January 6, 2010

Aggies deep at WR heading into offseason

Two years ago when Mike Sherman took the helm at Texas A&M, the Aggies had one of, if not the worst group of wide receivers in the Big 12 conference. Now after a major infusion of youth the Aggies boast one of the top receiving units in the not just the Big 12, but the nation.

The Aggies return superstar-in-the-making Jeff Fuller after a year in which he missed four games and played sparingly in others after fracturing a bone in his left leg in the second game of the season, yet still led the Aggies in receiving touchdowns with seven. When healthy, Fuller is in the discussion for best receiver in the conference next season.

Backup quarterback Ryan Tannehill led the Aggies in receptions with 46, and should once again be one of quarterback Jerrod Johnson's top targets in 2010. True freshman Uzoma Nwachukwu will return after a stellar first season in which he led the Aggies in receiving yards with 708 and also had six touchdowns on 40 receptions. He has great speed and hands and gives A&M an explosive deep threat.

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