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Mandel’s Mailbag: Why couldn’t EA Sports make deals to bring back NCAA Football?
2 mo ago by Stewart Mandel
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel fielded another round of subscriber questions and answers them in this edition of Mandel's Mailbag. He answers whether or not NCAA video games will make a return, if there is a precedent for seasons affected by pandemics and much more.
Setting up Your Saturday: Week 12's big games offer little room for error
7 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
The stretch run is here and with chaos at the top, Week 12 should provide more answers as litmus tests such as Oklahoma-Baylor take the field. Additionally, the top-tier teams will be focused on putting together complete performances.
Around CFB: Analyzing the Top 10 resumes in college football
8 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
We're two weeks away from the first College Football Playoff rankings when the top resumes in the country will be put under the microscope by the committee. Olin Buchanan delivers his list of the Top 10 resumes in college football to this point.
Setting up your Saturday: At long last, Week 7 promises to take no plays off
9 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
Finally: a weekend slate that’s loaded with huge games: a Red River Rivalry game with the biggest of implications, a night game between top-10 teams in Baton Rouge and a ton of fun in between. You can’t go wrong as long as your TV is turned on and the remote is working.
Around CFB: Strong Week 7 slate should provide more clarity, excitement
9 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
After a lackluster first few weeks, big-time college football games finally return to the schedule this week with a handful of Top-25 matchups. Olin Buchanan takes a look at what we've learned through the first half of the season and this weekend's biggest contests.
Setting up your Saturday: Go deeper than Week 5’s two Top 25 games
9 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
Often the weekends that produce the most chaos in college football are light on marquee matchups. The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach suspects such a Saturday might be in the cards and gives you a road map for what games to keep an eye on.
Around CFB: Starkel vs. A&M a sign of the times in the QB transfer era
9 mo ago by Olin Buchanan
Arkansas quarterback Nick Starkel wore maroon the last few seasons and now will face his friends and teammates as the Aggies and Hogs square off on Saturday. Once a rarity, transferring players facing their old teams is becoming normal.
Setting up your Saturday: Week 4 abounds with Top 25 measuring sticks
9 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
The Athletic's Nicole Auerback maps out a big college football Saturday, including a pile of matchups between ranked teams and plenty of other games worth your time.
Aggies' luck runs out in the Sweet Sixteen, fall to Fighting Irish, 87-80
1 yr ago by Devin Craig
Despite a hard fought game, Texas A&M couldn't topple the defending national champion Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the Sweet Sixteen. Chennedy Carter led the Aggies with a 35 point effort, a season high for the sophomore.
FINAL: Notre Dame 87, Texas A&M 80 (NCAA Tournament)
1 yr ago by Devin Craig
The No. 4 seed Texas A&M Aggies travel to Chicago to take No. 1 seed Notre Dame in a Sweet Sixteen matchup. Follow along with Devin Craig as he provides updates throughout the contest.
Around CFB: Chaos could ensue in fight for fourth playoff spot
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
After a not so chaotic November, the top four teams seemed almost set. But then Ohio State blew out Michigan and now all of sudden the playoff committee might be in for more chaos then they ever expected. Plus Olin's Heisman watch list and playoff predictions.
Around CFB: Championship fields to be determined by rivalry week
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
It's rivalry week in college football and teams like Michigan and Ohio State have a trip to their conference championship on the line. Both teams come in 10-1 to the matchup and try to keep playoff hopes alive. Plus Olin's Heisman watch list and playoff predictions.
Around CFB: Head coach help wanted, openings and best candidates
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
Each year there are almost as many college head coaching jobs open as there are bowl games. So far this season, Kansas head coach David Beaty was the first to go. As the playoffs approach, many other jobs may be at risk. Plus Olin's Heisman and playoff projections.
Around CFB: Teams to believe and those that deceive
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
Football season is past the halfway mark and it's time to start looking towards finales and playoffs. With a lot of teams on the move, Olin Buchanan identifies the teams that are worth believing, and those that are deceiving.
Around CFB: Very little standing between Notre Dame and undefeated season
1 yr ago by Olin Buchanan
Notre Dame irks so many because of its modest strength of schedule and the favoritism it receives from the media. But facts are facts and this undefeated Notre Dame team looks at another year at the top of the rankings. Plus Olin's Heisman and playoff projections.
Aggies drop hard-fought, season-ending contest to Notre Dame, 90-84
2 yr ago by Matt Koper
Texas A&M led by as much as 12 in the first half but was not able to overcome Notre Dame's hot, second half shooting in a season-ending loss in the Sweet Sixteen. The Aggies shot just 6-22 in the third quarter in the loss.
Sweet Sixteen Live Game Thread: No. 4 Texas A&M vs. No. 1 Notre Dame
2 yr ago by Matt Koper
Texas A&M Women's Hoops is trying to make another trip to the Elite Eight but will have to beat the top-seeded Fighting Irish to get there. Matt Koper provides live updates on the game as the Aggies battle in Spokane.
Texas A&M women prepared for Sweet Sixteen matchup with Notre Dame
2 yr ago by Matt Koper
The four-seed Aggies look to extend their season on Saturday afternoon as they take on one-seed Notre Dame in the Spokane Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The last time these two met was when the Aggies won it all in 2011.
Twitter reacts to Texas A&M's hiring of Mike Elko
2 yr ago by Stewart Wade
In case you missed it (how?), Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M just Plan B'd their way into one of the most respected defensive coordinators in the country, Mike Elko. After Billy broke the story on Twitter, the reaction was a good mix of effusive praise and devastation.
Texas A&M hires Notre Dame's Mike Elko as defensive coordinator
2 yr ago by Thad Norvell
As first reported by Billy Liucci, Jimbo Fisher added yet another key member of his coaching staff Thursday, enlisting Notre Dame defensive coordinator Mike Elko for the same position in Aggieland. Elko is highly regarded in coaching circles and played a key role in Notre Dame's resurgence.
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