look at all the latest in-state developments in this week's edition of Around Texas.
3 yr ago by Jason Howell
A few recruiting notes from today
As we expected Lejond Cavazos received his scholarship offer. Also a standout in track the Aggies also talked track with him. He is very familiar with the A&M program and I've been told the Aggie offer was an impactful one. he came in studio after the visit and we will have an interview posted soon.- Mansfield Legacy 2019 S Jalen Catalon was not able to make it to town today, but he does plan to make it to College Station soon.- After the spring game Alston Orji and Anfernee Orji were able to meet with coach Chavis.
3 yr ago by Jason Howell
5 thoughts on the 2018 Texas Top 100 rankings
The rankings need a little adjustment and here are a few things that have been on my mind following the camp season (Under Armour, the Opening).1. Anthony Cook is my No. 1 cornerback - I have been the biggest advocate for Jalen Green being No. 1 and I love his size and overall athleticism. It is special and this does not change that. However, Anthony Cook is as good as it gets as a lockdown, man-to-man cover corner. His fluid hips allow him to twist and turn without losing a step and his long arms always seem to find their way in between his man and the ball. He is not without questions but there is no doubt he had one heck of a camp season and for his efforts he moves from No. 2 to No. 1 for me.2. Tommy Bush will make a move up the rankings - After what I saw in workouts, his test numbers, and his performances at camps I would say he has made a strong case to be considered a top 5 receiver. That is saying a lot considering the current top five is 1. Jalen Preston, 2. Al'vonte Woodard, 3. Montel Parker, 4. Joshua Moore, and 5. Brennan Eagles. Talk about a crowded and talented group. It is definitely deep, but Bush has made strides with his footwork and his ability to get in and out of his breaks has come a long way with his hard work. This will be one fun discussion during the ranking process.3. Keaontay Ingram making a move to No. 1 RB - This is one thought I have not had to wrestle with much. Ingram is the best feature back the state has produced in the 2018 class. He has the size and build to take the pounding of the SEC, he has that explosive power and balance, and he has a well-rounded game which will allow him to stay on the field regardless of the personnel package. 4. I am most intrigued by DeMarvion Overshown - I really wish I could have seen the Arp athlete over the last few months. He may be the guy I am most excited to see in person. I have my questions. How big is he really? Will he get too big for safety? Can he end up at LB? He is a bit of a mystery, but we also have a few answers like he will absolutely knock your block off. He has some great body control. There is a lot of length there. It is hard to say because I had a better feel for Justin Dunning at this time in the process but there are some similarities from a size and projection standpoint. I knew more about Dunning's athleticism and frame though. I saw him in person a few times by this point. However, Overshown seems to play with a harder edge. 5. From outside to in - The following are guys who will likely make a move from the outside the 100 to inside.LB Byron Hobbs, Fort Worth Eastern Hills - great upside with his length and athleticism LB DaShaun White, North Richland Hills Richland - hits a ton, and one of the best against the passTE Bralen Taylor, Cuero - he may be the best pure athlete at the position. Plus he has great size.OL Demarcus Marshall, Grand Prairie - really came on strong in the last month of camp season, an absolute mauler.Bonus Quick HittersS Leon O'Neal may still be underrated as the No. 2 safety in state and No. 17 in state. He's making a push for the top 10 in my mindLB Bumper Pool maintains his spot as the state's top LBIf I was looking to offer an OG I would offer OL Demarcus Marshall yesterdayKeondre Coburn had the most impressive set of 1-on-1 OL/DL reps I saw at any camp. He went against LSU 2019 commit Kardell Thomas at the Under Armour Camp in Houston and put him on the ground on one and countered him perfectly the next. Why is that so amazing? Thomas has been the most dominating OL I have seen at camps in a long long time. OL Darrell Simpson has worked his way back up my list. He has been lighter on his feet than I have seen him in the past.
3 yr ago by Jason Howell
2018 Eastern Hills LB Byron Hobbs excited to take in Texas A&M
Fort Worth standout Byron Hobbs received a scholarship offer from the Aggie staff recently and is looking forward to attending A&M's Friday Night Lights event. Hobbs has bonded with Terry Price, appreciating the coach's old-school style.
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