Texas A&M Football: Ranking Aggies’ remaining games by toughness

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The Texas A&M football team has stumbled to a 5-2 record so far in 2021. I use the word “stumbled” because the season hasn’t necessarily gone as planned — the Aggies dropped two games but won their version of a midseason Super Bowl against Alabama.

Still, the season is far from over. Just over the halfway point, Texas A&M still has five regular-season games remaining on the docket. Two of those teams are ranked in the AP Top-25.

Today, I’m going to rank each of the Aggies’ remaining opponents by toughness, starting with a walk in the park.

Texas A&M Football Opponent Rankings, No. 5: Prairie View A&M

The Texas A&M football team will take on Prairie View A&M in a confidence-building matchup before they finish the year against LSU. In fairness, Prairie View is one of the better FCS teams in the country, sitting at first place in the SWAC.

No, not the SWC, which A&M was in for years, the SWAC.

That said, the Panthers are sitting at 4-1 with a handful of convincing wins. Unfortunately, their only loss came in 40-9 fashion against the University of Incarnate Word, which is often referred to as the “Alabama of San Antonio.” What makes that joke even more depressing is the fact that they’re not even the best football team in San Antonio. That honor goes to UTSA, which is currently ranked in the AP Poll.

Honestly, I’m getting depressed just talking about this.

Texas A&M should beat Prairie View by a very large total. Anything short of a blowout should have Aggie fans shivering in their boots.