COLLEGE STATION— Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin announced the signing of five football players who will enroll at Texas A&M in January, 2014.
Per NCAA rules, the announcement of national letter of intent (NLI) signees and early enrollees is restricted to those who have completed the proper NCAA compliance paperwork and/or fulfill the necessary admissions requirements. These are the current five prospects Texas A&M may announce at this time.
“We are very pleased these five young men will be able to enroll in January and join our team.” Coach Sumlin said. “We have an excellent overall group of recruits and these five will get a jump on getting acclimated to school and learning our system as well as the chance to work with Coach Jackson in the weight room.”
The Aggies are adding three solid offensive linemen, one of the nation’s top quarterback recruits as well as a talented wide receiver. Three are junior college transfers and two will be freshmen.
Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown (HS/JC)
Allen, Kyle QB 6-3 195 Fr. Scottsdale, AZ (Desert Mountain)
Eluemunor, Jermaine OL 6-4 315 Jr-TR Denville, NJ (Lackawanna CC)
Gennesy, Avery OL 6-5 305 Jr-TR Southaven, MS (Southaven/East Mississippi College)
Gustafson, JJ OL 6-5 275 Fr. Dallas, TX (Jesuit)
Reynolds, Josh WR 6-3 185 So-TR San Antonio, TX (Jay/Tyler JC)
Kyle Allen—Riavls.com and 247Sports.com No. 1 quarterback prospect in the Class of 2014 … played for Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona … his senior season he completed 186 of 272 passes for 2,535 yards and 29 touchdowns against 10 interceptions … for his career he compiled 542 completions on 814 attempts (.666) for 8,201 yards and 86 touchdowns against 32 interceptions.
Jermaine Eluemunor—One of the most highly recruited Junior College offensive line prospects in the country … Eluemunor, a native of London, England, chose the Aggies over Alabama, Arkansas, Ohio State and UCLA among other offers … Eluemunor played the past two seasons at Lackawanna CC in Scranton (PA) … versatile player could play several positions along the offensive front.
Avery Gennesy—a 2011 All-State selection for Southaven High School in Mississippi and played in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game … played the past two seasons at East Mississippi Community College where he was the starting left tackle... under head coach Buddy Stephens, the squad finished 20-2 the past two seasons and claimed the NJCAA National Championship this past season … the offense averaged 62.3 points per game and set a school record with 7,327 yards … Gennesy was named first-team NJCAA All-American as well as All-Region honor and was honored as the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges North Division Offensive Line MVP ... another young man with versatility and could play several different positions along the front.
JJ Gustafson— played at Jesuit High School in Dallas and was credited with 45 knockdowns and only allowed one sack playing along the offensive front in 2012 … a first-team, All-District performer who also earned 5A All-State honorable mention honors in 2012.
Josh Reynolds— earned second-team All-Conference honors for Tyler this past season with 39 receptions for 718 yards and 11 touchdowns to lead Tyler … was a full qualifier coming out of Jay High School in San Antonio and chose to attend Tyler JC … he will be classified as a sophomore with four years to play three.