Olin Buchanan
Columnist
Olin joined TexAgs in July of 2012 as a columnist. He previously was a national college football writer for Rivals.com and Yahoo. A graduate of White Oak High School in East Texas, Olin worked at newspapers in Longview and Tyler before covering the Aggies for the Bryan-College Station Eagle from 1993-95. He also worked at the Austin American-Statesman for 11 years. He is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and a Heisman Trophy voter.
Questions for Aggie football as spring season approaches
1 hr ago by Olin Buchanan
Questions for Aggie football as spring season approaches
With Spring football right around the corner, the Texas A&M football team has a number of questions that needs answers ahead of new season, including replacing departing talent and the Demond Demas recruiting process.
Texas A&M storms back from deficit to topple Alabama, 65-56
1 day ago by Olin Buchanan
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Texas A&M storms back from deficit to topple Alabama, 65-56
No buzzer beater tonight. The Aggies used their home court advantage to bounce back from multiply double-digit deficits to defeat the Crimson Tide at Reed. With the victory, A&M completes the season sweep of Alabama and will continue SEC play at Arkansas on Saturday.
Aggies look to take advantage of Alabama's road struggles at Reed Arena
2 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Aggies look to take advantage of Alabama's road struggles at Reed Arena
The last time Alabama and Texas A&M met, TJ Starks banked in a buzzer beater to secure a win. With the Tide coming to Reed Arena tomorrow night, the Aggies will look to come away with another SEC victory, this time without the suspense.
Despite early lead, Texas A&M falls on the road to South Carolina 84-77
4 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Despite early lead, Texas A&M falls on the road to South Carolina 84-77
Texas A&M held the lead and the momentum in the first half, but a strong performance from behind the arc lead the Gamecocks all the way back and they knocked off A&M 84-77. The Aggies were led offensively by Savion Flagg with 24 points.
Battle in the Post: Christian Mekowulu's success key to a victory over South Carolina
5 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Battle in the Post: Christian Mekowulu's success key to a victory over South Carolina
As the Aggies go on the road to take on South Carolina in Columbia, Texas A&M knows that the battle on the low block will be crucial. In order for the Maroon and White to earn their third straight win, Christian Mekowulu and company will need to play lights out.
Chris Russell eager to make immediate impact at linebacker for Aggies
Entering his senior campaign, A&M's newest signee Chris Russell had garnered very little attention from college coaches. That changed hen the under the radar prospect caught the eye of Bradley Dale Peveto and Jimbo Fisher.
Chris Russell eager to make immediate impact at linebacker for Aggies
7 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Chris Russell
8 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Aggies have a chance to start winning streak against struggling Georgia squad
9 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Aggies have a chance to start winning streak against struggling Georgia squad
The Aggies got a desperately needed road win over Missouri on Saturday night and should be able to have their way against a porous Georgia defense on Tuesday night. With Josh Nebo possibly sidelined again, A&M will lean on their guards to attempt to clinch their first win streak since Dec. 22nd.
Aggies end six game SEC losing streak with road win over Missouri
11 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Aggies end six game SEC losing streak with road win over Missouri
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 11 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M finally put an end to their conference losing streak behind an all-around team performance, taking down Missouri 68-59. Wendell Mitchell led the team in scoring with 20, and Christian Mekowulu added a double-double.
Key to bouncing back from six-game SEC losing streak may be Starks finding his rhythm
12 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Key to bouncing back from six-game SEC losing streak may be Starks finding his rhythm
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 12 days ago by Olin Buchanan
After six straight SEC losses, the A&M men's basketball team has a chance to put that streak to a halt as they play at Mizzou on Saturday night. The key to getting back in the win column may lay in the hands of guard TJ Starks.
Better or Worse: How each position shapes up going into next season
13 days ago by Olin Buchanan
 
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