Will Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett play this weekend?
The junior defensive end missed the New Mexico State game two weeks ago and was limited against Mississippi State with an ankle injury, but saw plenty of action in the Aggies’ 29-28 loss to Ole Miss last Saturday.
But with UTSA on the docket this week, that was the question posed to Aggies’ defensive coordinator John Chavis on Tuesday.
“We’re in a position where we’ve got to shoot every bullet we’ve got,” Chavis said, according to 247Sports’ Brian Perrroni.
While Chavis did not provide a definitive answer, it sounds like Garrett will in the plans against the Roadrunners.
The third-year player and potential No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft had just one tackle against the Rebels last week. The Aggies are a big favorite against Texas-San Antonio, which is headed by ex-LSU assistant Frank Wilson.
Garrett’s presence against the Roadrunners may not be needed, but coming off back-to-back losses against the SEC’s two Mississippi schools, Texas A&M may not be taking any chances.
The Aggies are already with starting quarterback Trevor Knight, whose season was ended early after suffering a season-ending injury against Mississippi State. They are also dealing with injuries to starting safety Armani Watts and cornerback Priest Willis.
Texas A&M will take on UTSA at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday.