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.
Billy Kennedy, Admon Gilder size up Bulldogs ahead of Saturday tilt
Texas A&M will take on Georgia at Reed Arena on Saturday morning hoping to get out of a serious slump. Head coach Billy Kennedy and guard Admon Gilder spoke to the media on Friday to preview the matchup.
After tough Arkansas loss, Aggies must rebound against Georgia
Texas A&M suffered a crushing defeat against Arkansas earlier this week, but the Aggies can't dwell on it. Georgia is coming to town, and the Bulldogs have played well of late. Texas A&M needs to be strong on the glass to win Saturday.
Voids to Fill: Like Aggies, A&M's 2017 opponents must replace stars
The Aggies have holes to fill going into 2017 after the departure of playmakers like Myles Garrett, Justin Evans, Trevor Knight and Josh Reynolds, but that isn't a reason to despair. Each of Texas A&M's 2017 opponents faces the same problem.
Texas A&M suffers gut-wrenching loss at the hands of Arkansas, 62-60
Texas A&M held a 12-point lead over the Razorbacks in the second half, but the Aggies watched the game slip right through their fingers. Arkansas clawed back into the game and handed A&M its fifth SEC loss.
Texas A&M seeking immediate turnaround against Arkansas
Texas A&M has struggled mightily against Power Five opponents this season and is running out of time to build a solid NCAA Tournament resume. If the Aggies can't begin to right the ship against Arkansas, they may miss out on The Dance.
Aggies look to sustain momentum in road test at Mississippi State
Spirits are certainly higher in the A&M basketball facilities, but Billy Kennedy and his players know the LSU win only matters if it propels them to their first true road win of the season Saturday in Starkville.
Clemson's success highlights Texas A&M's ability to win championships
You hear the comparison all the time. Clemson is the Texas A&M of South Carolina. Looking more closely, the schools have a lot in common, aside from recent football success. But that's the thing. If the Tigers can do it, so can the Aggies.
Aggies find new life in dominant 92-62 win over LSU
In a true team effort in which five Aggie players scored in double figures and there were dunks aplenty, Texas A&M beat LSU for a much-needed SEC win at Reed Arena Wednesday night.
Aggies focused on eliminating turnovers with LSU on tap
There seems to be little mystery about why Texas A&M has started SEC play 0-3, with turnovers at the top of the list of reasons why. Facing LSU at home, Billy Kennedy has his Aggies determined to take care of the ball.
Not-so-sweet '16: A review of Texas A&M's 2016 football season
Texas A&M experienced some breath-taking highs and heartbreaking lows during the 2016 football season, but the way it ended left a bitter taste in most peoples' mouths. Olin Buchanan shared his best and worst moments of the year.
Aggies drop second straight in lopsided loss to Kentucky, 100-58
Texas A&M went to Lexington hoping to turn things around after losing to Tennessee, but it left Rupp Arena looking more lost than ever. Kentucky took it to the Aggies from the opening buzzer and ran away with an easy victory over the Maroon and White.
Aggies must shed recent struggles in road tilt with #6 Kentucky
Though Texas A&M has routinely threatened and twice beaten John Calipari's Wildcats in recent years, Billy Kennedy and his squad know they must play cleaner, more focused basketball on Tuesday.
Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett officially declares for 2017 NFL Draft
After three seasons in Aggieland, two-time All-American defensive end Myles Garrett has officially declared for the 2017 NFL Draft. Garrett has been projected by many as the #1 pick in April's draft.
Dismal second half dooms Texas A&M against Tennessee, 73-63
Texas A&M was unable to turn its assumed size advantage into anything meaningful on Thursday night, and the Aggies went cold from the field in the second half. Combined, those factors were enough to doom A&M to its fourth loss of the season.
Texas A&M set to dive into SEC play against Tennessee Volunteers
Texas A&M is 8-3 going into its conference slate, but the Aggies have cause for optimism. They're strong inside and have playmakers on the low block. Billy Kennedy's group will have its hands full with the Vols, however.
Tantalizingly close to victory, Aggies fall short against Kansas State
Texas A&M was just a couple big plays from pulling out a win in the Texas Bowl against Kansas State on Wednesday night, but that's been the story for the last half of the season. What must the Aggies do to improve in 2017?
Post-Game Wrap: Kansas State 33, Texas A&M 28
Texas A&M Football ∙ 23 days ago by Gabe Bock
Despite a huge night from Josh Reynolds, Texas A&M was never able to climb out of a nine-point halftime hole against Kansas State. Gabe Bock and Olin Buchanan provided their thoughts on the Aggies' fifth loss of the season after the game.
Post-Game Review: Kansas State 33, Texas A&M 28
Texas A&M came close to pulling out a come-from-behind victory over Kansas State in the Texas Bowl, but came up short on fourth down. With the loss, the Aggies finished with an 8-5 record for the third straight year.
Texas A&M seeks positive momentum in Texas Bowl against KSU
The Aggies ended the regular season on a low note, but there is still much to play for in Wednesday's Texas Bowl against Kansas State. A win would give the Texas A&M much-needed momentum going into 2017 and a nine-win season for the first time since 2013.
Healthy Aggies looking to rebound, finish strong against Kansas State
Though Texas A&M has had little success in the closing months of the regular season in recent years, the Aggies have performed well in their bowl games. This year's team is looking to repeat those performances and walk out of Houston with a win.
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