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Johnny Manziel and the high-flying Texas A&M Aggies head to Oxford, Miss., Saturday for the site of their biggest comeback last season.
Hopefully the Aggie defense makes the trip too.
A&M (4-1, 1-1 in the SEC) is coming off a bye week heading into the game against Ole Miss. Maybe that extra time off is just what the A&M defense needed because it's on a historic pace this season.
And not in a good way.
The Aggies rank 112th nationally in totally defense, allowing nearly 477 yards a game. That's a little better than Northern Illinois and not as good as Kent State. It's also not good considering there are only 123 teams playing FBS football.
In fact, the Aggies are on pace to set a school record in total defense. The 2008 team allowed 461.9 yards per game, but that's nearly 15 yards less than the ninth-ranked Aggies are allowing this season (476.8).
Suspensions and injuries haven't helped matters, but head coach Kevin Sumlin is confident his team i...
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There is no doubt about it, Johnny Manziel is the backbone of Texas A&M’s team. Struggling on the defensive front, fans worry that if Manziel goes down their season is over.
What would happen if Johnny Football couldn’t step on the field? We have seen it happen before. Football programs crumble due to their star player being benched, or even injured. He hasn’t been hurt...
Thomas B. Shea Texas A&M (4-1) and Ole Miss (3-2) face off this Saturday, October 12 in Oxford, Mississippi. I think this game will be Texas A&M’s true test in the SEC. While you may think, wouldn’t that be better saved for a game against No.1 or No.2? I think not. This game will be insane. Both TAMU and Ole Miss run a hurry up offense. Ole Miss inadvertently prepares...
This will certainly get the the ‘pay the players’ crowd chirping again. The Texas A&M Aggies are getting rid of the natural grass surface at Kyle Field to make way for the more popular field turf that many other college…Read more →
The Aggies are coming to Oxford this weekend, so naturally people are expecting Johnny Manziel to come enjoy the local partying scene. But one sorority, Delta Gamma, has already left a non-invitation for Johnny — they aren’t interested, at least in getting his autograph:
@ClayTravisBGID may not want JFF’s autograph but they’d cozy up to him if he was dressed like Scooby...
Ole Miss chasing down Johnny Manziel in 2012. Photo: Corpus Christi Caller.
In his first season as head football coach of Ole Miss Hugh Freeze saw his team lose to Texas A&M 30-27 in its first year in the SEC. This was a month or so before Texas A&M's starting quarterback Johnny Manziel exploded onto the national scene by leading the Aggies to an upset victory...
Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze is trying to think of some creative ways to stop Texas A&M's prolific duo of Johnny Manziel and Mike Evans.
He admits it's not easy. Nobody's been able to do it so far.
Manziel is having a stellar encore season after winning the Heisman Trophy, completing 71.4 percent of his passes for 1,489 yards, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions...
The high-powered Texas A&M offense tries to score every time it has the ball.
But the ninth-ranked Aggies, led by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel, get angry when they don't score a touchdown on every offensive series.
Center Mike Matthews says the offense is: ''unstoppable, so every time we go on the field it's a disappointment if we get stopped...
Ole Miss Defensive Coordinator Dave Wommack knows what's in store for his troops this weekend when Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M Aggies invade Oxford.
Every Texas A&M student knows that after big wins, Aggies dont storm Kyle Field because the field is sacred ground.
Well starting Monday, Aggie fans will have a chance to own some of the sacred turf for themselves.
The school will sell pallets of the harvested sod beginning Monday on the schools athletics site www.aggieathletics.com. For 400, you get approximately 450 square...
Texas A&M managed to thrive despite playing 12 straight weeks in 2012 but has gotten the luxury of a bye week this season.
The ninth-ranked Aggies are hoping that time off will aid their defense and help the program match its longest win streak away from home Saturday night against slumping Mississippi.
Texas A&M was forced to forgo its bye week last season after its opening...
The Bloguin Heisman Poll continues with it's second poll of 2013. Last week the poll debuted with reigning champion Johnny Manziel in the top spot. After a bye week can he hold off Aaron Murray, Marcus Mariota and Tajh Boyd?
What you'll see each week in the Bloguin Heisman Poll:
* The top five total vote getters and quotes from bloggers in support of their candidate...
What if you were placed where you are to make a difference, to bring hope, to encourage, to help a person to improve? Know this, you were! – Coach Hugh Freeze
Ole Miss will host the Texas A&M Aggies as a 6 point-underdog in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday night. Texas A&M was off this past week while the Rebels were in Jordan-Haire Stadium battling wit the Auburn Tigers...