Sports No. 7 A&M hosts New Mexico looking for 11th straight victory

No. 7 A&M hosts New Mexico looking for 11th straight victory

No. 7 A&M hosts New Mexico looking for 11th straight victory

Unique Mexico (2-0) at No. 7 Texas A&M (2-0), Saturday at midday EDT (SEC Community).

Line: Texas A&M by 30 ½, consistent with FanDuel Sportsbook.

Series enlighten: Texas A&M leads 4-0

WHAT’S AT STAKE?

Taking a look to improve their a hit hasten to 11 games, the Aggies have to accumulate their offense going this week after a subpar performance in a 10-7 recover from Colorado. This sport is Texas A&M’s closing non-convention tune-up sooner than the Aggies launch Southeastern Conference play Sept. 25 in opposition to No. 20 Arkansas. A get would give them their first 3-0 originate up since opening the 2016 season with six consecutive wins.

KEY MATCHUP

Texas A&M QB Zach Calzada will accumulate his first profession originate up Saturday after Haynes King had surgical treatment to repair a broken leg this week after being injured in opposition to the Buffaloes. He’ll face a Unique Mexico team that ranks 74th within the nation after allowing 214.5 yards passing by the first two games. Calzada had some usaand downs in opposition to Colorado after King modified into harm. He lost a fumble cessation to the purpose line with about 9 minutes left but bounced again to throw an 18-yard TD traipse with 2: 41 closing to give the Aggies the get.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Unique Mexico: QB Terry Wilson, a switch from Kentucky, threw for a profession-high 381 yards with three touchdowns closing week to develop Mountain West offensive player of the week honors. Wilson has thrown for 559 yards and six touchdowns without an interception in two games this season.

Texas A&M: RB Isaiah Spiller needs 54 yards dashing to traipse Johnny Manziel (2,169) and switch into 17th on the college’s profession dashing list. Spiller had 113 yards dashing in A&M’s opener but is calling to rebound this week after he modified into little to true 20 yards dashing on eight carries in opposition to Colorado.

FACTS & FIGURES

These teams first met in 1926 and their closing assembly modified into a 55-14 A&M victory in 2017. … Unique Mexico is 2-0 for the first time in 16 years. … The Lobos are 6-56 all-time in opposition to ranked opponents and a pair of-30 on the facet toll road in opposition to teams within the High 25. … Unique Mexico’s closing recover from a ranked team modified into a 47-35 victory over No. 25 Utah in 2003. Their closing recover from an SEC team modified into in opposition to Missouri in 2005. … Texas A&M is 12-0 all-time in opposition to teams currently within the Mountain West Conference. … TE Jalen Wydermyer’s 12 profession touchdown catches are the most by a factual result in college history. … Texas A&M ranks third within the nation by allowing 99.5 yards passing a sport.

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