Aggies stepping up Louisiana recruiting 

October, 11, 2012
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- When Texas A&M travels Saturday to Shreveport, La., to take on Louisiana Tech, it will be a homecoming for Aggies linebacker Jonathan Stewart, a Shreveport native.

For eight other players on the Aggies' roster it will be a return to their home state. All nine Aggies that hail from Louisiana have seen the field this season, and four of them -- Stewart, cornerback Deshazor Everett, center Patrick Lewis and defensive end Julien Obioha -- are starters.

Speedy Noil
David Helman/ESPN.comSpeedy Noil is among five Louisiana natives Texas A&M has offered for the Class of 2014.
There's definitely a Louisiana presence on the team. Lewis dubs the group "Louisianimals."

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