Three huge overreactions to the Texas A&M football spring game

The Maroon and White game has come and gone for Texas A&M football. Let's overreact.
Sep 2, 2023; College Station, Texas, USA; Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Conner Weigman (15)
Sep 2, 2023; College Station, Texas, USA; Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Conner Weigman (15) / Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports
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Three huge overreactions after Texas A&M football puts on a show in the Maroon and White spring game

Well, that was one heck of a spring game for Texas A&M football. Not a whole lot of offense to go around—I think the two sides combined for fewer than 500 yards—but that, in my opinion, reflects the leaps and bounds that the defense has taken rather than a lack of offensive potential.

Indeed, that big leap forward by the defense will be a bit of a theme here in this overreactions column. Though this is titled to suggest that the predictions I will make are not realistic, I do think there is a very real chance for the Aggies to have one of the best defenses in the country—and that's not just based on what we saw today, though it is supported by it.

Conner Weigman continued to recover from surgery and was a bit limited today. There is certainly a need at wide receiver. But other than those two things, almost everything else in this spring game was encouraging.

It had just such a different vibe around it than previous years. Sometimes, under Jimbo, you'd see the defense dominating but it felt like that was due to poor offensive execution. Not so today. The Aggie defense was playing with their hair on fire and just physically dominating the game. The play was crisp on both sides.

So, all that said—what kind of predictions and overreactions can we make to this game? Let's jump right in.