Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/16/12
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- 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 Aubur...
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