Aggies Sign Twins, Six Others from DFW

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    Quarterback Jerrod Johnson #1 of Texas A&M.

    Texas A&M signed a pair of twins and six other local student-athletes on National Signing Day.

    A&M needed offensive linemen and found nearly a half-ton of them in North Texas. Garrett Gramling and Cedric Ogbuehi join up with Luke Joeckel -- ranked No. 5 nationally among offensive tackles and the No. 39-ranked player overall, according to Rivals.com.

    As if that wasn't enough, Joeckel's twin brother Matt (ranked No. 29 among pro-style QBs nationally) is also headed to College Station to play quarterback for the Aggies.

    The Aggies also came away with running back Ben Malena. Malena missed a few games due to injury in 2009 but still managed to tally nearly 4,000 yards on the ground in his three years at Cedar Hill.  Malena is ranked No. 25 in the country for running backs, according to Rivals.com.

    Head coach Mike Sherman also secured local defensive standouts Damontre Moore and Domonique Patterson.

    Football signees announced Wednesday by Texas A&M, with name, position, height, weight, school and hometown:

    Nate Askew, wr, 6-4, 213, Madison HS, San Antonio
    Garrett Gramling, ol, 6-6, 325, Ryan HS, Denton, Texas
    Nehemiah Hicks, ath, 6-4, 235, Hutto (Texas) HS
    Clay Honeycutt, qb, 6-2, 185, Dickinson (Texas) HS
    Toney Hurd Jr., cb, 5-9, 184, Marshall HS, Missouri City, Texas
    Brandon Jackson, dl, 6-4, 252, Evangel Christian HS, Shreveport, La.
    Luke Joeckel, ol, 6-6, 280, Arlington (Texas) HS
    Matt Joeckel, qb, 6-4, 220, Arlington (Texas) HS
    D.J. Jones, rb, 5-11, 183, Denison (Texas) HS
    Mister Jones, rb, 6-2, 205, Littleton (Colo.) HS
    Malcome Kennedy, wr, 6-0, 195, Cayuga (Texas) HS
    Shep Klinke, ol, 6-7, 290, Katy (Texas) HS
    Ben Malena, rb, 5-10, 200, Cedar Hill (Texas) HS
    Jonathan Mathis, dt, 6-3, 292, Blinn College
    Jake Mathews, ol, 6-5, 285, Elkins HS, Missouri City, Texas
    Tramone Mickens, cb, 5-11, 170, Lincoln HS, Dallas
    Damontre Moore, de, 6-6, 225, Rowlett (Texas) HS
    Cedric Ogbuehi, ol, 6-5, 270, Allen (Texas) HS
    Domonique Paterson, lb, 6-0, 210, Skyline HS, Dallas
    Ivan Robinson, dl, 6-4, 252, South Beauregard HS, Longville, La.
    Jameill Showers, qb, 6-1, 200, Shoemaker HS, Killeen, Texas
    Gavin Stansbury, de, 6-3, 235, Franklin (La.) HS
    LeKendrick Williams, ath, 5-9, 175, Sharpstown HS, Houston