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Another day, another transfer. 

Texas A&M football officially landed the commitment of former Boston College offensive lineman Finn Dirstine Wednesday. A graduate transfer, Dirstine will have one year of eligibility remaining with the Aggies. 

A 6-5 320-pound lineman that saw most of his success inside at guard, Dirstine started the first four games at right guard before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury that required surgery. He elected to enter the transfer portal following spring practice. 

Prior to the 2022 season, Dirstine played 10 games between 2018-2021. He only saw action at guard but played both sides of the offensive line, making him versatile enough to provide value as a depth piece in 2023. 

The Aggies should be content with their starting five offensive linemen barring injury. Sophomore Kam Dewberry impressed in the final four games of the regular season and likely will command the left guard spot this fall. Layden Robinson, a two-year starter at right guard, elected to return for his senior season after A&M finished 5-7 in 2022. 

Before committing to A&M, Dirstine visited UAB and Appalachian State and had an unofficial trip to UMass. His arrival now gives the Aggies a veteran presence inside and more proven depth in a position of need. 

A&M coach Jimbo Fisher mentioned during a dinner event at the Brazos County A&M Club Tuesday night that the Aggies would continue to evaluate the roster and add names via the portal throughout the summer. 

“The roster is going to keep changing all the way until probably camp because you can still sign guys,” Fisher said. “Could it be set? Yes. Could it be exactly where it is today? Yes. Could it be changed tomorrow? Yes. I mean, there is nobody leaving, but you could still have guys added to what you do.”

Fisher also considered the offensive line to be an area of strength under second-year offensive line coach Steve Addazio. Addazio recruited Dirstine while serving as the Eagles' head coach from 2013-19. 

With Dirstine's commitment, the Aggies have landed nine players from the transfer portal since their season finale win over No. 5 LSU. Other new faces include defensive backs Sam McCall (Florida State), Tony Grimes (North Carolina), and Joshua DeBerry (Boston College), linebacker Jurriente Davis (Jackson State), running back David Bailey (Boston College), fullback Jerry Johnson III (Rice), quarterback Jaylen Henderson (Fresno State), and receiver Jahdae Walker (Grand Valley State). 

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