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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24 Players in 24 Days: #24 Mark Nabou Jr.
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 42 min ago by Olin Buchanan
Let's start the countdown to football season. This year, it's 24 Players in 24 Days, and coming in at #24 is Texas A&M sophomore offensive lineman Mark Nabou Jr. Checking in at 6-foot-4 and 325 pounds, Nabou started 11 games at left guard and another at center in 2023.
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An 'irate' Aggie offensive line motivated to turn anger into success
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 19 hrs ago by Olin Buchanan
It's no secret that Texas A&M's offensive line struggled mightily last season and was often viewed as the weakest link of the program. But with the help of a new coaching staff and training regimen, the guys up front are healthier, stronger and more motivated than ever.
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TexAgs Rewind (7/22)
Monday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs columnist Olin Buchanan, Alabama insider Ryan Fowler and TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci.
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Lunch with Liucci: Billy Liucci joins TexAgs Radio (Friday, July 19)
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Billy Liucci
TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci joined TexAgs Radio on Friday morning to discuss all things surrounding Texas A&M football after the Aggies spoke at 2024 SEC Media Days in Dallas, Texas on Thursday morning.
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TexAgs Rewind (7/19)
Friday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs columnist Olin Buchanan, TexAgs recruiting analyst Ryan Brauninger, former Texas A&M & NFL DB Jordan Pugh and TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci.
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SECMD24 Notebook: Thursday thoughts from Ags, Hogs, Tigers & Cats
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The Fightin' Texas Aggies were joined by Arkansas, Auburn and Kentucky on Thursday to conclude the 2024 edition of SEC Media Days in Dallas. Olin Buchanan recaps the biggest news from all four schools' head coaches and player representatives.
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Say less, do more: A&M has embraced 'quiet' offseason under Mike Elko
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Olin Buchanan
In past offseasons, the Texas A&M football program has often been in the news cycle because of the words spoken. However, ahead of the 2024 campaign, the Aggies are focused on putting in the work necessary to walk the walk, not talk the talk under first-year head coach Mike Elko.
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SECMD24 Lookback, Day 4: Elko, Pittman, Freeze & Stoops conclude festivities
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 4 days ago by David Nuño
The 2024 edition of SEC Media Days is officially in the books as Mike Elko, Sam Pittman, Hugh Freeze and Mark Stoops took to the podium on the fourth and final day. Following Thursday's activities, David Nuño and Olin Buchanan put a bow on what was said in Dallas.
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Texas brings nothing the SEC didn't already have, not even corny dogs
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Olin Buchanan
On Wednesday at SEC Media Days, conference newcomer Texas took the spotlight, and with Steve Sarkisian boasting about superior standards, culture and even corn dogs, it's good to remember that the Longhorns bring nothing new to the nation's premier football league.
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SECMD24 Notebook: Wednesday takeaways from Tide, Bulldogs, Gators & Horns
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The Crimson Tide, Bulldogs, Gators and Longhorns continued the 2024 edition of SEC Media Days on Wednesday in North Texas. Olin Buchanan recaps the biggest news from all four schools' head coaches and player representatives.
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SECMD24 Lookback, Day 3: DeBoer's debut, Sarkisian's speech & more
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 5 days ago by David Nuño
Kalen DeBoer, Jeff Lebby, Billy Napier and Steve Sarkisian each took the stage on Wednesday as Alabama, Mississippi State, Florida and Texas headlined Day 3 at SECMD24. David Nuño and Olin Buchanan provide a recap of the biggest storylines from today's action in Dallas.
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SECMD24 Notebook: Tuesday thoughts from UGA, Rocky Top, Mizzou & a newbie
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Georgia, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Missouri took their turns at the podium on Tuesday as SEC Media Days continues, and Olin Buchanan recaps the biggest storylines from all four schools' head coaches and player representatives from the Omni in downtown Dallas.
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SECMD Lookback, Day 2: Smart, Heupel, Venables & Drinkwitz take their turn
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 6 days ago by David Nuño
Tuesday's slate at SEC Media Days featured Kirby Smart, Josh Heupel, Brent Venables and Eli Drinkwitz as the week rolls along in North Texas. Following Day 2, David Nuño and Olin Buchanan provide a recap of the biggest storylines from the Omni in Downtown Dallas.
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Reasonable people: SEC's McDaid not offended by 'horns down' gesture
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas has only been an official member of the SEC for about two weeks, but the Longhorns are a big talking point at SEC Media Days. On Tuesday, SEC Coordinator of Football Officials John McDaid indicated the Horns might not get their way regarding a particular hand gesture.
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Perkins eating to 'eat' with LSU hungrier for better defensive results
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 7 days ago by Olin Buchanan
A prevailing theory in Baton Rouge holds that a stronger, heavier Harold Perkins anchoring LSU's defense could be enough for significant improvement. Brian Kelly is fully convinced, and that's why the star linebacker is eating everything from corn to cajun in order to 'eat' in 2024.
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SECMD24 Notebook: Monday moments from Tigers, Gamecocks, Rebs & 'Dores
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 7 days ago by Olin Buchanan
LSU, South Carolina, Ole Miss and Vanderbilt kicked off 2024 SEC Media Days on Monday in the great state of Texas, and Olin Buchanan recaps the biggest storylines from all four schools' head coaches and player representatives from the Omni in downtown Dallas.
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SECMD Lookback, Day 1: Kelly, Beamer, Kiffin & Lea kickoff the week in Big D
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 7 days ago by David Nuño
Day 1 of the 2024 edition of SEC Media Days is officially in the books as Greg Sankey, Brian Kelly, Shane Beamer, Lane Kiffin and Clark Lea each had their time at the podium in Dallas. David Nuño and Olin Buchanan recapped the biggest storylines to emerge on Monday.
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From Radio Row, Day 1: Andy Staples, Trey Wallace, Jake Crain & more
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 7 days ago by David Nuño
Monday morning's edition of TexAgs Radio emanated live from the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, the site of 2024 SEC Media Days. Today's special guests included Andy Staples, Trey Wallace, Chris Low, Jake Crain and T-Bob Hebert.
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Setting the Scene: SECMD24 takes center stage in Dallas this week
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 8 days ago by David Nuño
SEC Media Days kicks off in Dallas on Monday, but Mike Elko and the Aggies won't take the stage until Thursday. Before the festivities get underway, David Nuño and Olin Buchanan preview what to expect from Big D as the nation's best CFB league steps into the spotlight.
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Longhorns join Southeastern Conference with grandiose expectations
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 16 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Even with questions at receiver and on defense, Texas might have the talent and advantages to successfully navigate its maiden voyage through the SEC. But make no mistake, the transition from the Big 12 to the nation's premier conference may prove more perilous than it appears.
 
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