3 reasons Texas A&M football will exceed their preseason win total projection

FanDuel has begun to release preseason win total projections. Here's why Texas A&M football will exceed the mark they set out.

Sep 16, 2023; College Station, Texas, USA; Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Conner Weigman (15) and
Sep 16, 2023; College Station, Texas, USA; Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Conner Weigman (15) and / Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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New OC for Texas A&M football Collin Klein will unlock Conner Weigman's potential

By far the most exciting piece on this Texas A&M football roster is the returning signal caller, Conner Weigman. Though in limited time, Weigman has nevertheless shown his acumen in both the physical and mental aspects of the game repeatedly over the past two seasons.

Now, returning from injury, he finds himself in a much better situation than before. True, there is no longer an Evan Stewart to throw to, but rather than having to operate in a Jimbo/Petrino system, Weigman now has one of the most innovative offensive minds in the game at the controls of the offense in Collin Klein.

Klein, with his creativity and innovation, consistently pumped out top-quality offenses at a program with much lesser talent up in Manhattan, Kansas. Skyler Howard and Adrian Martinez, while both decent players, pale in comparison to the pure talent that Weigman boasts; not to mention the wealth of skill talent that the Aggies still possess, even after the portal cycle wreaked its havoc.

With Klein cooking up offensive schemes and Weigman operating from behind center, I expect to see not only an explosive attack for the Aggies this fall, but a consummately efficient one. Klein's balanced playcalling is one of the best things about him, as is his innovation in creating different run looks for a defense. When the rushing attack is working, of course, that makes the QB's life even easier.

We know what Weigman can do. He showed his talent in a much more adverse situation, system-wise. Now, he will be able to unleash it fully under Klein's tutelage. I wouldn't count out hearing his name in Heisman discussions late in the year—that's how good I expect this offense to be.