Posted November 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
If Texas A&M needs a reason to illustrate why it can't take Sam Houston State lightly, the Aggies only need to look back to earlier this season. The scrappy Bearkats, last year's Championship Subdivision runner-up, led Baylor 20-10 at halftime before the Bears rallied for a 48-23 win. ''They're not going to be awestruck or anything when they come in here,'' Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said. The ninth-ranked Aggies (8-2) host Sam Houston State on Saturday, a week removed from a 29-24 victory over then-No. 1 Alabama. Hangover effect, coach? Letdown a possibility? ''We've got a lot to play for right now,'' Sumlin said. ''I met with the seniors (Sunday) and really had a great conversation with them. We've been through a stretch and they've got two more games in their career at Kyle Field.'' It is Texas A&M's first game at home since a loss to LSU on Oct. 20. Since then, the Aggies have reeled off wins at Southeastern Conference opponents Auburn and Mississippi State b...
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