Junior Day Re-Cap

Texas A&M held their second junior day of 2010 on Sunday and Websider's Taylor Hamm has the full re-cap of yesterday's attendees. Get quotes, feedback, and predictions on each player on-hand at the Bright Complex yesterday in the tailgate!

Jace Amaro 6-5, 240lbs Tight End (San Antonio MacArthur HS)

Offers: Baylor, Duke, Rice, Texas A&M, and Texas Tech

Texas A&M's only tight end offer of the 2011 class. Amaro was unable to be reached after his junior day visit to Aggieland on Sunday, but the MacArthur product told Websider's Taylor Hamm that he wanted to visit his father's alma mater Texas Tech before making his final decision. Expect Amaro's decision to come down to Baylor, A&M, and Tech.

Joseph Cheek 6-6, 250lbs Offensive Tackle (Seguin HS)

Committed: Texas A&M

Deryck Gildon 6-2, 195lbs Linebacker (Arlington Martin HS)

Offers: Kansas, Minnesota, SMU, TCU, and Tulsa

Also Considering: Houston and Texas A&M

Deryck showed up to A&M hoping to receive an offer from the Aggies, but the A&M staff wants to make sure that Gildon fully recovers from his torn ACL before moving on him.

Jonathan Henderson 5-9, 190lbs Wide Receiver (Leander HS)

Offers: Texas A&M

Recruiting Interests: Florida State, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and UCLA

Henderson told Websider's Taylor Hamm before he walked into the Bright Complex on Sunday that he could very well pull the trigger with the Aggies when the junior day was over, but the timing wasn't right for Jon to go ahead and commit. A&M is recruiting Henderson as an athlete and Jon is open to playing both sides of the ball. Although Henderson did not commit to A&M over the weekend, the Leander product has A&M at the top of his list of schools. Look for his decision to come down to A&M and Oklahoma.

Henderson's thoughts on A&M's junior day…

"I liked all of the coaches. They all greeted me with open arms and treated me well," said Henderson. "EZ was my host. I also got to meet Jerrod Johnson and Jeff Fuller. EZ was a great host. He showed me around and made me feel really comfortable during the entire visit."

Henderson on upcoming junior days…

"I've got Oklahoma next weekend. I'm looking forward to going up there to Norman. I am expecting them to offer me when I get there."

Henderson's thoughts on Oklahoma possibly offering…

"Oklahoma has to compete against what A&M has to offer which is a tough competition."

Henderson on the A&M facilities and nutritionist…

"The facilities were great," said Henderson. "The weight room is huge. What I liked the most was the nutritionist… that was one of my favorite parts. He told us about the diet they put us on and the foods that they serve the players. If you are allergic to a certain type of food or if you don't like a certain food they will work around what you like to eat."

Levander Liggins 5-10, 170lbs Athlete (Donaldsonville (LA) HS)

Offers: Arkansas State

Recruiting Interests: Auburn, LSU, and Texas A&M

Levander was a surprise recruit that showed up for A&M's junior day on Sunday. He is a duel-threat quarterback that the Aggies will probably recruit as an athlete. Liggins played both ways as a junior and is open to playing on either side of the ball. Levander did not pick up an offer from the Aggies during his visit, but he will remain on the Aggies watch list during the upcoming months.

Dionte McDuffy 5-11, 190lbs Defensive Back (Evangel Christian Academy (LA)

Offers: Texas A&M

Recruiting Interests: Alabama, Arkansas, Houston, LSU, and Texas

McDuffy is the teammate of Brandon Jackson (A&M Signee) and they rode down together on Sunday. Dionte has SEC caliber safety written all over him. The junior recorded 42 total tackles and 4 INT's in 2009, and the Aggies certainly feel he is a kid with a ton of upside because they have already extended an offer.

Cedric Reed 6-5, 240lbs Defensive End (Cleveland HS)

Offers: Arkansas, Baylor, LSU, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Stanford, Texas, Texas A&M, and Texas Tech

Reed was the single most important prospect to show up to yesterday's junior day. The battle for Reed's services is shaping up to be a classic duel between the Horns and Aggies. A&M made a huge statement just getting Cedric on campus for the second time this year. This was the first time Reed got to meet the new A&M defensive line coach Terrell Williams. Reed's father seemed to hit it off with Williams even as they were walking up to the Bright Complex. Patrick Lewis was waiting outside for Reed as well and the two looked very comfortable around each other. Reed doesn't have a specific timetable for his decision, but expect a decision from Reed in the coming months. With the Longhorns signing Jackson Jeffcoat, Reggie Wilson, and Greg Daniels at DE last year and Carthage's Kendall Thompson already committed to the Horns this year, the Aggies have the advantage to sell Reed on playing time.

Cameron White 6-2, 180lbs Wide Receiver (DeSoto HS)

Committed: TCU

Offers: Houston, Kansas, Missouri, Texas A&M, Tulsa

Also Considering: Texas

White recently opened his recruitment back up after committing to the Horned Frogs back on July 15th of 2009. The junior transfer from Arlington Bowie wants to take his time about making a final decision after picking up a handful of new offers during the off-season. Cameron took his first visit to Texas A&M on Sunday.

White on the A&M junior day experience…

"It went very well," said White. "A&M definitely gave me something to think about. I got to meet my area recruiter Charles McMillian and my host for the day was Lionel Smith. Lionel showed me around the facilities and gave me a player's perspective on their off-season weight program. Their weight room was huge. I thought their facilities were top-notch compared to any other school that I have visited."

White on his commitment status with TCU

' "I'm still committed to TCU but A&M showed me what I needed to see.

White on his commitment time-table

"I want to make a decision around the middle of my senior year. I'm interested in Texas as well and would like to take a visit to their campus before it's all said and done."


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