Current and future: Defensive ends 

August, 7, 2012
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As the 2012 season approaches, GigEmNation will take a look at where the Aggies stand currently and in the future at each position group. Today, we glance at the defensive ends.

[+] EnlargeTexas A&M's Damontre Moore
Thomas Campbell/US PRESSWIRETexas A&M's Damontre Moore is making tthe switch to defensive end from linebacker.
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On the depth chart: Brandon Alexander, Damontre Moore, Spencer Nealy, Caleb Russell, Gavin Stansbury
Moore, a 6-foot-4, 250-pound junior, moves to defensive end after spending last year at linebacker where he was fourth on the team with 72 tackles in 12 games (10 starts). He led the Aggies in tackles for loss (17.5) and had a team second-best 8.5 sacks. Nealy, a 6-5, 277-pound senior, starts camp as the other starting defensive end and earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors a year ago with 45 tackles and eight tackles for loss. He moved into the starting lineup after Jonathan Mathis went down with an injury. Stansbury, a redshirt sophomore, played in all 13 games last year and recorded 3.5 tackles for loss and a sack while coming off the bench. Russell, a senior, had three starts and also appeared in all 13 games, recording 27 tackles. Alexander, a highly-touted recruit out of Brenham, Texas/Brenham, missed some time because of an injury last season and appeared in four games, recording 12 tackles and 1.5 for loss.

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