Just when the 2022 recruitment cycle was coming to a close, he was a five-star defensive lineman Lipius OvertonHe announced his plans to reclassify and sign in the 2022 class.
On Friday, at the first inning of the GEICO National High School Basketball Tournament on ESPN2, Overton announced his pick, choosing Texas A&M over fellow finalists Georgia, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Oregon.
Milton’s (GA) lead was a strong contender for the nation’s best overall prospect in the 2023 class, and even in the 2022 class, he is a five-star and considered one of the best defenders in the country.
At 6 feet, 4.5 and 265 pounds, Overton delivers a unique blend of size, strength, agility and skill. A relentless playmaker in the trenches no matter his alignment, he has experience in everything from a two-point to four-wheeler and lining up both indoors and outdoors.
Overton’s decision follows his official visit to Texas A&M. He also made official visits to Oregon and Georgia. He had official visits scheduled to Oklahoma and Ohio in April, but canceled the trips.
Texas A&M has been a strong competitor throughout the hiring process. The family has strong ties to Texas A&M and College Station, and Overton has had a relationship with Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher since the sixth grade when he attended camp in Florida.
Texas A&M defensive line coaches Terry Price and Elijah Robinson led the recruiting effort at Texas A&M, and thanks to his commitment, Overton became the 30th member of the Texas A&M 2022 ranked No.
He is the eighth defensive lineman, and joins his fellow five-star TexAgs team Walter Nolen, Shemar Stewart, Gabriel Brownlow DendyAnd the Anthony Lucas. He is the ninth TexAgs five-star inductee in class with QB Conor Wegman, WR Evan Stewart, CB Denver Harris and S. Jacoby Matthews Join the line of defense.
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