Texas A&M Aggies: juco

Scouting new LB commit Tommy Sanders 

December, 19, 2012
On Tuesday, GigEmNation took a glance at three junior college commitments in Texas A&M's 2013 class and how they might fit in when they arrive on campus.

Late Tuesday, the Aggies added a fourth junior college prospect in the form of Butler (Kan.) Community College linebacker Tommy Sanders, the 33rd-ranked prospect in the ESPN Junior College 100. Sanders committed to the Aggies on Tuesday and is expected to sign with Texas A&M on Wednesday.

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Aggies land four-star juco LB Sanders

December, 18, 2012
With just hours remaining before mid-year junior college transfers can sign a letter of intent, Texas A&M has landed a commitment from one of it's final remaining juco targets.

Butler (Kan.) Community College outside linebacker Tommy Sanders, the No. 33 player in the ESPN Junior College 100 and the top-rated linebacker, has given the Aggies his pledge, according to Butler assistant coach Keith Browning.

"Tommy will sign with Texas A&M per text message from him to me," Browning said.

Sanders, a 6-foot-2, 215-pound prospect, had offers from Baylor, Central Florida, Florida State, Kansas State, Mississippi State, Ohio State, South Carolina and South Florida in addition to the Aggies. He is the 34th commitment in the Aggies' 2013 class and the sixth linebacker.

In his 2012 season with Butler, Sanders recorded 70 tackles and led the team in both sacks (eight) and tackles for loss (20). He also picked off a pass and broke up 12 passes in his 12 games of action for the Grizzlies, who made it all the way to the Graphic Edge Bowl, the NJCAA's national title game.

Sanders will have two years of eligibility when he arrives at Texas A&M. He can sign a letter of intent with the Aggies on Wednesday. He is the ninth commitment in the Aggies' 2013 class who will enroll for the spring semester and the fourth junior-college commitment in the class.


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