Anthony Hines (© Greg Powers)

A National Signing Day Breakdown of the Texas A&M Aggies

FRISCO, Texas -- Scout National Recruiting Analyst Greg Powers takes a closer look at the 2017 class of recruits on the most popular recruiting day of the year.

The Big Fish

Looking for a big catch, then look no further than five-star rated ILB Anthony Hines, 6-foot-3, 225-pounder from Plano (Texas) East who is a tackle machine. In his four-yar high school career he amassed 634 total tackle and after a 245 tackle senior season he earned Scout All-American honors and was also named the All-Midlands Defensive Player of the Year and the USA Today National Defensive Player of the Year. 

Instant 2017 Impact

Wide receiver Jhamon Ausbon, who is from Texas but played his senior year at the IMG Academy, was an Under Armour All-American. He displayed the type of skill set that should see him make a year one impact. He is a versatile weapon who could see the field at any spot and could play the slot if need be. He is one of the more confident playmakers at the position that we scouted nationally and was in the mix to be the No. 1 WR nationally, which tells you all you need to know. He was the best all-around WR at the UA Game period. 

Jhamon Ausbon (© Greg Powers)

The One Who Got Away

There were a few decommitments and TAMU did not make the top five, but for me it was a huge blow not to land five-star defensive tackle Marvin Wilson in this class. He lives very close to home and indicated that he would like to play his college ball in the SEC at the beginning of his recruitment and the Aggies defense needs versatile and explosive defensive linemen like him to stay at home if it is to compete with the SEC heavyweights annually. 

The Sleeper

There were a few good candidates for this because even the non four or five-star players are very good, but go ahead and give me small school star athlete Devin Morris as the choice. Morris played at Caldwell (Texas) High and could figure to possibly factor in at a number of positions, but his 6-foot-1, 175-pound frame would look awfully good on the defensive side of the football at safety .

The 2017 Commit List

http://www.scout.com/college/texas-am/2017-football-commits?size=35


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