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ESPN 150 OLB Hollins still a wanted man 

October, 30, 2012
MISSOURI CITY, Texas -- When asked what to make of his senior season so far, one in which his team is undefeated, he has dominated on the field and colleges from all over the country have continued to recruit him, Deon Hollins Jr. could think of just one word.

"Perfect," he said.

It's not a bad way to put it.

Healthy Jonathan Wiggins ready to roll 

August, 29, 2012
Jonathan WigginsSam Khan Jr./ESPN.comTexas A&M commitment Jonathan Wiggins is looking forward to the upcoming season and to being an Aggie, as he is solid to Texas A&M.
HOUSTON -- Injuries haven't been kind to safety Jonathan Wiggins (Houston/Alief Taylor).

He missed significant time in 2011 with a foot injury and missed spring football with a high ankle sprain. But the 6-foot-2, 195-pound Wiggins has been working this summer to prepare for the fall grind.

"I've just been working on getting back to 100 percent," Wiggins said after a recent practice with his team. "Just bonding with my team and getting all that team chemistry back."

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WR Jeremy Tabuyo commits to A&M

July, 24, 2012
Jeremy TabuyoTom HauckSt. Louis (Honolulu) wide receiver Jeremy Tabuyo also had scholarship offers from Kansas, Wyoming, Utah, Hawaii and was heavily courted by a number of Pac 12 programs before committing to A&M Tuesday evening.

During SEC media days, Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin spoke of the Aggies expanding their recruiting nationally.

On Tuesday, they stretched that footprint out about as far west as possible, reaching into Hawaii to score their latest commitment.

The Aggies got a commitment from Honolulu/St. Louis receiver Jeremy Tabuyo on Tuesday, their second commitment in as many days.

"I'm very excited," Tabuyo said. "It's a relief. Now I can just focus on my senior season and not worry about what school I want to go to."

Tabuyo, who is 5-foot-11, 182 pounds, runs the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds. That speed will fit the Aggies' new Air Raid offense, which is designed to get the ball to receivers quickly to let them make plays. Tabuyo said the offense that coach Kevin Sumlin and offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury orchestrated at Houston had an impact on his decision.

"It caught my eye to see that they've had three receivers have 1,000-yard seasons (in one year)," said Tabuyo, who was recruited by receivers coach David Beaty. "It played a huge role."

Tabuyo had offers from Utah, Hawaii, Kansas and Wyoming. He was receiving interest from Oregon and Oregon State as well and had attended camps at each of those two campuses.

Even if those schools came calling with offers, Tabuyo said he's firm to the Aggies.

"It wouldn't effect my decision," Tabuyo said. "I made a commitment to the coaches and I'll stay true to the coaches."


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