Editor's note: This is Part I in a weeklong series looking at the five most pressing concerns Texas A&M faces this offseason. While quarterback Johnny Manziel's NFL draft announcement was perhaps the most anticipated and newsworthy, the biggest draft-related decision for Texas A&M might have come from one of Manziel's protectors, offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi.
about 1586 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- All the way back in July when he was in Hoover, Ala., for the media extravaganza known as SEC media days, Texas A&M offensive tackle Jake Matthews saw the overflow crowd that surrounded quarterback Johnny Manziel's podium, fielded questions about Manziel, who was the show seemingly everyone came to see, and offered an amusing thought: he needed a nickname.
about 1662 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - After losing a left tackle who was the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft and a center who was a two-year starter at the position and a four-year starter overall, it was easy to believe that there would be a drop-off in performance from the Texas A&M offensive line.
about 1682 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
Today, we're looking at Texas A&M as the Aggies try to expand on their success in their first season in the SEC. Coach: Kevin Sumlin (46-19 overall, 11-2 at Texas A&M) 2012 record: 11-2 Key losses: OT Luke Joeckel, DE Damontre Moore, LB Sean Porter, LB Jonathan Stewart, WR Ryan Swope Key returnees: WR Mike Evans, DB Toney Hurd, QB Johnny Manziel, OT Jake Matthews, OT Cedric Ogbuehi Newcomer to watch: RB Brandon Williams Biggest games in 2013: vs.
about 1755 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
Editor's note: The season is nearly upon us, and TideNation is taking steps to get you ready for every one of Alabama's regular-season opponents. Every Tuesday and Thursday we'll go through each week of the Crimson Tide's schedule, starting with the season-opener against Virginia Tech and closing with the finale against Auburn.
about 1802 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
The options for Manvel (Texas) High School standout Koda Martin were plentiful. Whether it was choice of colleges or a choice of positions, the 6-foot-6, 247-pound four-star prospect had a chance to determine his future a number of ways.
about 1813 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | NCF On The Trail
2012 record: 11-2 2012 conference record: 6-2 (tied for second, West Division) Returning starters: Offense: 6; defense: 6; kicker/punter: 1 Top returners QB Johnny Manziel, RB Ben Malena, OT Jake Matthews, WR Mike Evans, DT Kirby Ennis, OLB Steven Jenkins, CB Deshazor Everett, S Howard Matthews Key losses LT Luke Joeckel, C Patrick Lewis, WR Ryan Swope, DE Damontre Moore, OLB Sean Porter, MLB Johnathan Stewart, FS Steven Terrell 2012 statistical leaders (*returners) Rushing: Johnny Manziel* (1,409 yards) Passing: Johnny Manziel* (3,706) Receiving: Mike Evans* (1,105) Tackles: Damontre Moore (85) Sacks: Damontre Moore (12.
about 1847 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
GigEmNation writer Sam Khan Jr. chatted with readers on Friday about Texas A&M football and recruiting. Here's the full transcript of the chat. Here's an excerpt from the chat: Kevin (Texas): Without Luke [Joeckel], will Texas A&M'S offensive line be as strong as last year's?
about 1849 days ago | GigEmNation staff | Texas A&M Aggies
With the spring evaluation period fully underway, Texas A&M assistant coaches have been visiting high schools throughout the state and the country to check in on commitments, current targets and potential future targets in recruiting.
about 1849 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
Texas A&M had five players chosen in the 2013 NFL draft last week: offensive tackle Luke Joeckel (No. 2 overall, Jacksonville), running back Christine Michael (62nd overall, Seattle), defensive end Damontre Moore (81st, New York Giants), linebacker Sean Porter (118th, Cincinnati) and receiver Ryan Swope (174th, Arizona).
about 1853 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies