Dixon Back In The Picture For A&M?

The wacky world of recruiting once again showed how unpredictable it can be on Sunday night when two current Texas A&M coaches visited Midway High, the home of Ahmad Dixon. Websider's Taylor Hamm spoke to Dixon Monday night to get the latest on his visit with the two Aggie coaches. Find out if the Ags offered him at a different position and what he had to say about the visit in the tailgate!

The wacky world of recruiting once again showed how unpredictable it can be on Sunday night when Joe Kines and Chuck McMillian made an appearance at Midway High School in Waco. The two were there to see the current Baylor commit, Ahmad Dixon. The Texas A&M coaching staff decided to back off Dixon's recruitment in the middle of the season, but has now reengaged the 5 star safety. Dixon softened his commitment to Baylor over a month ago, and the Aggies feel like Ahmad could be a tremendous asset to their less than stellar secondary.

"Coach Kines and Coach McMillian came to watch me practice on Sunday. They weren't trying to persuade me or anything like that. They just wanted to see me on the field and talk to me and my coaches. I thought it went real well. I like A&M and it's a good school."

Kines and McMillian approached Dixon about playing a different position than where is used being on the grid iron. "They [Coaches] talked to me about playing corner. I feel good about it. It's a different look on my recruitment. A school hasn't asked me to play corner before, A&M asked me to play corner. I've played corner before but not like in a real football game before. It's something to look at."

Dixon doesn't have any visits setup at the moment because he wants to sit down with his family and talk about want he wants to do with his future. He wants to make a decision sooner rather than later.

"I do plan on making some visits sometime soon. A&M wants me to come down on the 11th but I need to talk it over with my family first. I'll make my decision pretty soon."

When asked if a team sticks out more than another at the moment, Dixon said, " Tennessee sticks out to me because I had a really good visit there last month."

Dixon watched the Lone Star Showdown on Thanksgiving night and saw the need A&M has for a lock down corner.

"They need a lot of help at the corner position so I know why they would want me there. Their offense is fun to watch, they just need a defense to get back on top. It definitely showed me something"

SEC schools like Auburn, Alabama, and Tennessee have been the real leaders for Dixon's services since he softened his commitment to Baylor. The Aggie coaching staff is in the early stages of evaluating Dixon but it could get interesting if he were to make it on campus for a visit in the near future.

"I am going to keep in contact with A&M for sure."


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