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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Longhorns join Southeastern Conference with grandiose expectations
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 7 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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Auburn leaning on new additions to help manage 'mood shifts'
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 9 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Hugh Freeze and the Tigers encountered several dramatic turns over the 2023 season, peaking with a three-game SEC win streak and plummeting with a shocking loss to New Mexico State. Now, Auburn hopes to tread on less precarious ground with the help of new key additions.
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TexAgs Rewind (7/3)
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 10 days ago by TexAgs Radio
Wednesday's edition of the rewind heard TexAgs senior recruiting analyst Jason Howell join the GO Hour, 12th Man Productions Will Johnson, TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci and D1Baseball's Kendall Rogers.
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Earley's introduction marks a new chapter for Texas A&M baseball
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 11 days ago by Olin Buchanan
On Tuesday, Michael Earley was introduced as A&M's 21st head baseball coach in front of a large gathering of Aggies inside the Hall of Champions. Time will tell if he fits the bill as a "home run" hire, but in his three years guiding the offense, A&M hit its fair share of homers.
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TexAgs Rewind (7/1)
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 12 days ago by TexAgs Radio
Monday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs columnist Olin Buchanan, TexAgs baseball analyst Ryan Brauninger, former Texas A&M catcher Michael Barash and TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci.
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The Swinney story: Something to consider as Alberts' search continues
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 14 days ago by Olin Buchanan
As Texas A&M inches closer to hiring its next head baseball coach, AD Trev Alberts should carefully consider the story of Dabo Swinney. Plenty of great candidates are waiting for a chance. Sometimes a program doesn’t have to hire an “elite” coach to get an elite coach.
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A&M's next baseball coach will have resources aplenty for elite status
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 15 days ago by Olin Buchanan
With the departure of former Texas A&M head coach baseball coach Jim Schlossnagle to Texas, the Aggies are in full gear looking to find his replacement. Whoever is chosen as A&M's next skipper will be given elite resources to help the Aggies pick up where they left off in 2024.
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TexAgs Rewind (6/28)
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 15 days ago by TexAgs Radio
Friday's edition of the rewind heard former Texas A&M outfielder J.B. Moss join the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan and David Nuño, Texas A&M baseball players Ryan Prager and Travis Chestnut in-studio and TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci.
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Moss won't let betrayal overshadow best team in A&M baseball history
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 15 days ago by David Nuño
After a crazy week for the Texas A&M baseball, former Aggie outfielder J.B. Moss joined Wednesday's edition of TexAgs Radio to discuss all his emotions and thoughts toward the situation. Moss also spoke on A&M's ongoing coaching search.
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Texas A&M's coaching search must focus on finding the right man
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 16 days ago by Olin Buchanan
With the head baseball coach position vacant in Aggieland, Texas A&M's focus must shift away from who left to finding the right replacement for the Maroon & White. There are a number of candidates on the market who appear capable of keeping A&M among the sport's powers.
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Schlossnagle tops list of traitors after misleading A&M earlier this week
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 17 days ago by Olin Buchanan
After spurning Texas A&M for the University of Texas, baseball coach Jim Schlossnagle will forever be known as a traitor within the College Station city limits. Trading his Aggie Maroon for burnt orange, the 53-year-old was introduced as the Longhorn skipper on Wednesday.
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TexAgs Rewind (6/26)
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 17 days ago by TexAgs Radio
Wednesday's edition of the rewind heard TexAgs co-owner Billy Liucci join the GO Hour with TexAgs columnist Olin Buchanan, TexAgs baseball analyst Ryan Brauninger, Recruiting Country with Jason Howell and former Texas A&M baseball player John Scheschuk.
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Billy Liucci joins TA Radio after Jim Schlossnagle crosses rival lines
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 17 days ago by Billy Liucci
It's been a shocking 24 hours for Texas A&M fans as Jim Schlossnagle has accepted the Texas baseball head coaching position and brought his entire staff with him. TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci joined Wednesday's edition of TA Radio to discuss the matter.
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TexAgs Rewind (6/24)
Texas A&M Baseball ⋅ 19 days ago by TexAgs Radio
Monday's edition of the rewind heard TexAgs managing editor Richard Zane join the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan , TexAgs baseball analyst Ryan Brauninger, former Texas A&M infielder Scott Livingstone and TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci.
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TexAgs Rewind (6/21)
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 22 days ago by TexAgs Radio
Friday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan and David Nuño, ESPN's Dani Wexelman, The Baseball Bunch with Ryan Brauninger and Scott Clendenin and TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci.
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Collier's PPI Dreamchasers gives international athletes a chance to shine
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 23 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The founder and director of PPI Dreamchasers, Brandon Collier provides international football players a chance to showcase their abilities to colleges in the USA. This past week, Collier brought a trio of athletes for Mike Elko & Co. to view their athletic and football abilities.
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TexAgs Rewind (6/19)
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 24 days ago by TexAgs Radio
Wednesday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs columnist Olin Buchanan and TexAgs managing editor Richard Zane, TexAgs baseball analyst Ryan Brauninger, Recruiting Country with Jason Howell and D1Baseball's Kendall Rogers.
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Lebby's Starkville arrival likely a step towards more explosive offenses
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 25 days ago by Olin Buchanan
In 2023, Mississippi State's offense was problematic as the Bulldogs slumped to a 5-7 finish and moved on from head coach Zach Arnett. With Jeff Lebby taking the reins, those in Starkville are hopeful his offensive success will translate from his time as a coordinator.
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TexAgs Rewind (6/17)
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 26 days ago by TexAgs Radio
Monday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with Olin Buchanan, TexAgs baseball analyst Ryan Brauninger, TexAgs managing editor Richard Zane and TexAgs co-owner and executive editor Billy Liucci.
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New defensive coordinator Blake Baker key to LSU's success in 2024
26 days ago by Olin Buchanan
After struggling defensively in 2023, LSU looks to change its ways under Blake Baker, who is back in Baton Rouge now as defensive coordinator. The Tigers return four of their five starters on the offensive line, but the defensive line may face its lumps early on.
 
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