Texas A&M Football 2018 December signing class breakdown

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Jimbo Fisher and his Texas A&M football coaching staff signed 22 players to form the programs 2019 recruiting class. Eight are expected to enroll in class this spring.

Fisher hopes to announce one more signing before the early signing period ends on Friday and then see three more sign during the February signing period.

According to 24/7 Sports the Texas A&M December Recruiting Class ranks 3rd nationally right behind Alabama and Georgia.

2018 Texas A&M December Signees:

ELIJAH BLADES
POSITION Defensive Back
HEIGHT 6-2
WEIGHT 180
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Pasadena, Calif.
HIGH SCHOOL Arizona Western College

Coached by Tom Minnick at Arizona Western Community College
• Made nine pass breakups to go along with a fumble recovery, a blocked kick and two interceptions in two seasons
• Averaged 63.5 yards per kick return as a sophomore at Arizona Western

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 4 JUCO nationally, No. 1 JUCO cornerback, No. 1 JUCO in California
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 5 JUCO nationally
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 2 JUCO nationally, No. 1 JUCO cornerback
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KE'SHUN BROWN
POSITION Linebacker
HEIGHT 6-1
WEIGHT 229
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Montgomery, Ala.
HIGH SCHOOL Carver

Coached by Joe Willis at Colleyville Heritage High School
• Finished with 62 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, four sacks, two interceptions and defensive touchdown in 2018

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 353 nationally, No. 22 inside linebacker, No. 13 in Alabama
Rivals -- 3 star, No. 25 inside linebacker, No. 24 in Alabama
ESPN -- 3 star, No. 33 outside linebacker, No. 232 Southeast region, No. 16 in Alabama
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KAM BROWN
POSITION Wide Receiver
HEIGHT 6-0
WEIGHT 176
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Colleyville, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Colleyville Heritage

Coached by Joe Willis at Colleyville Heritage High School
• Made 30 catches for 533 yards with seven touchdowns in 2018
• Finished with 147 receptions, 2,438 yards and 39 touchdowns through the air in high school

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 387 nationally, No. 52 wide receiver, No. 41 in Texas
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 203 nationally, No. 31 wide receiver, No. 25 in Texas
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 124 nationally, No. 16 wide receiver, No. 22 Midlands region, No. 19 in Texas
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ZACH CALZADA
POSITION Quarterback
HEIGHT 6-3
WEIGHT 195
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Buford, Ga.
HIGH SCHOOL Lanier

Coached by Korey Mobbs at Lanier High School
• Under Armor All-American
• Completed 122 of 240 pass attempts and 14 touchdowns as a senior. Was 238 for 467 through the air in his career for 3,429 yards and 29 touchdowns. Added 11 touchdowns on the ground in his career

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 482 nationally, No. 15 pro style quarterback, No. 46 in Georgia
Rivals -- 3 star, No. 22 pro style quarterback, No. 42 in Georgia
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 16 pocket passer quarterback, No. 176 Southeast region, No. 44 in Georgia
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BAYLOR CUPP
POSITION Tight End
HEIGHT 6-6
WEIGHT 240
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Brock, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Brock

Coached by Chad Worrell at Brock High School
• Under Armor All-American
• Named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Tops in Texas Second Team
• Made 20 catches for 492 yards with six touchdowns in 2018

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 20 nationally, No. 1 tight end, No. 2 in Texas
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 128 nationally, No. 2 tight end, No. 15 in Texas
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 95 nationally, No. 3 tight end, No. 19 Midlands region, No. 16 in Texas
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CADEN DAVIS
POSITION Placekicker
HEIGHT 6-2
WEIGHT 186
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Coppell, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Coppell

Coached by Michael DeWitt at Coppell High School
• As a junior, named AP All-State Honorable Mention and district special teams MVP
• Was 11-for-15 on field goals as a senior with a long of 57 yards. For his career was 41-for-56 on field goals and 146-for-150 on extra points

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 4 kicker, No. 280 in Texas
Rivals -- 3 star
ESPN -- 3 star, No. 6 kicker, No. 198 Midlands region, No. 148 in Texas
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KENYON GREEN
POSITION Offensive Line
HEIGHT 6-4
WEIGHT 328
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Humble, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Atascocita

