Report: 4-star prospect Barton Clement, a top-10 OG, commits to Texas A&M

Barton Clement

Four-star offensive guard Barton Clement has committed to Texas A&M.

Gigem247 reports that Clement announced his decision Sunday at the Aggies’ recruiting barbecue.

Clement, from Missouri City (Texas) Fort Bend Marshall, chose Texas A&M over Auburn, Florida, Houston, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, TCU, Texas and UCLA.

Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin helped confirm Clement’s commitment by celebrating on Twitter like he does for all others who pledge to Texas A&M.

The 6-foot-2, 301-pound Clement received his Texas A&M offer on Feb. 28, 2016. His primary recruiter is running backs coach Clarence McKinney and his secondary recruiter is offensive line coach Jim Turner.

Clement gives Texas A&M its 12th commitment in the 2018 class. The Aggies’ class is ranked by 247Sports as ninth in the nation and third in the SEC.

According to 247Sports Composite, Clement is the No. 9 offensive guard in the nation and No. 30 prospect in Texas in his class.

Texas A&M also received a commitment from three-star outside linebacker Brian Johnson on Friday.

(You can follow Kevin Connell on Twitter @_KevinConnell)

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