Oklahoma State (8-4, Big 12) vs. Texas A&M (7-5, SEC), Dec. 27, 5:45 p.m. CT
Joe Burrow’s intention to give LSU fans one last memorable night in Tiger Stadium was as obvious as the name on the back of his jersey.
George Pickens scored Georgia’s only touchdown, Rodrigo Blankenship booted four field goals and the defense stymied Texas A&M, leading the No. 4 Bulldogs to a lackluster 19-13 victory over the 24th-ranked Aggies on Saturday.
Texas A&M has taken care of business in the last month and was feeling confident after a lopsided win over South Carolina on Saturday night.
When Texas A&M fell behind by a touchdown early on Saturday against UTSA, the Aggies needed something to get them going quickly.
After constantly talking to his team about the importance of playing complementary football, coach Jimbo Fisher was thrilled to see Texas A&M score touchdowns off each of Mississippi State's three turnovers in a win on Saturday.
Texas A&M defensive tackle Justin Madubuike needed less than five minutes to turn two game-changing plays Saturday night that lifted the Aggies to a 24-17 comeback win over Mississippi.
Quartney Davis caught two of the three touchdowns thrown by Kellen Mond, including the go-ahead score for No. 23 Texas A&M, and the Aggies held on to beat Arkansas 31-27 on Saturday.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Bo Nix threw a touchdown pass and JaTarvious Whitlow ran for a score as No. 8 Auburn built a big lead and withstood a late charge from Texas A&M to get a 28-20 win over the 17th-ranked Aggies on Saturday.
The Texas A&M fan base understood when Fisher took over that it could take some time for him to get the Aggies where they could compete with the SEC's elite. But in Year 2 of that huge contract, how they perform against Auburn could be a measuring stick for what to expect later this season against the cream of the crop.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Freshman Isaiah Spiller made sure there was no drop-off Saturday night in No. 16 Texas A&M's first game without Jashaun Corbin.
The Aggies look to get back on track after last week's loss to top-ranked Clemson when they host Lamar, an FCS team in the Southland Conference, before next week's SEC opener against No. 8 Auburn.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - No. 12 Texas A&M hasn't let go of its close loss to Clemson last year. The Aggies rallied from a 14-point deficit last season vs the Tigers in the final quarter and came within a two-point conversion from sending the game into overtime before losing 28-26. The defeat fueled No. 1 Clemson's run to the national championship. It also left Texas A&M angry and...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - With Texas A&M's date against No. 1 Clemson looming next week, it would have been easy for the Aggies to take 33½-point underdog Texas State lightly. After the 12th-ranked Aggies easily handled the Bobcats, coach Jimbo Fisher said he never worried about his team looking past its first opponent.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - The 12th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies insist they're not looking past 33 1/2-point underdog Texas State in Thursday's opener. Next up is top-ranked Clemson. "It doesn't matter what team you're playing, you should be preparing like you're playing an NFL team," quarterback Kellen Mond said. "I would never take this game lightly."
Texas Governor Greg Abbott says he supports efforts to bring back the rivalry football game between the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies.
The rivalry between Texas A&M and the University of Texas has gone dormant since Texas A&M joined the SEC, but there has been a push recently to bring back the annual football game between UT and Texas A&M.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - After Kellen Mond turned the ball over on Texas A&M's first two drives of the second half on Saturday against Mississippi, coach Jimbo Fisher thought about making a quarterback change. But after looking into Mond's eyes, something told him that he would bounce back. So, he stuck with him and the sophomore rebounded to lead the Aggies to four scoring...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Coach Jimbo Fisher has preached about the importance of explosive plays since he took over at Texas A&M. On Thursday night, Trayveon Williams gave his new coach exactly that when he ran 73 yards for a touchdown on the team's third offensive play to get things going in what ended as a 59-7 rout of Northwestern State in Fisher's debut at the school.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina coach Roy Williams hammers his team so much about rebounding that he has frequently quipped about the existence of an 11th commandment: thou shalt box out. "I think it's the most critical factor in the game, the way we play," Williams said.