Coached by Craig Stump at Atoscocita High School
• Under Armor All-American & Army All-American
• Named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Tops in Texas First Team
• Named the Houston area UIL Offensive Player of the Year by the Houston Touchdown Club
• Helped Atascocita High School average over 460 yards of offense per game and the third round of the playoffs

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 37 nationally, No. 6 offensive tackle, No. 6 in Texas
Rivals -- 5 star, No. 12 nationally, No. 3 offensive tackle, No. 2 in Texas
ESPN -- 5 star, No. 3 nationally, No. 3 offensive tackle, No. 1 Midlands region, No. 1 in Texas
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DERICK HUNTER
POSITION Defensive Line
HEIGHT 6-4
WEIGHT 285
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Fort Myers, Fla.
HIGH SCHOOL Dunbar

Coached by Sam Brown at DunbarHigh School
• Finished with 64 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, four sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 2018

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 312 nationally, No. 22 strongside defensive end, No. 29 in Florida
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 34 strongside defensive end, No. 41 in Florida
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 259 nationally, No. 18 defensive tackle, No. 133 Southeast region, No. 42 in Florida
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KENYON JACKSON
POSITION Wide Receiver
HEIGHT 6-6
WEIGHT 195
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Loganville, Ga.
HIGH SCHOOL Grayson

Coached by Christian Hunnicutt at Grayson High School
• Hauled in 32 receptions for 604 yards and nine touchdowns in 2018

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 107 wide receiver, No. 81 in Georgia
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 212 nationally, No. 32 wide receiver, No. 24 in Georgia
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 55 wide receiver, No. 188 Southeast region, No. 48 in Georgia
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ADARIOUS JONES
POSITION Defensive Line
HEIGHT 6-4
WEIGHT 287
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Virginia Beach, Va.
HIGH SCHOOL Bishop Sullivan Catholic

Coached by Chris Scott at Bishop Sullivan High School
• Helped Bishop Catholic to a 5-3 record including a four game win streak to close the season

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 47 defensive tackle, No. 16 in Virginia
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 20 defensive tackle, No. 7 in Virginia
ESPN -- 3 star, No. 49 defensive tackle, No. 71 East region, No. 15 in Virginia
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CHASE LANE
POSITION Wide Receiver
HEIGHT 6-0
WEIGHT 185
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Houston, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Saint Pius X

Coached by Erik DeHaven at St. Pius X High School
• Named the Houston area Private High School Offensive Player of the Year finalist by the Houston Touchdown Club
• As a junior, named to AP All-State Second Team
• Made 76 catches for 1,349 yards with 12 touchdowns in 2018

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 141 wide receiver, No. 142 in Texas
Rivals -- 3 star, No. 77 wide receiver, No. 91 in Texas
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 217 nationally, No. 31 wide receiver, No. 40 Midlands region, No. 32 in Texas
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DEMARVIN LEAL
POSITION Defensive Line
HEIGHT 6-4
WEIGHT 285
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN San Antonio, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Judson

Coached by Sean McAuliffe at Judson High School
• Army All-American
• Named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Tops in Texas First Team
• As a junior, named to AP All-State Second Team
• Tallied 83 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 13 quarterback hits, six sacks, six pass breakups, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and a blocked punt in 2018

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 24 nationally, No. 3 defensive tackle, No. 4 in Texas
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 38 nationally, No. 3 defensive tackle, No. 7 in Texas
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 64 nationally, No. 9 defensive tackle, No. 12 Midlands region, No. 10 in Texas
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TARIAN LEE, JR.
POSITION Linebacker
HEIGHT 6-2
WEIGHT 217
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Tallahassee, Fla.
HIGH SCHOOL Godby

Coached by Corey Fuller at Godby High School
• Under Armor All-American
• Finished with 69 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, two pass breakups, one sack, one forced fumble, one interception and a defensive touchdown in 2018.247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 550 nationally, No. 34 outside linebacker, No. 59 in Florida

Rivals -- 3 star
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 31 outside linebacker, No. 187 Southeast region, No. 57 in Florida
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R.J. OREBO
POSITION Linebacker
HEIGHT 6-7
WEIGHT 235
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Dayton, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Dayton

Coached by Jeff Nations at Dayton High School
• Had his biggest performance of 2018 against Crosby High School finishing with a team-high four sacks and multiple tackles for loss

