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.
Aggies excited for opportunity to stay local, play 'Pokes in Texas Bowl
The A&M coaching staff will be back in familiar territory as they take on No. 25 Oklahoma State in the Texas Bowl on Dec. 27th. The matchup will provide the Aggies a chance to play in a bowl game in front of Houston-area recruits.
Aggies to square off against No. 25 Oklahoma State in Texas Bowl
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 12 hrs ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M will go bowling close to home, finishing their 2019 season against Oklahoma State in the Texas Bowl in Houston. The Aggies and Pokes will kick off at 5:45 p.m. on December 27, and the game will be televised on ESPN.
Aggies determined to shoot better, fight harder heading into rivalry renewal
The Aggies will face the Texas Longhorn at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth on Sunday, and it may be their biggest challenge so far in the 2019-2020 season. If the Aggies want to pull out a win, they're going to have to show increased aggressiveness and toughness.
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Pick Six: TexAgs Radio crew tackles Championship Week against the spread
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Gabe Bock
During Friday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Billy Liucci, The McKinney Bros., former Miss USA Kandace Matthews, and Rocco Robinson, offer their picks for the Conference Championship games against the spread.
Facts and future should ease latest BAS outbreak
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M's 7-5 regular season was certainly lackluster and has caused many Aggie fans to begin questioning the progress and direction of Jimbo Fisher's program. Despite the poor season, it's vital to remember that better days are coming for A&M football.
Around CFB: Breaking down the contenders for the fourth playoff spot
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Undefeated through 12 games, LSU, Clemson, and Ohio State have all but locked up their place in the 2019 CFB Playoff. With one final spot still left for the taking, Olin analyzes the resumes of each of the one-loss contenders still in the hunt.
Press Row: A&M beat writers assess 2019 Aggies, look ahead to bowl & 2020
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 5 days ago by TexAgs
Week fifteen of Press Row features Gabe, Olin, Travis Brown and Robert Cessna of the Bryan-College Station Eagle and Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle reviewing the LSU game and 2019 season and looking ahead to A&M's bowl prospects and the future of the program.
Tigers deal Aggies cold dose of reality as No. 2 LSU exacts its revenge
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The LSU Tigers got their revenge over the Aggies in dominating fashion in Baton Rouge on Saturday. Texas A&M, who hoped to make a run at the SEC title in 2020, will have to improve upon several weaknesses if they want to compete with the top next year.
Pick Six: TexAgs Radio crew tackles rivalry week's slate against the spread
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Gabe Bock
During Friday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Billy Liucci, The McKinney Bros., former Miss USA Kandace Matthews, and Rocco Robinson, offer their picks for rivalry week's top games against the spread.
With revenge promised, Aggies and Tigers set to face off in Death Valley
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M will travel to Baton Rouge on Saturday night for a rivalry week contest with No. 2 LSU on the heels of last year's seven-overtime thriller. While the Tigers are promising a blowout, the Aggies are looking to spoil LSU's revenge party.
Aggies unable to overcome early deficit, fall 62-51 to Harvard in Orlando
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 10 days ago by Olin Buchanan
In their first game of the Orlando Invitation, Texas A&M fell to Harvard, 62-51, as the Aggies could not overcome a slow start. Wendell Mitchell led the way offensively with 17 points. Texas A&M will face Temple on Friday.
Increased output from Flagg, Mitchell critical for success in Orlando
Texas A&M Basketball ⋅ 11 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The Aggies have gotten off to a slow start to the 2019-2020 season, and part of that is due to slumps from forward Savion Flagg and guard Wendell Mitchell. As the Aggies travel to Orlando, they'll need their leaders at their best if they want to take down Harvard in game one.
Revenge is on the Tigers' minds as the Aggies come to Death Valley
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 11 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Ed Orgeron and the LSU Tigers are still irate following their 74-72 loss to Texas A&M in seven overtimes last November. With the Aggies coming to Baton Rouge this week, the No. 2 Tigers are focused on repaying A&M for last year.
Around CFB: Stroke of luck needed for Alabama to get back to the playoff
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 12 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The Alabama Crimson Tide are no strangers to making national championship or playoff runs despite having a loss to their name. This year, the Tide will likely need some help in the final two weeks of the season if they are to get back to the college football playoff.
Press Row: Aggie beat writers look back on Georgia, ahead to rematch with LSU
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 12 days ago by TexAgs
Week fourteen of Press Row features Gabe, Olin, Travis Brown and Robert Cessna of the Bryan-College Station Eagle and Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle discussing the latest in A&M football as they gear up for their rematch with No. 1 LSU.
Aggies refuse to be intimidated by revenge-seeking Tigers in Death Valley
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 13 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The LSU Tigers have alluded to their rematch with Texas A&M several times throughout the 2019 football season. With the match-up taking place this weekend, the Aggies stated they would be approaching the game like any other.
'Make your own breaks': Fisher won't divert focus from what Aggies can control
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 15 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The referees are a common scapegoat amongst losing teams, however, Saturday's game was littered with controversial calls and non-calls. Jimbo Fisher didn't blame the officials in his post-game press conference, but some of the missed calls would have helped the Aggies.
Ground Rules: Ags, Dawgs a clash of teams that live and die with run game
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 16 days ago by Olin Buchanan
When the Aggies and Bulldogs clash on Saturday, it'll be the first meeting between the schools as members of the SEC. In typical SEC fashion, the two teams will rely on their running game to get the job done Between the Hedges.
Pick Six: TexAgs Radio crew tackles week thirteen's slate against the spread
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 16 days ago by Gabe Bock
During Friday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Billy Liucci, The McKinney Bros., former Miss USA Kandace Matthews, and Rocco Robinson, offer their picks for week thirteen's top games against the spread.
SEC Round-up: Aggies going Between the Hedges for first time since 1980
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 17 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The Aggies head to Athens to take on the Bulldogs this weekend for the first time since losing to the Bulldogs in 1980. Herschel Walker led Georgia to an easy win, but Texas A&M looks to fare much better in the rematch Between the Hedges.
 
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