Recruiting Country: The latest recruiting news surrounding the Maroon & White

June 19, 2019
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Key notes from Recruiting Country

  • There’s probably going to be two or three more recruits join the class by July 5th. We anticipated a big summer, and that was before Fadil Diggs
     
  • A&M will have ten to twelve recruits by camp probably. And some are coming out of nowhere like Deondre Jackson‍. I don’t think Jackson committing changes your plans at running back. I don’t think it changes your plans for Devon Achane. Achane sees himself as a running back.
     
  • For corner, the focus is more narrow. The Aggies have four names at the cornerback positions, and I honestly think A&M could get all four. 
     
  • If you take seven to nine corners in the next two classes, you couldn’t blame A&M. You want to be prepared and don’t want to look up and think, “what happens if I lose a corner?”
     
  • I think Isaiah Raikes‍ decision is similar to the Blake Smith‍ decision: it’s a crucial piece to the puzzle.
     
  • If Isaiah lived in Texas, he is probably the #1 big defensive tackle in the state. His one problem is he lacks some wingspan, but he’s enormous. He’ll likely reshape his body once he gets here and he’ll take a year to do that.
     
  • You also have to think about the interior as it is. Bobby Brown probably only has two years left. You are going to have to replenish for the coming years.
     
  • I’d lean toward A&M getting Achane, but one thing is they have to get him on campus. It’s not anyone’s fault, but he’s just been very busy with track. I’d say we’re a long way away from an Achane decision.
     
  • Kourt Williams II‍, Noah Sewell‍, Jackson Bratton‍, Choe Bryant-Strother‍, Derrick Wingo, Kenneth Phillips‍ are all potential linebacker recruits. I’d say A&M offers seven or eight and they end up getting three.
     
  • There will be some people who are wired to worry and complain, and I could see Kourt Williams shutting it down and going to Ohio State this weekend. But Jimbo is doing everything he can.
     
  • My gut tells me that A&M will get Haynes King‍, but they’ll have to scratch and claw to keep him from Tennessee.
     
  • My favorite thing about covering the kids is the relationships you build. You get to know a lot of them, and I want them to make the best decision or themselves. If that’s A&M, then that’s great but if it’s not then that’s fine too.
     
  • I’d say that we know about 99% of the time if someone has silently committed. That may be two hours before or two months before.

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Recruiting Country: The latest recruiting news surrounding the Maroon & White

Wede01
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Thanks for the free content, Cap Rock.
Yelnick McWawa
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Quote:

Bobby Brown probably only has a few years left.
See? It's that kind of utterly precise, insider information that brings me to TexAgs.


I kid, I kid, Brauny.
sleepybeagle
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Thanks - good stuff
sleepybeagle
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Quote:

His one problem is he lacks some wingspan

Who is editing this stuff? Ryan specifically said that his wingspan is one of his best attributes.
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Yelnick McWawa said:

Quote:

Bobby Brown probably only has a few years left.
See? It's that kind of utterly precise, insider information that brings me to TexAgs.


I kid, I kid, Brauny.

Ryan said he probably only has 2 years left, not "a few".

They all have a few years left.

Words mean things....
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Achane sees himself as a big running back.

At 5'9", 170?

Of course he doesn't. You guessed it, that's also not what Ryan said. He said that Achane sees himself as a running back, but understands that he will be used in different ways.
Yelnick McWawa
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4 said:

Yelnick McWawa said:

Quote:

Bobby Brown probably only has a few years left.
See? It's that kind of utterly precise, insider information that brings me to TexAgs.


I kid, I kid, Brauny.

Ryan said he probably only has 2 years left, not "a few".

They all have a few years left.

Words mean things....


As of this reply, Brauny's write up above says "a few". And yeah, no ****, they all have a "few" years left, hence my comment Encyclopedia Brown.
4
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You misunderstood me. I was pointing out that the write up hasn't been edited or checked for accuracy at all.

I realize that you noticed that.

Whoever is getting paid to notice it, didn't, however.

Yelnick McWawa
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4 said:

You misunderstood me. I was pointing out that the write up hasn't been edited or checked for accuracy at all.

I realize that you noticed that.

Whoever is getting paid to notice it, didn't, however.




Ah, I did indeed misunderstand you're meaning. Please disregard my sarcastic tone and childish name calling from before.
StickTogetherAgs
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beerad12man
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I haven't even listened and new the transcription was wrong on a couple points, particularly Achane seeing himself as a "big" running back. I also figured the wingspan comment might have been wrong. He lacks a bit in height, but his wingspan is actually quite good for his height.
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