Recruiting notes: Coveted Trinity DE picks A&M

One of the area's top uncommitted recruits came off the board over the weekend.

Euless Trinity four-star defensive end Polo Manukainiu committed to Texas A&M after a trip to College Station.

Dallas Skyline four-star receiver Thomas Johnson remains the top-ranked uncommitted recruit from the Metroplex.

Here's a look at other recent area recruiting news leading up to Wednesday's signing day, courtesy of Damon Sayles' Midlands Region recruiting blog:

Lake Highlands offensive tackle Chase Walling changed his commitment from North Texas to SMU.

North Forney athlete Stephen Buckley committed to Northwestern.

Mansfield defensive end Hassan Ridgeway confirmed his pledge to Texas despite taking a visit to Texas A&M over the weekend (via HornsNation's William Wilkerson).

DeSoto receiver Ridge Jones committed to New Mexico.

Dallas Skyline linebacker Nigel Roberston committed to Central Arkansas.