Ole Miss Football First Look: Texas A&M

Ole Miss First look Texas A&M

Ole Miss football faces Texas A&M on Saturday in Oxford. Here is your first look at the Texas A&M Aggies.

Texas A&M Season So Far

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/04 Kent State W 41-10 Home
09/11 Colorado W 10-7 Neutral
09/18 New Mexico W 34-0 Home
09/25 Arkansas L 10-20 Neutral
10/02 Miss State L 22-26 Home
10/09 Alabama W 41-38 Home
10/16 Missouri W 35-14 Away
10/23 S Carolina W 44-14 Home
11/06 Auburn W 20-3 Home
11/13 Mississippi 7:00 PM Away
11/20 Prairie View A&M 12:00 PM Home
11/27 LSU 12:00 PM Away

Key Stats

Stat (per game) Texas A&M Ole Miss
Points 28.6 37.8
Points Allowed 14.7 27.0
Total YDS 397.6 524.2
Pass YDS 206.2 286.3
Rush YDS 191.3 237.9
Total YDS Allowed 317.8 432.7
Pass YDS Allowed 194.7 237.3
Rush YDS Allowed 123.1 195.3

Texas A&M Injuries and Suspensions

 
(!)[QB] 09/13/2021 – Haynes King is out indefinitely (Tibia)
[OL] 10/07/2021 – Luke Matthews is out indefinitely (Shoulder)
[DB] 10/06/2021 – Brian George is out for season (Undisclosed)
[DB] 10/06/2021 – Myles Jones is out for season (Foot)
[WR] 10/18/2021 – Hezekiah Jones is out for season (Shoulder)
[QB] 11/06/2021 – Zach Calzada is probable Saturday vs Mississippi (Shoulder)
[S] 11/06/2021 – Keldrick Carper is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi (Undisclosed)
[S] 11/06/2021 – Brian Williams is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi (Undisclosed)

Source: statfox.com

Challenges for Ole Miss

This one’s another tough challenge for Ole Miss. Texas A&M has a solid offense but where they really make their money is with their defense. The Aggies are 16th nationally and third in the SEC in total defense. A&M defenders have intercepted 10 passes so far this season. They allow opponents to convert on just about 33 percent of third-down situations. A big reason for the Aggies’ defensive success is defensive lineman Tyree Johnson who has 17.5 sacks during his career at A&M including eight this season. To have a shot at earning a win the Ole Miss blockers must account for players like Johnson.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 6:00 PM CT (7:00 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the ESPN Network.

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