Buchanan, Olin
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.
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Texas A&M basketball runs out of steam, falls to Mississippi State, 63-57
Texas A&M basketball fell to .500 on the season after losing their first game after a month-long hiatus to Mississippi State, 63-57. The Aggies will finish the 2020-2021 regular season on Saturday with a road contest against Arkansas.
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Regents name M. Katherine Banks sole finalist for Texas A&M President
16 hrs ago by Olin Buchanan
The Texas A&M System Board of Regents named M. Katherine Banks the sole finalist for the job of president at Texas A&M University on Wednesday. Banks currently serves as Texas A&M Vice Chancellor of Engineering and National Laboratories and Dean of Engineering.
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Aggies take aim at two opponents: visiting Bulldogs and a month of rust
After over a month of canceled games due to COVID-19, Texas A&M basketball is finally stepping back onto the court to take on Mississippi State on Wednesday. The Aggies last played on January 30th, when they defeated Kansas State in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
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Texas A&M basketball's road contest with Arkansas rescheduled for March 6
Originally scheduled for Feb. 6, the men's basketball game between Texas A&M and Arkansas has been rescheduled for March 6 in Fayetteville. The Aggies have not played since Jan. 30 as they've dealt with COVID-19 issues.
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As All-American Kenyon Green slides left, Aggies have big hole to fill at guard
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Olin Buchanan
After an All-American season at guard, Kenyon Green is expected to shift out to left tackle in 2021 after playing left guard for the last couple of seasons. Finding his replacement will be key for an A&M line that will feature several new faces.
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The grass isn't always greener: Ten worst head coach firings since 2000
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Olin Buchanan
After Texas A&M fired R.C. Slocum in 2002, the Aggies struggled through a period of mediocrity. However, Slocum's ouster doesn't even qualify as one of the ten worst college football firings since 2000.
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A&M won't opt out of SEC tourney despite COVID-19 issues says Williams
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 11 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Despiting preparing to play their first game since January 30, Saturday's Texas A&M-Arkansas basketball contest was postponed due to new positive COVID-19 tests within the Aggie program. Head coach Buzz Williams spoke about the on-going situation.
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Saturday's Texas A&M-Arkansas men's basketball game postponed
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 12 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M men's basketball will have to wait a little while longer to return to the court as the Aggies' Saturday night contest against No. 24 Arkansas has been postponed. The Maroon & White have not played since the end of January.
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Completing the puzzle: Adding big-play receiving threats key for Aggies
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 19 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Despite not having a potent passing attack, Texas A&M went 9-1 in 2020 and finished fourth in the national rankings. Should the Aggie offense threaten deep more often, the Maroon & White could find themselves in contention for championships.
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Texas A&M's Saturday contest versus Florida postponed
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 21 days ago by Olin Buchanan
As the Aggies continue to deal with COVID-19 protocols, their game against Florida scheduled for Saturday has been postponed. It is the fourth consecutive postponement for Texas A&M.
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Speculation to signing: Inside Texas A&M signee Bryce Foster's recruitment
Football Recruiting ⋅ 22 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Following a recruitment that began before he entered high school, 2021 offensive lineman Bryce Foster has signed to further his football career in Aggieland. Olin Buchanan details the events that lead to Foster signing on the dotted line with Texas A&M.
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More to come: Fisher stacking the kind of talent that typically wins big
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 27 days ago by Olin Buchanan
It's obvious that elite recruiting is a precursor to on-field success in college football, and the trends show that Texas A&M is on a trajectory that could bring championships to College Station now that the Aggies have signed a third-straight top-ten recruiting class.
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A&M inks No. 7 class with potential to continue climbing national rankings
Football Recruiting ⋅ 28 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M received a National Signing Day boost on Wednesday with Cy-Fair running back LJ Johnson Jr signed with the Aggies. While the tailback is certainly a prize, the strengths of Jimbo Fisher's 2021 class were already inked in December.
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Texas A&M only one of many teams with uncertainty heading into 2021
While the Aggies lose their starting QB, four members of the offensive line and must somehow find a way to build on their success from 2020, the program is not alone. Olin Buchanan takes a look at what must be replaced on the rosters of every Aggie opponent in 2021.
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Aggies bounce back in hard fought win at Kansas State, 68-61
The Texas A&M basketball team was in desperate need of a win and they got just that Saturday after defeating Kansas State 68-61 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. This was A&M's first-ever win against the Wildcats in Manhattan.
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Aggies aiming to gain traction, finish well in mid-season trip to Kansas State
After losing three straight, the Aggie basketball team looks to rebound on the road against Kansas State in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. Buzz Williams saw some new energy and effort from his team last week, and the goal is to build on that the rest of the season.
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Snapshot Moments: Most defining images in Texas A&M Football history
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 1 mo ago by Gabe Bock
Playing off of today's topic on TexAgs Radio, Gabe Bock, Olin Buchanan, and Billy Liucci took some time this morning to discuss the images that help paint the picture of Aggie Football's greatest moments through the years.
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Seniors Micheal Clemons, Keldrick Carper to return for 2021 season
A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher indicated Wednesday morning that senior DE Micheal Clemons and senior S Keldrick Carper will return in 2021.
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Clemons and Carper coming back
1 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
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Late shooting drought costs Aggies after red-hot second-half rally
Texas A&M followed its best stretch of the season with an 0-15 shooting slump to close the game Tuesday night. Despite storming back for a late lead after a 17-point deficit, the cold shooting in the final minutes was impossible to overcome as LSU won 78-66.
 
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