COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The words "youth" and "inexperience" are frequently used to describe the Texas A&M defense this season. The struggles are significant. The Aggies rank near the bottom of the FBS in most defensive statistical categories.
about 393 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M shocked the college football world when it went into Tuscaloosa, Ala., and upset the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide last November. It was a game for the ages, with the Aggies jumping out to a 20-0 lead, Alabama charging back to make it close and a nailbiter finish that included a turnover near the goal line.
about 438 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
2012 record: 11-2 2012 conference record: 6-2 (tied for second, West Division) Returning starters: Offense: 6; defense: 6; kicker/punter: 1 Top returners QB Johnny Manziel, RB Ben Malena, OT Jake Matthews, WR Mike Evans, DT Kirby Ennis, OLB Steven Jenkins, CB Deshazor Everett, S Howard Matthews Key losses LT Luke Joeckel, C Patrick Lewis, WR Ryan Swope, DE Damontre Moore, OLB Sean Porter, MLB Johnathan Stewart, FS Steven Terrell 2012 statistical leaders (*returners) Rushing: Johnny Manziel* (1,409 yards) Passing: Johnny Manziel* (3,706) Receiving: Mike Evans* (1,105) Tackles: Damontre Moore (85) Sacks: Damontre Moore (12.
about 565 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Going into the 2012 season, Texas A&M defensive coordinator Mark Snyder could take some comfort in the fact that the Aggies' defense had experienced upperclassmen in key spots.
about 605 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
When it comes to defensive backs, the class of 2014 is a strong one in the Lone Star State. And Texas A&M is doing quite a job locking down several as commitments, adding two more to their 2014 haul on Saturday in the form of ESPN Watch List safety Dylan Sumner-Gardner and Forney (Texas) North Forney athlete Armani Watts.
about 630 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
Having the same combination of players in the secondary from week to week wasn't a common occurrence for Texas A&M in 2012. Whether it was an injury or simply trying fit the right pieces into the right places, the defensive backfield was an area where the Aggies moved a lot of pieces.
about 633 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
The 2012 season was one to remember for Texas A&M. The Aggies' first season in the Southeastern Conference was better than almost anyone could expect. And while much of the focus centered around a redshirt freshman -- Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Johnny Manziel -- first-year A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin repeatedly praised his seniors for their leadership and buying in when they didn't have to.
about 667 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | NCF On The Trail