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 88 outside linebacker, No. 155 in Texas
Rivals -- 3 star
ESPN -- 3 star, No. 77 outside linebacker, No. 86 Midlands region, No. 141 in Texas
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LAYDEN ROBINSON
POSITION Offensive Line
HEIGHT 6-4
WEIGHT 314
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Manvel, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Manvel

Coached by Kevin Hall at Manvel High School
• Unanimous selection to the first-team 11-5A All-District team
• Voted to the high school All-Star Game three times
• Named the Houston area UIL Offensive Player of the Year finalist by the Houston Touchdown Club

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 457 nationally, No. 4 center, No. 44 in Texas
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 4 center, No. 54 in Texas
ESPN -- 3 star, No. 28 offensive guard, No. 105 Midlands region, No. 76 in Texas
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ISAIAH SPILLER
POSITION Running Back
HEIGHT 6-1
WEIGHT 213
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Spring, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Klein Collins

Coached by Adrian Mitchell at Klein Collins High School
• Under Armor All-American. Named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Tops in Texas First Team. Named the 2017 & 2018 15-6A Offensive MVP
• Named the Houston area UIL Offensive Player of the Year finalist by the Houston Touchdown Club
• Capped off a stellar prep career with 1,493 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, recorded 3,587 yards from scrimmage and 53 touchdowns

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 569 nationally, No. 7 all-purpose back, No. 65 in Texas
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 138 nationally, No. 8 running back, No. 18 in Texas
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 90 nationally, No. 5 running back, No. 15 Midlands region, No. 13 in Texas
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BLAKE TRAINOR
POSITION Offensive Line
HEIGHT 6-7
WEIGHT 330
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Hallsville, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Hallsville

Coached by Joe Dreenon at Hallsville High School
• Named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Tops in Texas Second Team

247 Sports -- 3 star, No. 104 offensive tackle, No. 163 in Texas
Rivals -- 3 star, No. 59 offensive tackle, No. 78 in Texas
ESPN -- 3 star, No. 52 offensive tackle, No. 96 Midlands region, No. 71 in Texas
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ANDRE WHITE, JR.
POSITION Linebacker
HEIGHT 6-3
WEIGHT 224
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Harrisburg, Pa.
HIGH SCHOOL Harrisburg

Coached by Calvin Everett at Dekaney High School
• Finished season with 132 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, three sacks and one pass break up in 2018
• Served up possibly his best performance in the playoffs, recording 20 tackles in a single game

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 210 nationally, No. 14 inside linebacker, No. 2 in Pennsylvania
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 224 nationally, No. 12 outside linebacker, No. 2 in Pennsylvania
ESPN -- 3 star, No. 52 outside linebacker, No. 74 East region, No. 11 in Pennsylvania
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BRIAN WILLIAMS
POSITION Safety
HEIGHT 6-1
WEIGHT 211
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Dallas, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Bishop Dunne

Coached by Michael Johnson at Bishop Dunne High School
• Under Armor All-American
• Named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Tops in Texas First Team
• Named USA TODAY High School Sports Texas Defensive Player of the Year and First Team safety in 2017, was the only junior named to the First Team

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 131 nationally, No. 11 safety, No. 20 in Texas
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 56 nationally, No. 3 safety, No. 8 in Texas
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 29 nationally, No. 2 safety, No. 6 Midlands region, No. 5 in Texas
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DYLAN WRIGHT
POSITION Wide Receiver
HEIGHT 6-4
WEIGHT 215
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Mesquite, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL West Mesquite

Coached by Jeff Neill at West Mesquite High School
• Under Armor All-American
• Named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Tops in Texas Second Team

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 71 nationally, No. 12 wide receiver, No. 12 in Texas
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 137 nationally, No. 17 wide receiver, No. 17 in Texas
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 120 nationally, No. 15 wide receiver, No. 21 Midlands region, No. 18 in Texas
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ERICK YOUNG
POSITION Defensive Back
HEIGHT 6-1
WEIGHT 208
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Richmond, Texas
HIGH SCHOOL Fort Bend Bush

Coached by Allen Aldridge at Fort Bend Bush High School
• Under Armor All-American
• Named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Tops in Texas First Team

247 Sports -- 4 star, No. 195 nationally, No. 20 cornerback, No. 24 in Texas
Rivals -- 4 star, No. 29 nationally, No. 5 cornerback, No. 4 in Texas
ESPN -- 4 star, No. 85 nationally, No. 9 cornerback, No. 13 Midlands region, No. 11 in Texas