This is the same offensive unit that returned three separate players who are still considered potential first-round draft picks in the 2022 NFL Draft. So how are they so bad, you ask?
It starts with the offensive line, which is among the worst in the nation. They’ve been consistently overpowered with a three-man rush from opposing teams, which is flat-out embarrassing. That said, the poor offense isn’t getting any help from backup quarterback Zach Calzada, who has struggled on the year, landing at 109th on PFF’s midseason quarterback rankings.
Texas A&M football QB Zach Calzada’s career isn’t over though — he still has plenty of room to improve
Granted, it’ll be an uphill battle for Calzada, who is set to make his fourth career start against the most powerful dynasty in the history of college football. Still, “the Cuban Missile” can, and frankly, has to, bounce back.
Without decent quarterback play, it’s hard to imagine this Aggie team outscoring virtually anybody on their schedule. So while improved offensive line play should be a priority, A&M will need better performances out of Zach Calzada, who looks like he’s afraid to throw the football.
That said, there are specific areas of improvement that we need to look at in Calzada as the season moves forward. Here are two of the most important ones.