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.
Gamecocks explode for school-record 16 threes, sink Aggies 81-67
Texas A&M's 3-pointer struggles continued on Saturday as South Carolina was able to take advantage and secure a double-digit victory at Reed. The Aggies have now lost two straight SEC matchups at home to move to 2-3 in conference play.
Defensive rebounding, 3-point shooting key as Ags face South Carolina on Saturday
South Carolina will come to Aggieland on Saturday riding the high of a buzzer-beater victory over Kentucky. Meanwhile, the Aggies have shown improvement over the last couple of weeks, but will still need to rebound following an overtime loss to LSU on Tuesday night.
Worried about RB depth? Those who know Deondre Jackson would like a word
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The transfer portal has hit the Aggies hard, specifically the running back room. Deneric Prince, Jacob Kibodi, Cordarrian Richardson and Jashaun Corbin have all entered the portal or left. Still, A&M's recruiting class and one signee, in particular, could revamp the depth at running back.
Aggie basketball unable to close out LSU despite season-high 14 threes
In a game where Texas A&M hit more threes than in any other game this season, LSU was able to control the first half and close out the game in overtime. Buzz Williams commended the effort of his team but acknowledged that mistakes must be limited in the future.
Looking for three straight, surging Aggies face white-hot Tigers on Tuesday night
Surprisingly, the Aggies have a chance to win their third-consecutive SEC game on Tuesday night when the LSU Tigers come to Reed Arena. It certainly won't be easy, but their solid defense and newfound shot-making ability should give the Maroon & White a chance.
Beliucci Hour Lunch (1/13)
Each Monday and Thursday, Billy Liucci, filled-in for on this episode by Olin Buchanan, and Ryan Brauninger share their thoughts and observations on Texas A&M athletics during The Beliucci Hour Lunch radio show, which airs from 12-1 p.m. at The Tap on 1150 AM and 102.7 FM in College Station.
Progressive Panel & Pick Six: Who has the edge in tonight's title game?
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Billy Liucci, Olin Buchanan and The Athletic's Mike Huguenin all joined to share their thoughts on which phases LSU and Clemson hold advantages in the 2020 National Championship game.
Aggies get their fifth win in six games, dominate Vanderbilt in Nashville
The Texas A&M men's basketball team made the trip to Nashville on Saturday and put on a show in a strong performance, taking down the Commodores, 69-50. Andre Gordon had 15 points and 2 assists to lead the way for the Aggies.
Aggies continuing to build confidence as they prepare for Vanderbilt
The A&M men's basketball team may not have quite yet turned the corner, but they're continuing to show steady and marked improvement with each game. Led by their defense, the Aggies hope to continue making strides against Vanderbilt on Saturday.
Never too soon: Previewing the 2020 A&M squad position-by-position
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The Aggies had a productive campaign in 2019, capping off the season with a big bowl victory over Oklahoma State. But with an infusion of new talent coming into the program, Texas A&M looks to be even better next season.
Freshman guard Cashius McNeilly will redshirt due to injury
Buzz Williams announced on Thursday that freshman shooting guard Cashius McNeilly redshirt this year due to a foot injury sustained in practice before the season began. The freshman guard from Ontario was the highest-rated recruit in Williams' first class.
Texas A&M juniors Kendrick Rogers, Debione Renfro declare for NFL Draft
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 10 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Kendrick Rogers has joined Quartney Davis as the second Aggie wide receiver to declare for the 2020 NFL Draft. With Rogers' declaration, another hole at the receiver position has opened up for incoming talent.
Defensive resurgence fuels A&M's comeback victory over Ole Miss, 57-47
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 11 days ago by Olin Buchanan
At the break, Texas A&M trailed 29-19 and looked pitiful offensively. However, the Aggies did a complete 180 in the second frame, locking down Ole Miss' Breein Tyree and completing a comeback to seal the first SEC victory of the Buzz Williams era.
Both marred by inconsistency, Aggies, Rebels prepare to do battle
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 11 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The Aggies have struggled through much of the 2019-2020 season, however, Ole Miss has only been wildly inconsistent early this season. The Aggies and Rebels will meet on Tuesday night at Reed Arena. The contest is scheduled for an 8:00 p.m. tip.
TexAgs' Texas A&M All-Decade Football Team
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 12 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The Aggies won 80 football games (including six bowl wins) from the 2010 season through 2019 seasons. In that span, Texas A&M had many big players with big careers. TexAgs presents the Ags' All-Decade Football Team.
Despite strong showing, Aggies fall short in SEC opener against Arkansas, 69-59
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 14 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M put up a fight on the road in their Southeastern Conference opener against Arkansas. However, the Razorbacks were too much for the Aggies on Saturday night as they prevailed, 69-59.
Aggies must find better shots - and shooters - in SEC opener at Arkansas
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 15 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M Basketball will travel to Fayetteville this weekend where they will take on the one-loss Arkansas Razorbacks. In a game where the Aggies seem outmatched in most aspects, Buzz Williams and his team will need to play well in areas where they previously have not.
Texas A&M football's best and worst moments from the 2019 season
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 15 days ago by Olin Buchanan
2019 provided numerous ups and downs for Texas A&M football in a tumultuous 8-5 season. To wrap up the season, Olin Buchanan analyzes the best and the worst moments from a season that culminated in a Texas A&M victory in the Texas Bowl.
Best of the Decade: Aggie football's greatest moments of the last 10 years
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 16 days ago by Gabe Bock
During Thursday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Olin Buchanan and Stephen McGee joined to share their thoughts on the top moments, games, players and much, much more from the last 10 years of Aggie Football.
Late heroics from Nebo lift Aggies past Texas Southern in a nail-biter, 58-55
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 19 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M survived a scare from Texas Southern on Monday night to clinch their third consecutive victory. With time winding down, the Aggies turned to senior Josh Nebo to get it done defensively, with a pair of blocks in the final minute of the 58-55 victory.
 
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