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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Aggies reach midway point still searching for their 'mid-season' form
Through five games, Texas A&M's offense has been marred by an obvious lack of production as the Aggies have limped to a 3-2 start. With the biggest test of the season on deck, the Maroon & White are still hoping to finally play their best football of the season.
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TexAgs Rewind (10/3)
Monday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs' columnist Olin Buchanan, TexAgs' Co-Owner and Executive Editor Billy Liucci and Tom Hart of the SEC Network.
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Learned, Loved, Loathed: Mississippi State 42, Texas A&M 24
Whether it was a lack of offensive spark or a faltering secondary, Texas A&M had no answers for Mississippi State on Saturday as the Aggies suffered their second loss of the season to an unranked foe. Olin Buchanan shares what he learned, loved and loathed about A&M's performance.
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Mississippi State routs No. 17 A&M as Aggies falter in all three phases
Mississippi State bested the Aggies in every phase of the game Saturday in Starkville as the Bulldogs scored on defense and special teams and moved the ball at will on offense. The Ags had four turnovers and were a combined 3-for-11 on third and fourth downs.
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Success in running game & secondary necessary vs. Mississippi State
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Olin Buchanan
No. 17 Texas A&M hits the road for its first true away game of the 2022 season this Saturday at 3 p.m. in Starkville, Mississippi. The Aggies seek revenge after falling to Mike Leach and the Mississippi State Bulldogs last year at Kyle Field, 26-22.
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Key Matchups: No. 17 Texas A&M at Mississippi State
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Olin Buchanan
The Aggies are back in action on Saturday evening as they travel to Starkville for a 3 p.m. CT matchup with Mississippi State at Davis Wade Stadium. Olin Buchanan details the in-game matchups that will have the greatest impact on the outcome of this weekend's showdown.
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TexAgs Rewind (9/30)
Friday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs' columnist Olin Buchanan, Co-Host of Stillman & Co. Caroline Fenton, TexAgs' Co-Owner and Executive Editor Billy Liucci and The Final Countdown with the McKinney Bros.
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Pick Six: The TexAgs crew picks six games against the spread
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 3 days ago by David Nuño
During Friday’s edition of TexAgs Radio, Billy Liucci, David Nuño, Olin Buchanan, the McKinney brothers, Caroline Fenton, and Rocco Robinson pick the top games of the weekend! Can Liucci beat Rocco? Steve beat Seth? Follow along all season long and offer your picks in the thread!
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Gamblin' Geezers: Betting guide for this week's college football action
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 4 days ago by David Sandhop
Betting advice, anyone? Ahead of Week 5 of college football, David Sandhop and Olin Buchanan talk picks, odds, news and over/unders for 10 key games in this latest edition of Gamblin' Geezers.
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Players to Watch: No. 17 Texas A&M at Mississippi State
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Olin Buchanan
It's a clash of different shades of Maroon in Starkville as the 17th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies travel to face Mike Leach and the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Olin Buchanan identifies a handful of players to keep an eye on from both the Aggies and the Bulldogs.
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SEC Round-Up: Alabama goes for 15th-consecutive win over Arkansas
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Nick Saban's Alabama empire has been less dominant away from Tuscaloosa, but the Tide hasn't stumbled against Arkansas since 2006. On Saturday, Alabama again hits the road as they face Sam Pittman's Razorbacks in a top-20 matchup in Fayetteville.
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TexAgs Rewind (9/29)
Thursday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs' columnist Olin Buchanan with former Texas A&M QB Stephen McGee, Houston Texans Sideline Analyst John Harris, former Texas A&M WR Ryan Swope and The Fan Show.
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Liucci: Texas A&M commit David Hicks is a five-star on and off the field
Football Recruiting ⋅ 4 days ago by Billy Liucci
On Wednesday afternoon, 2023 Katy Paetow five-star DL David Hicks announced his commitment to Texas A&M, choosing the Aggies over Oklahoma and others. During Thursday's edition of TexAgs Radio, Billy Liucci discussed what makes Hicks such a special prospect.
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Ainias Smith's leadership will endure despite season-ending injury
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Texas A&M going to miss its do-it-all leader Ainias Smith for the remainder of the 2022 season, and if Saturday was the last time Aggie faithful see "Sub Zero" in the Maroon & White, it is only right to remember his Aggie career for what it was: Legendary.
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TexAgs Rewind (9/28)
Wednesday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs' columnist Olin Buchanan, The Voice of the Aggies Andrew Monaco, Recruiting Country with Ryan Brauninger and Peter Burns of the SEC Network.
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Around CFB: Undefeated Kansas finding rare gridiron success in 2022
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Olin Buchanan
Kansas football is sitting at 4-0 after posting its first perfect month since September of 2009, a season in which KU finished 5-7. While excitement is high in Lawrence, history might indicate that this gridiron success will likely be shortlived for the Jayhawks.
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TexAgs Rewind (9/27)
Tuesday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs' columnist Olin Buchanan, former Texas A&M Tight End Jamie McCoy, former Texas A&M Defensive Back Jordan Pugh and Mississippi State Insider Robbie Faulk.
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Fisher urges Aggies to increase urgency while also remaining relaxed
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 7 days ago by Olin Buchanan
During his Monday afternoon press conference, Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher seemed to be relaying mixed signals to his football team. The Aggies' head man is calling for more urgency on the field while also playing relaxed as the SEC grind begins to heat up.
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TexAgs Rewind (9/26)
Monday's edition of the rewind heard the GO Hour with TexAgs' columnist Olin Buchanan, TexAgs' Co-Owner and Executive Editor Billy Liucci and Tom Hart of the SEC Network.
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Learned, Loved, Loathed: Texas A&M 23, Arkansas 21
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Olin Buchanan
For the second consecutive week, Texas A&M has knocked off a top-15 foe as the Maroon & White escaped Arlington with a 23-21 victory on Saturday night. Olin Buchanan shares what he learned, loved and loathed about the Ags' performance vs. Arkansas.
 
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