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10 key players every Texas A&M fan needs to know

10 key players every Texas A&M fan needs to know

Here is a look at the 10 key players for Texas A&M football this season:Whoever starts at QBNotable: Either of the three candidates -- or even dark horse Connor Blumrick -- should have their hands full in 2017. Christian Kirk is the only accomplished receiver returning, and A&M’s two best offensive lineman departed after 2016. The long-term stability problem needs fixing, as this offseason marked the fifth time in six years the Aggies endured a lengthy quarterback competition.Jarrett Johnson Senior DE/6-foot-3, 260 pounds 2016 stats: 4.5 sacks in 12 games Notable: The departures of Myles...
A&M, Texas make Sports Illustrated's Top 25 list; Oklahoma State, Oklahoma crack top 10

A&M, Texas make Sports Illustrated's Top 25 list; Oklahoma State, Oklahoma crack top 10

Texas over Texas A&M? Oklahoma State over Oklahoma?According to Sports Illustrated, that is the case. The magazine released its list of top 25 college football teams on Wednesday and pegged the Longhorns over the Aggies and the Cowboys over the Sooners.Oklahoma State, led by senior quarterback Mason Rudolph and senior wide receiver James Washington, is ranked fourth. Oklahoma is ranked sixth.Texas, despite three consecutive losing seasons, checks in at No. 23. A&M, which has been left off most preseason polls, is 25th.Everyone, as is usually the case, trails No. 1 Alabama.With first-year...

Aggies’ new strength coach addresses role in trying to improve on 8-5

Sumlin has said time and again it was a tough decision to let longtime strength coach Larry Jackson go, but that something had to be done to remedy what's happened in November. Hocke was asked about his heavy and heady role of improving on 8-5 this season, in his first year at A&M.
How Texas A&M, Texas are 'redefining' the borders of in-state football recruiting

How Texas A&M, Texas are 'redefining' the borders of in-state football recruiting

The cold war between Texas and Texas A&M's football teams seems continues to fill the space in the offseason, with both sides stockpiling several of the state's top recruits.On Tuesday, Texas landed senior tight end Malcolm Epps, a 4-star recruit out of Spring Dekaney. The addition comes two days after Richland senior linebacker DaShaun White, a 4-star prospect out of Richland, committed to A&M.So far in the 2018 recruiting cycle, the Longhorns and the Aggies have combined to add 15 of the state's top 30 prospects in 247Sports' composite ranking. Texas has the No. 2 class in the country,...
The Eagle Aug 8, 2017
Led by deep, talented secondary, Texas A&M defense could surprise in 2017

Led by deep, talented secondary, Texas A&M defense could surprise in 2017

Texas A&M’s defense ended last season with free safety Armani Watts and cornerback Priest Willis watching on the sidelines as the Aggies lost 33-28 to Kansas State in the Texas Bowl.
No matter who wins A&M's QB battle, expect to see a lot of these two running backs this fall

No matter who wins A&M's QB battle, expect to see a lot of these two running backs this fall

Sometime this offseason, Texas A&M offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone pulled sophomore running back Trayveon Williams into his office for a quick chat.The conversation consisted of a heads-up for one of the SEC's top returning backs. Mazzone told Williams that he and senior running back Keith Ford, should expect to be carrying the ball a lot more this season.Last season, Williams and Ford rushed for 1,083 yards and 781 yards, respectively, which was 28 percent of A&M's offense. No matter who wins the three-way quarterback battle during the preseason, Ford and Williams could be the focal point...
No matter who wins Texas A&M's QB battle, expect to see a lot of these two RBs this fall

No matter who wins Texas A&M's QB battle, expect to see a lot of these two RBs this fall

Sometime this offseason, Texas A&M offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone pulled sophomore running back Trayveon Williams into his office for a quick chat.The conversation consisted of a heads-up for one of the SEC's top returning backs. Mazzone told Williams that he and senior running back Keith Ford should expect to be carrying the ball a lot more this season.Last season, Williams and Ford rushed for 1,083 yards and 781 yards, respectively, which was 28 percent of A&M's offense. No matter who wins the three-way quarterback battle during the preseason, Ford and Williams could be the focal point...
The Eagle Aug 7, 2017
Ready for round two: Running back Williams aims to improve on electric freshman season

Ready for round two: Running back Williams aims to improve on electric freshman season

The golden shoes Texas A&M running back Trayveon Williams is wearing in practice has nothing to do with last season, though it seemed he had the Midas touch every time he had the football.

Texas A&M’s Trayveon Williams: Running backs will ‘be leaned on more’

COLLEGE STATION – There's one good way to alleviate breaking in a new starting quarterback, and that's having a strong running game to lean on. That's why Texas A&M offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone told sophomore running back Trayveon Williams to expect more of the offensive load this season.
The Eagle Aug 6, 2017
Kirk aiming to take next step as receiver, grow into more vocal leader for Aggies

Kirk aiming to take next step as receiver, grow into more vocal leader for Aggies

Off the field, Christian Kirk has lived an unassuming existence during his two years at Texas A&M.

New receivers making early impression on Christian Kirk

Texas A&M receiver Christian Kirk went from a dynamic underclassman on last year's team to the unquestioned leader of this year's team.

Abundance of youth highlights Aggies' first day of practice

COLLEGE STATION – Twenty-nine new guys took the field for Texas A&M to kick off the Aggies' camp, although nine early enrollees among the group also took part in spring drills.

Aggies seek improvement from linebackers as training camp opens

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M defensive coordinator John Chavis's booming voice could be heard over the sound of a passing train on Friday night at the Coolidge practice fields.
The Eagle Aug 4, 2017
Sumlin hopes he has solution for Aggies' November woes

Sumlin hopes he has solution for Aggies' November woes

Kevin Sumlin spent part of his 53rd birthday with the media, certainly not on the Texas A&M football coach's list of greatest gifts. But being able to have an informal state-of-the-program press conference is high on Sumlin's wish list for…
Houston Chronical Aug 3, 2017

Uzoma Nwachukwu scores touchdown for Cowboys in HOF Game

Former Aggies wideout Uzoma "E.Z." Nwachukwu scored a touchdown for the Cowboys in the team's 20-18 win against the Cardinals on Thursday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.

Aggies Player News

  • Myles Garrett

    Myles Garrett

    Texas A&M turns to group to replace Garrett as season looms

  • Christian Kirk

    Christian Kirk

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  • Trayveon Williams

    Trayveon Williams

    No matter who wins Texas A&M's QB battle, expect to see a lot of these two RBs this fall

  • Armani Watts

    Armani Watts

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  • Keith Ford

    Keith Ford

    No matter who wins Texas A&M's QB battle, expect to see a lot of these two RBs this fall

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