If we’re honest there’s always some concern that Texas A&M football won’t have quite the successful season we’re hoping for. What if it all goes wrong?
If you’ve been following Texas A&M football long enough you’ve probably heard the phrase BAS, Battered Aggie Syndrome. If you haven’t, it’s an affliction caused by Aggie teams that crumble and fall apart causing disappointment and heartbreak.
Aggie football has let us all down more than once. And unfortunately, a disappointing 2017 campaign might be a bit more believable than an SEC title. Sans Johnny Manziel the football team hasn’t come close to sniffing the upper half of the conference, let alone winning it. Sumlin needs W’s, and those aren’t easy to come by in the SEC.
In an effort to keep us well-rounded, we’ve also published the best case scenario for Texas A&M football in 2017. If you want reasons for hope, go read that piece next. However, just as there is a perpetual hope inside every Aggie fan, that nagging feeling of “we’ve been here before” reminds us that the end results might not be perfect.
If 2017 really is a year to forget for Texas A&M Football, and its possible that could be the case, here are the five things that could go significantly wrong and send the season into turmoil.