Texas A&M Football: 5 bold predictions for October 2021

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Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher and Alabama head coach Nick Saban chat at midfield before their game at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas on Saturday October 12, 2019.

Bold Prediction No. 2: The Texas A&M football team won’t go undefeated, but they’ll come close

Prior to the start of the season, the Texas A&M football team’s identity was simple — they’re the team that can knock off the dynasty that is Alabama. Unfortunately, things don’t quite look that way anymore after A&M took a tough loss to Arkansas.

I think the Aggies can still give ‘Bama a fight.

Any issues with this Aggie football team have been in relation to mistakes made by young players and significant injuries to the offense. This includes a handful of banged-up offensive linemen and an injury to the team’s starting quarterback.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like Haynes King will be returning before the ‘Bama game, but this is a highly talented team that should be able to compete with virtually anybody in the country. Because there will be no King, it would be delusional to say that I think A&M will take down ‘Bama. Still, I think they can put up a fight.

I think the Aggies will play the Crimson Tide extremely close, giving them another good fight. I think it’ll be enough to create a conversation a conversation around the possibility of the Aggies being the first two-loss team to make the College Football Playoff.

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