Texas A&M sits as the last major regular-season obstacle for No. 1 Alabama as it marches towards a potential second consecutive BCS title game. The two programs meet for the first time since 1988 on at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday.
Alabama, which is coming off an emotional 21-17 win at LSU last Saturday, are listed as 13.5-point favorites over the dangerous Aggies in this week’s college football odds. Texas A&M brings in a record of 7-2, which looks especially good when you consider its two losses this year were to Florida and LSU by a combined eight points. Additionally, Texas A&M is a perfect 5-0 on the road this season.
Head coach Nick Saban’s first priority this week has been getting his players past the LSU win and focused on the Aggies. That’s been a point of strength for Alabama during the Saban era and it is paramount the Crimson Tide continue that this week with a quality-team like the Aggies itching for the upset.
Texas A&M features one of the league’s ...