Texas A&M’s move to SEC is paying off with its recruiting efforts in Georgia.
The Aggies landed another big-time talent when Tommy Sanders committed to them on Tuesday night.
The 6-foot-2, 220-pound linebacker is from Crisp County High School and played the last two seasons at Butler junior college in Kansas. He is ranked as a 4-star recruit by ESPN.
Sanders picked Texas A&M over runner-up Ohio State, while also considering offers from South Carolina and Mississippi State.
“Playing in the SEC, coming from the South, that was a goal for me,” Sanders told the AJC. “Texas A&M had been recruiting me for a while, I’ve got a good relationship with the coaches, and there’s a good chance for me to come in and be a leader on that defense.”
Coming out of high school, Sanders committed to Central Florida but never enrolled because of NCAA Clearinghouse issues.
After having his NCAA appeal denied, Sanders finally decided to attend a junior