Will Texas A&M Football Bring Back DL Lebbeus "LT" Overton?
Overton, a member of the record-setting 2022 recruiting class, was actually the top prospect in the 2023 class before reclassifying. He still landed as a five-star, though, becoming the fourth five-star defensive line signee of that year.
LT has seen playing time since stepping foot on campus, but hasn't been a stat-stuffer when he has been on the field. His versatility was often utilized by DJ Durkin in a similar fashion to Fadil Diggs, sometimes dropping back into coverage rather than just being a pure pass-rusher or run-stopper.
LT's potential is massive. He has prototypical measurables for a defensive lineman, and you can see his physical gifts flash when he plays—though perhaps less often than some had hoped and anticipated based off of his rating. It should be kept in mind, though, that this past year was the equivalent of his college freshman year due to his reclassification.
So, will Texas A&M football bring back LT? In my opinion, it would be wise for him to return, as Elko has been able to maximize the gifts of players far less skilled than LT. I believe Overton would thrive in Elko's system; that said, I am not bullish on his return. He, like several others on this list, appear to be casualties of Elijah Robinson's impending departure. If Overton does indeed leave the Aggies, I think he ends up at either Alabama or South Carolina, both of which he has already visited.