November 11, 2009

A&M signs class of big men in 2010 recruiting clas

Texas A&M has had its class of 2010 recruiting class wrapped up for weeks now, but Wednesday it became official as the Aggies signed four prospects in the class on the first day of the early signing period.

And in a change of pace, the Aggies under head coach Mark Turgeon signed a class heavy in homegrown Texas talent. A&M received Letters-of-Intent from Houston Bellaire forward Tobi Oyedeji, Dripping Springs forward Daniel Alexander and DeSoto center Keith Davis to go along with the re-signing of Humble Christian Life forward Kourtney Roberson.

"Three in-state guys, actually Kourtney is going to school in Texas which technically makes it four in-state guys for us which we have worked very hard on in recruiting and we just feel good about it," Turgeon said.

Roberson's story has been an interesting one after first committing and signing with A&M in the class of 2009, but the 6-foot-9, 245-pounder didn't qualify academically. The Aggies help place the No. 131 player in the 2009 Rivals150 at Christian Life, which is a prep school, after finishing his career at Arcadia (LA) High School.

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