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Olin
Olin Buchanan
TexAgs Staff
Olin is an award-winning college football writer. A native of White Oak, Texas, he's previously covered the Aggies for two newspapers and worked as a college football writer for a national web site. He's been a Heisman Trophy voter since 1993.
9.19
Olin Buchanan  -  A disastrous third week followed a successful second one for Olin Buchanan's alter ego. Taking aim at some close spreads as well as expected blowouts, BellagiOlin highlights his picks and explains his reasoning.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Friday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan in hour one. Hour two heard from Brice Jones, SMU play-by-play announced Rich Phillips, Sarah Davis and A&M volleyball coach Laurie Corbelli, while hour three was all Billy Liucci.
9.18
Olin Buchanan  -  The nation's best conference kicks into high gear in Week 4 with three SEC tilts and a high-profile Thursday road trip. A young assistant's name is already making the rounds, while another may be in hot water.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Thursday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan and an interview with Mike Huguenin in hour one. Hour two heard former A&M offensive lineman Hunter Goodwin, while The Fan Show took over hour three.
9.17
Olin Buchanan  -  He's big. He's fast. He's nearly impossible to match up with. Texas A&M's redshirt freshman receiver is an athletic freak with a drive to better himself — and it may soon make him one of the nation's best players.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Wednesday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO hour with Olin Buchanan in hour one. Hour Two heard from Kayce Smith and G Guerrieri, while hour three featured John Harris, Jackie Sherrill and Dustin Fox along with Mike and Diana Connor.
9.16
Olin Buchanan  -  Kevin Sumlin's assertion that Speedy Noil's injury isn't as serious as rumored was a relief, but even if the freshman misses extended time, a talented sophomore will carry the torch — and he's already producing.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Tuesday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO hour with Olin Buchanan and Barrett Sallee in hour one. Hour Two heard from Rusty Burson and Jonte Buhl, while hour three featured Brice Jones, Lyn Scarbrough and Stewart Wade.
 
Gabe Bock  -  During Tuesday's edition of TexAgs Radio, bleacherreport.com's Barrett Sallee joined the program to discuss South Carolina's win over Georgia, early contenders in each SEC division, Arkansas improving and more.
9.15
Olin Buchanan  -  Of those who jumped out in front in the race during the season's start, none did anything to harm their chances on Saturday. But, TexAgs' resident Trophy voter notes, one was excellent again even in defeat.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO hour with Olin Buchanan in hour one. Hour Two heard from Billy Liucci, while hour three featured more Billy Liucci, Edward Aschoff, Sarah Davis and Ronnie Woodard.
9.14
Olin Buchanan  -  Texas A&M cruised in a victory that nonetheless encouraged very few. Still, the Aggies sit at 3-0. Meanwhile in Columbia, S.C. and Blacksburg, Va., more doubts about Kevin Sumlin's squad may have been erased.
 
Olin Buchanan  -  It often wasn't pretty, but on Saturday night the No. 7 Aggies ran their record to 3-0 with an easy victory on a turf issues-addled Kyle Field. Kenny Hill threw four touchdowns and Myles Garrett added 2.5 sacks.
9.12
Olin Buchanan  -  With a successful Week 2 in the books, BellagiOlin is coming in hot. Taking aim at the games of the week alongside a few easy takes, he notes why some spreads should be even bigger and reveals his picks.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Friday's edition of TexAgs radio featured the GO hour with Olin Buchanan in hour one. Hour two heard from Brice Jones, Billy Liucci, Ronnie Woodard and Ryan Swope, while Liucci stuck around in hour three to preview the upcoming Rice game.
9.11
Olin Buchanan  -  Could the presumptive favorite in the East be out of the race after three games? If the Cocks don't win at home against UGA, that seems likely. Meanwhile, Arkansas carries the torch in an early SEC-Big 12 clash.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Thursday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO hour with Olin Buchanan and Mike Huguenin in hour one. Hour two heard from Hunter Goodwin discussing all things Aggie football, while hour three featured the fan show.
9.10
Olin Buchanan  -  Two games into his freshman season, Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett has a knack for making the opposition look foolish. The sky's the limit for one who, Olin Buchanan writes, plays like a one-man circus.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Wednesday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO hour with Olin Buchanan along with Jackie Sherrill. Hour two heard from Kayce Smith and Clay Travis, while hour three included John Harris, Rice HC David Bailiff, Dustin Fox and Will King.
 
