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Ahead of South Carolina game, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher warns Aggies of human nature

Sometimes it seems like Jimbo Fisher’s most feared opponent is human nature. Once again, the Texas A&M coach provided a detailed scouting report of the... → Read More

Jimbo Fisher happy at Texas A&M, not interested in LSU: ‘I love being here. This is the job I want’

When Jimbo Fisher got the question Monday about LSU, he responded with a full endorsement of Texas A&M. “I love being here. This is the job I want. I... → Read More

Behind two Oklahoma schools, Baylor — not Texas — has emerged as the state’s Big 12 contender

If there’s one constant in the Big 12 preseason football poll — besides Oklahoma being picked to win — it is that an also-ran proves it’s far more. Just... → Read More

Red River replay? Texas’ loss to Oklahoma State is even more of a reality check for Longhorns

Never mind the pageantry or historical bragging rights or the massive blown lead against Oklahoma in the Red River Showdown. What happened to Texas in a 32-2... → Read More

‘I see so much of myself in Bijan’: Reggie Bush speaks on similarities with Texas’ Robinson

Texas running back Bijan Robinson has idolized former Southern California standout Reggie Bush since preschool. Bush, the one-time Heisman Trophy winner... → Read More

Texas A&M quick hits: Zach Calzada continues to build on Alabama performance with win vs. Missouri

Texas A&M quarterback Zach Calzada built on his performance against Alabama in a 35-14 SEC win over Missouri on Saturday. “He still played real well,”... → Read More

‘A future rivalry’: This week’s clash with BYU will provide Baylor a preview of rebuilt Big 12

Back in 2018 or ‘19, Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades viewed an upcoming football game with BYU as a nice nonconference matchup, nothing more. “Candidly... → Read More

Rather than a season defined by one game, Texas A&M must turn the page post-Alabama upset

As satisfying as the victory and the celebration and vindication were, Texas A&M’s biggest challenge may be putting Alabama in the rear-view mirror. Oh, ... → Read More

Kenyon Green’s versatility proving pivotal for Texas A&M’s growing success: ‘He’s a throwback’

In the near future, an NFL team may lock Kenyon Green into a starting spot on the offensive line for the next decade or so. At the moment, Texas A&M... → Read More

‘You write your own history’: Aggies shed labels, turned CFB season on its head by upsetting Alabama

Six games into the season, Texas A&M had already been the nation’s No. 5 team and also unranked and labeled a major disappointment. Forget those two... → Read More

Looming start to Big 12 play means Longhorns have little time to fix everything that’s gone wrong

Even in the opener against Louisiana-Lafayette, issues and mistakes by Texas were masked by the success of a feel-good win. After what happened in... → Read More

Teachable moments? Wakeup call? Texas A&M hasn’t met expectations, but there’s still plenty of hope

For all the national rankings, Texas A&M has hardly met expectations after two games. That’s undeniably true this season. And it was equally accurate... → Read More

Despite limited experience, Texas A&M is confident in Zach Calzada taking over as starting QB

COLLEGE STATION — The new starting quarterback for Texas A&M has a big arm, limited experience and one notable comeback win to his credit. Third-year... → Read More

Casey Thompson will be the starter vs. Rice, but Texas’ QB situation isn’t settled yet

Steve Sarkisian is not afraid of change, not even two games into the regular season. Never mind the preseason quarterback competition. Sarkisian saw enough... → Read More

Life after UT and OU: Breaking down Big 12 expansion and how new schools fit in the conference

The Big 12 can now officially start planning for life without Texas and Oklahoma. The Longhorns and Sooners haven’t officially left for the Southeastern... → Read More

Ahead of its rivalry renewal at Arkansas, Texas looks to play with emotion, but not emotionally

In case Texas fans or new coach Steve Sarkisian needed a primer about the history and the intensity of the rivalry with Arkansas, the Longhorn Network... → Read More

After last season’s CFP snub, Texas A&M is focused on domination heading into Colorado

Sometimes simply winning may not be enough, as Texas A&M discovered last season. The Aggies went 8-1 in the regular season, losing only to eventual... → Read More

Why Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M are encouraged by how Haynes King handled himself in rocky debut

COLLEGE STATION — At least Haynes King has already gotten a taste of adversity on the college level. In his first start, the Texas A&M redshirt... → Read More

Steve Sarkisian is known for his play-calling, and it showed during his Longhorns coaching debut

Steve Sarkisian’s reputation as an offensive mastermind and play-calling genius preceded him as Texas head coach. His debut provided a few examples exactly... → Read More

Big 12 opening week observations: Texas Tech earns needed win, Sooners’ defensive problems persist

As opening weekends go, the Big 12 didn’t do badly. The league went 9-1. And while West Virginia lost to Maryland in a battle of “power-five” conference... → Read More