Happy Thursday, everyone! We’re only two days away from the week’s only top-25 matchup between No.15 Texas A&M and No. 24 Ole Miss. A reminder that kickoff for the game is set for 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, and will air on ESPN.
Here are two things to know
- Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin talked during Wednesday’s SEC teleconference about having to face another one of his coaching friends in Ole Miss’s Hugh Freeze.
- Texas A&M’s football equipment staff tweeted a photo announcing that the new #AggieNights helmets have arrived in College Station. The equipment staff followed up with a tweet insisting that the noon ET kickoff won’t negatively affect the look of the helmets.
Other Texas A&M news from around the Internet
- Saturday Down South’s Sean Labar wrote a column detailing Texas A&M’s “division championship roadmap.”
- Four-star athlete Jack Jones (Long Beach, Calif./Poly) told 247Sports.com’s Ryan Bartow that Texas A&M has been consistent in recruiting him. “I like them,” Jones said of Texas A&M. “They’re my team to beat. It’s very nice there. Plus they keep hitting me up.”
- Former Texas A&M and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans sat down with AggieFBLife’s Haley Graves to talk about his time in College Station, his favorite Aggies uniform combination and his time so far in the NFL in the #AskTheAg segment.
The best stories around the SEC
- Alabama RB Kenyan Drake writes touching message to fallen teammate Altee Tenpenny
- Nick Saban on Altee Tenpenny: “This is obviously a tragedy”
- Ole Miss’ DB Trae Elston cleared to play against Texas A&M
- Les Miles: LSU backup RB Darrel Williams “will play in the NFL”
- Auburn DE Carl Lawson off crutches, could return soon