Gabe Bock  -  During Wednesday's edition of TexAgs Radio, former Texas A&M head coach Jackie Sherrill joined the program to give his take on the Aggies' 73-3 thumping of Lamar, the combination of Daeshon Hall and Myles Garrett, and more.
9.09
Olin Buchanan  -  Despite a suspension never being announced, the idea floated around that Jarvis Harrison found himself in Kevin Sumlin's doghouse. He may be close to returning to the field, but how will A&M break down its line?
 
Gabe Bock  -  Tuesday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO hour with Olin Buchanan along with Barrett Sallee in hour one. Hour two heard Rusty Burson and Louis Cheek, while hour three featured Brice Jones, Russ Mitchell and Stewart Wade.
9.08
Olin Buchanan  -  An uneventful Week 2 gave us typically strong performances from those already garnering early Heisman consideration, while a previously obscure name leaps into the Week 3 rankings by TexAgs' Trophy voter.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan in hour one. Hour two heard Billy Liucci, while hour three featured Liucci, Edward Aschoff, Logan Lee, Sarah Davis, and Ronnie Woodard.
9.07
Olin Buchanan  -  A look around Kyle Field and the Texas A&M facilities shows that the program is putting all the necessary pieces in place. On the actual field of play, the Aggies reiterated against Lamar, the plan's coming together.
 
Olin Buchanan  -  The Aggies waited out the weather to make their home debut, then handled business in a tune-up effort. Kenny Hill threw for 283 yards and 4 TDs, Kyle Allen saw the field and several young Aggies turned heads.
9.05
Olin Buchanan  -  While some teams settle into cupcake games, a few prominent matchups line the national docket. Olin Buchanan's fictional alter-ego laments a forgettable Week 1 and takes aim at the weekend's top games.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Friday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan in hour one. Hour two heard Brice Jones, Billy Liucci and former RB Ja'Mar Toombs, while hour three featured Liucci's game preview.
9.04
Olin Buchanan  -  The Southeastern Conference has a habit of picking up hardware — and it may happen again. After Week 1 a surprising star joins an established one. Meanwhile, two East teams must win to save their seasons.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Thursday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured chairman of the 12th Man Foundation board of trustees Sam Torn and Olin Buchanan. Hour two heard Hunter Goodwin's take on A&M's victory over SC, while hour three featured The Fan Show.
9.03
Olin Buchanan  -  To say Texas A&M struggled defending the run in 2013 would be a slight understatement. But despite the game forcing South Carolina to pass, on Thursday it was clear that this year's edition will be different.
 
Gabe Bock  -  During Wednesday's edition of TexAgs Radio, former Texas A&M head coach Jackie Sherrill joined the program to discuss A&M's dominance over South Carolina, the importance of the upcoming weeks and more.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Wednesday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan and an interview with Jackie Sherrill in hour one. Hour two heard Brandon Leone and Clay Travis, while hour three featured John Harris and Lamar head coach Ray Woodard.
9.02
Olin Buchanan  -  Not even assured of a starting spot until two weeks before the season's start, the sophomore quarterback turned himself into a prototypical passer in A&M's offense and inserted himself into the Heisman discussion.
 
Gabe Bock  -  Tuesday's edition of TexAgs Radio featured the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan and Barrett Sallee in hour one. Hours two heard from Rusty Burson and Lee Foliaki, while hour three included Brice Jones, Lyn Scarbrough and Stewart Wade.
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