COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Eight football standouts have signed National Letters of Intent with Texas A&M on the first day of the Early Signing Period and will join the Aggies for the 2018 season, head coach Jimbo Fisher announced on Wednesday.

Joining the Aggies for the 2018 season were Colten Blanton (Cypress, Texas), Caleb Chapman (Friendswood, Texas), Luke Matthews (Missouri City, Texas), Jordan Moore (Yoakum, Texas), Montel Parker (Dickinson, Texas), Seth Small (Katy, Texas), Jace Sternberger (Kingfisher, Okla., via Northeastern Oklahoma A&M) and Max Wright (Katy, Texas).

Texas A&M Day 1 Early Signees (As of 5:15 p.m.)

Signee Position, Hometown (High School / Previous School)

Colten Blanton Offensive Lineman Cypress, Texas (Cypress Ranch)

Caleb Chapman Wide Receiver Friendswood, Texas (Clear Brook)

Luke Matthews Offensive Lineman Missouri City, Texas (Elkins)

Jordan Moore Cornerback Yoakum, Texas (Yoakum)

Montel Parker Wide Receiver Dickinson, Texas (Dickinson)

Seth Small Placekicker Katy, Texas (Katy)

Jace Sternberger Tight End Kingfisher, Oklahoma (Kingfisher / Northeastern Oklahoma A&M CC)

Max Wright Defensive End Katy, Texas (Katy Taylor)

Colten Blanton

Offensive Lineman – Cypress, Texas (Cypress Ranch)

Listed as a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and 247sports.com, listed as a three-star prospect by ESPN … named to Dave Campbell’s Magazine Preseason Super Team … named to Dave Campbell’s Magazine Postseason Tops in Texas First Team … named a Houston Touchdown Club Public School Offensive Player of the Year finalist … consensus top-50 player in the state of Texas for the Class of 2018, rated as high as the No. 15 offensive tackle in the country by espn.com …played for Cy Ranch High School in Cypress, Texas … earned a U.S. Army All-American Game invitation … chose Texas A&M over offers from Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio State and Oklahoma.

Caleb Chapman

Wide Receiver – Friendswood, Texas (Clear Brook)

Listed as a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and ESPN, listed as a three-star prospect by 247sports.com … named a Houston Touchdown Club Public School Offensive Player of the Year finalist … rated as a top-75 player in the state of Texas by all three services for the Class of 2018 … played for Clear Brook High School in Friendswood, Texas … finished his senior season with 43 catches for 626 yards and 17 receiving touchdowns … chose Texas A&M over offers from Colorado, Duke, Florida, Iowa State, Mississippi State, Missouri, Oregon and West Virginia.

Luke Matthews

Offensive Lineman – Missouri City, Texas (Elkins)

Listed as a four-star prospect by 247sports.com, Rivals.com and ESPN … named to Dave Campbell’s Magazine Preseason Super Team … named to Dave Campbell’s Magazine Postseason Tops in Texas First Team … named a Houston Touchdown Club Public School Offensive Player of the Year finalist … rated as a top-50 player in the state of Texas and as a top-20 player at his position nationally by all three services … played for Elkins High School in Missouri City, Texas … latest Matthews family member to sign with the Aggies, following brothers Kevin, Jake and Mike Matthews to don the Maroon & White … father, Bruce, was inducted in the NFL Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 2007 after a stellar 19-year career with the Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans … earned a U.S. Army All-American Game invitation … chose Texas A&M over interest from Florida State, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri and Texas.

Jordan Moore

Cornerback – Yoakum, Texas (Yoakum)

Listed as a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and ESPN and a three-star prospect by 247sports.com … named to Dave Campbell’s Magazine Preseason Super Second Team … rated as a top-50 player in the state of Texas and as a top-20 player at his position by all three services … played for Yoakum High School in Yoakum, Texas … chose Texas A&M over offers from Arkansas, Florida State, LSU, Mississippi State, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Texas.

Montel Parker

Wide Receiver – Dickinson, Texas (Dickinson)

Listed as a four-star prospect by 247sports.com and ESPN and a three-star prospect by Rivals.com … rated as a top-100 player in the state of Texas by all three services and as a top-75 player at his position by 247sports.com and ESPN… played for Dickinson High School in Dickinson, Texas … registered nine touchdowns as a senior, with three passing, four rushing and a pair of scores through the air, completed his prep career with 27 total touchdowns and 2,400 all-purpose yards … chose Texas A&M over offers from Mississippi State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and TCU.

Seth Small

Placekicker – Katy, Texas (Katy)

Listed as a three-star prospect by 247sports.com and ESPN … rated as a top kicker in the country by 247sports.com and third in the nation by ESPN… played for Katy High School in Katy, Texas … connected on a dozen field goals as a senior and went 68-for-70 on extra points in his final prep season, connected on a career-long 50 yard field goal as a junior … earned an Under Armour All-America Game invitation.

Jace Sternberger

Tight End – Kingfisher, Okla. (Northeastern Oklahoma A&M CC)

Listed as a three-star prospect by 247sports.com, Rivals.com and ESPN … rated as a top-25 junior college prospect by 247sports.com, listed as the No. 2 junior college tight end and number one junior college prospect in the state of Oklahoma, originally from Kingfisher, Okla. … played for Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in Miami, Oklahoma… registered 21 catches for 336 yards and six touchdowns at NEO.

Max Wright

Defensive End – Katy, Texas (Katy Taylor)

Listed as a four-star prospect by 247sports.com, Rivals.com and ESPN … named to Dave Campbell’s Magazine Preseason Super Team … named to Dave Campbell’s Magazine Postseason Tops in Texas First Team …rated as a top-15 player in the state of Texas by Rivals.com and 247sports.com and as a top-10 player nationally at his position by Rivals.com and 247sports.com … played for James E. Taylor High School in Katy, Texas … chose Texas A&M over offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Stanford, TCU and Texas.