Texas A&M Football schedule: 5 toughest games in the 2018 season

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LSU Tigers Final 2017 ranking: 18

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Scouting Report

LSU is the only SEC West opponent Texas A&M has yet to beat since they joined the SEC. The school and its fans are hoping Jimbo Fisher, who helped guide LSU to a couple national championships as an assistant coach, can turn things around against a team that has flat out had the Aggies’ number.

Each loss to the Tigers gets more agonizing. They’ve lost by five, 24, six, 12, 15, and 24 in the six times they’ve face off. It is almost a mental advantage at this point, and something, or someone, spectacular is going to have to come through. Not even the great Johnny Football was enough to beat the Tigers (although he played them in his second game ever and played very injured in 2013).

The Tigers come into this season with a lot of questions at quarterback. None of their current players have started a game at the D-1 level, although they are still on the hunt for quarterback transfers.

They’ve been in this situation before, and generally their dominant defense and run game have been enough to get them through. That should still be the case in 2018. Losing Darius Guice to the NFL is tough, but don’t sleep on their system that seems to churn out NFL backs every other year.