In the media, the Texas A&M Football team’s season will come down to a couple of key matchups. Specifically, the entire season will likely boil down to a single matchup against the Alabama Crimson Tide, which could determine the outcome of the season.
Hopefully, that outcome will be a College Football Playoff appearance and a run at a National Championship. After a 9-1 season that finished with an Orange Bowl win, that’s what the standard is in College Station.
But if you take a step back, TAMU’s 2021 season will be defined by a few more matchups. Outside of the marquee matchups in LSU, Alabama, and Auburn, there are a handful of games that Jimbo Fisher will expect to win.
If you want a full breakdown of the Aggies’ matchups, we did that earlier this summer. Today, we’ll be talking about the three games with blowout potential in the Aggies’ favor.
Texas A&M Football blowout honorable mention: Arkansas Razorbacks
The first opponent on this list that the Aggies should blow out is Arkansas. When it comes to talent gaps in the SEC, this is as big as you’ll find. Arkansas is unanimously the worst program in the conference. Their three-win season in 2020 contained more wins than they’ve seen since 2017 when they won four games.
The Razorbacks are bad, but they were actually relatively competitive in 2020. They played the Aggies close, only losing by 10 points, and got their first SEC win in 20 games against the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
For that reason, I have the Arkansas Razorbacks listed as an honorable mention.
Even so, this is Arkansas. Even simply a competitive game against Texas A&M would be considered a miracle. Expect Jimbo Fisher’s team to blow out Arkansas in a home game that will likely be electric after a long time without fans. This one should be a big confidence booster for the Aggies.