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San Diego State Football: Aztecs land 3-star Texas quarterback Ryan Agnew for 2015

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Rocky Long adds another quarterback to his 2015 mix, just like he said he would.

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The San Diego State Aztecs just received a verbal commitment from 3-star quarterback Ryan Agnew for 2014, according to Aztec Sports Report (subscription required).

At a recent press conference, Rocky Long told reporters the quarterback position would be a priority recruiting item for this team moving into next season.

"I think we have an excellent team coming back. What we need to do is find a quarterback," he said. "If we find a quarterback, we're going to be a really good football team. There's not a clear front-runner that's here right now, and we're looking for one more to compete, which means a junior college guy."

Agnew, 6-foot-1 and 180 pounds, isn't from junior college. He's a dual-threat quarterback from Carroll High School -- the No. 4 team in Texas and the No. 23 team in the country. This season Agnew completed 208-309 passes for 2,777 yards, 18 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. His junior season was even more impressive: 236-316 for 3,148 yards, 31 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He also ran the ball 175 times for 1,252 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Agnew was a spread quarterback in high school, and Long has been hesitant to shift his offense from the pro style to the spread style. But at a Dec. 3 press conference, he said he may consider shifting styles depending on the talent he recruits.

"As a head coach, you can only see a kid one time throughout the whole recruiting process," he said. "So there are a lot of times all the coaches are on the road and I'm sitting in the office all by myself, which gives me a whole lot of time to overthink things and decide which way we're going on offense."

Rivals.com gives Agnew three stars, 247sports.com gives him three stars and ranks him the No. 47 dual-threat quarterback in the country, ESPN.com gives him three stars and ranks him the No. 50 dual-threat quarterback in his class, and Scout.com gives him two stars.

Agnew also has offers from Arkansas State, Connecticut, Houston, Navy, Stephen F. Austin and UNLV.

If Agnew ultimately signs with SDSU, the Aztecs will have four quarterbacks on the 2015 roster: sophomores Nick Bawden and Christian Chapman, Oregon transfer Jake Rodrigues and Agnew.

Here are some of his highlights, courtesy of MaxPreps.