5 biggest Texas A&M football spring practice storylines: Position battles and more

Tracking the five biggest threads to watch for Texas A&M football throughout spring practice.

Sep 16, 2023; College Station, Texas, USA; Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Conner Weigman (15)
Sep 16, 2023; College Station, Texas, USA; Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Conner Weigman (15) / Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Texas A&M football spring storylines: Collin Klein's offensive scheme

Finally, a modern offensive scheme! This is exactly what Texas A&M football fans have been asking for over the past three-plus years.

One thing that I'm excited for about Klein is that this doesn't at all feel like an overcorrection. It would have been easy to go too far in the other direction from Jimbo Fisher's offense and get a coordinator that too much embraces the hurry-up, spread style that the Aggies had under Sumlin.

While there are aspects of that style in Klein's offense, it is far deeper than that. In fact, it may be the most eclectic offensive system in the nation. It is still predicated on physicality and tough play up front—aspects that Aggie fans were glad to embrace when the change was made from Sumlin to Fisher—but it is neither overly complicated for the guys running it, nor is it as limited in its looks as things were under Fisher.

The biggest question here is how quickly the players can pick it up. The Aggies face a tough test in game one of the season, as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish come to town, so there's not a whole lot of time to work things out in-game. Spring install will be crucial, but the detail-oriented nature of Klein and Elko together make me feel bullish that the scheme's implementation will go smoothly.