Found November 07, 2012 on
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Texas A&M has been able to hold its own in its first year of SEC play.
The Aggies have even come close to knocking off perennial powers Florida and LSU. But with all respect to those two schools, they've got nothing on Alabama.
The Aggies (7-2, 4-2 in SEC West) will get to find that out first hand Saturday when they play at the top ranked Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0).
It's a game the Aggies, who are 1-10 all-time against No. 1-ranked teams, are looking forward to.
"You watch video and you automatically see why it's the No. 1 team in the nation," Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin said. "Based on the last couple of weeks our team has developed a little more confidence. They're looking forward to this opportunity on national television."
What every Aggie fan has to hope for is that they're facing an Alabama team that's physically and emotionally spent after having to rally last weekend to beat LSU 21-17.
Unfortunately for the 15th-r...
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Not even through his first collegiate season, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is already cementing his position in Aggies folklore. After nine games he has led the Aggies to a 7-2 record, losing only to Florida and LSU by a combined eight points. The guy is only 19-years-old and is making waves in A&M’s first season in the SEC on and off the field.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Population 91,605.And everyone of them will be wearing crimson red when an invading Johnny Manziel leads the resilient No. 15 Texas A&M Aggies into Bryant-Denny Stadium in hopes of dethroning No. 1 Alabama. The Crimson Tide have history on their side when playing the Aggies, owning a 3-1 record with the last game being a 30-10 win back in 1988. Stacking...
The word destiny gets booted around a lot in college sports, usually by fans who wish to ascribe some mystical other-worldliness to their teams winning season.
This is happening quite a bit now with Alabama, especially after winning a game last Saturday on the scoreboard that the Tide lost almost everywhere else on the field.
There werent a lot of statistical high points in Alabamas...
Alabama just etched an entry into Crimson Tide lore with a stomach-twisting road win over No. 9 LSU after the national title hopes went on life support.
Now, the top-ranked Crimson Tide face another huge, and much different, challenge. No. 15 Texas A&M visits Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday night with a versatile quarterback and a high-speed offense that seldom takes a break....
There aren’t nearly as many big games on the college football schedule as last week, but amongst the biggest ones, the most interesting may be Texas A&M at Alabama. Can the Aggies- who are playing as well as anyone in college football right now- pull the upset over the No. 1 ranked Crimson Tide?
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The SEC West meeting of undefeated Alabama and 7-2 Texas A&M on Saturday has quietly developed into what could possibly be the game of the week in college football. Aggies' freshman quarterback sensation Johnny Manziel is responsible for a lot of the attention being garnered on the game. His on-the-field skills have impressed Alabama head football coach Nick Saban enough...