November 10, 2009

Stats point to A&M wins and losses

Texas A&M has made their fans run the gamut of emotions this season, from a blowout loss to Kansas State to A&M's first win in Lubbock in 16 years to an upset defeat at the hands of Colorado. And that's just within the past month.

Prior to the start of the season, the Aggies hoped to obtain six wins and go to a bowl game, which would provide additional postseason practice time for a young team and help solidify one of the country's top recruiting classes. A&M is presently on track for those six wins since they will probably be favored against a Baylor team at home without star quarterback Robert Griffin.

However, A&M has lost close games to an Oklahoma State team without Dez Bryant or Kendall Hunter, and a Colorado team reeling from a 2-6 start which has led people to dream about what might have been in what is arguably a down year for the Big 12 conference.

However, what's been most difficult is everyone's inability to predict how A&M will play from week to week. A&M has now played nine games this season and has accumulated an extensive body of work. It may be difficult to foresee how the Aggies will do, but it's now become evident what A&M needs to do in order to win on a weekly basis.

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