Despite a few speed bumps in the Texas A&M football team’s 2021 season, the Aggies have been trending in the right direction as of late. After dropping out of the AP Poll as a result of their second consecutive loss.
With Jimbo Fisher as head coach, fans knew better than to give up on their team.
The Aggies bounced back with a big win over Alabama before marching into Columbia, Missouri, and destroying the Tigers a week later. This has catapulted A&M back into the national spotlight, giving them a tiny “17” next to their name, as they’re now considered the 17th-best team in the nation according to the AP Poll.
Even if it’s not the season Texas A&M football fans wanted, there is a lot of optimism surrounding this Aggie football team
Even though there is a lot of optimism surrounding the Texas A&M football team right now, one thing remains clear — a two-loss season was not what the Aggies were shooting for when the season began.
In year four of Jimbo Fisher, A&M was expected to compete for a spot in the College Football Playoff. With two losses on the year, this isn’t technically off the table, but it seems like a longshot for a team that hasn’t proven that it can produce offense consistently.
Still, there are more than a handful of reasons for optimism, three of which I am going to discuss today.