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Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Focus on '14: Cornerbacks

By Sam Khan Jr.

GigEmNation is taking a weekly position-by-position look at the 2014 recruiting class as it relates to Texas A&M, whom the Aggies are targeting, as well as 2013 commits and who on the roster will graduate. Today, we begin with the cornerback position.

2013 commits: Noel Ellis, New Orleans Edna Karr; Tavares Garner, Manvel (Texas) High School

Cornerbacks who'll graduate: Dustin Harris

Cedric Collins
Cornerback Cedric Collins (Dallas/Skyline) is the Aggies' only commitment of the class of 2014.
2014 targets:

Tony Brown, Beaumont (Texas) Ozen: The ESPN Watch List member is one of the most coveted secondary prospects in the state in the Class of 2014. He has an A&M offer but also has been offered by 19 other programs, including Alabama, LSU, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Texas. He's expected to visit Aggieland for the LSU game.

Cedric Collins, Dallas Skyline: Collins, also an ESPN Watch List member, is already committed to Texas A&M. He's the Aggies' first commitment of the class.

Chris Hardeman, Houston Alief Taylor: Hardeman, another ESPN Watch List member, is committed to LSU. He was offered by Texas A&M before committing to LSU this summer. He did make an unofficial visit for the Texas A&M-Florida game with two teammates, A&M 2013 commit Jonathan Wiggins and USC commit Torrodney Prevot.

Ed Paris, Arlington (Texas) Timberview: Paris, also an ESPN Watch List member, has 22 offers, including one from Texas A&M. He saw the Aggies when they traveled to Dallas to play SMU, and he could be among the visitors for Texas A&M-LSU on Oct. 20.

Nick Watkins, Dallas Bishop Dunne: Watkins is the teammate of 2013 A&M offensive tackle commit Ishmael Wilson. Watkins, an ESPN Watch List member, has 14 offers, including A&M, Alabama, LSU, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Texas.