In a preview article for Insider's Summer Stock series, Vince Verhei writes that the Aggies' late-season formula of QB Ryan Tannehill, RB Cyrus Gray and a stingy red zone defense could have Texas A&M in the thick of the Big 12 title hunt.
Bruce Feldman spent a lot of time in College Station last week, and from the sounds of it, Von Miller and Jerrod Johnson are ready to go out and grab a Big 12 title by hook or by crook. If you saw the Thanksgiving game vs. Texas, it could happen.
Bruce Feldman sits down for a long and detailed interview with Oregon State coach Mike Riley, covering topics ranging from Alabama in the 1970s to the fly sweep to Quizz Rodgers to the state of the Pac-10. Plus: another Terrelle Pryor NFL debate.
Mailbags, by nature, have many topics. Tackled (pun intended) by Feldman here: Texas A&M as a Big 12 contender, Les Miles' hot seat, Terrelle Pryor's maturity, a redo of the top 15 picks of the 2000 NFL draft, and Jeff Tedford's future. Go get it.
Continuing their 2009 team previews, the Football Outsiders move on to New Orleans, where a volatile tight end may be relegated to second-string duties, while the Saints' secondary gets a boost from a promising second-year corner.