Angry Tomlin initiates changes in Steelers' 36-28 loss
Never mind the comeback the Pittsburgh Steelers made in the second half. Mike Tomlin had seen enough before that, and the 15th-year coach was so upset he started benching players in search of a spark. The defense gave up 176 yards rushing to the Minnesota Vikings in the first half.news.yahoo.com
Spiller helps No. 21 A&M top No. 4 Florida 41-38
“Now I want to see what do you follow up with?”Isaiah Spiller rushed for 174 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 21 Texas A&M beat fourth-ranked Florida 41-38 on Seth Small’s 26-yard field goal as time expired Saturday. Spiller helped get the Aggies get into position for Small’s decisive kick, sending A&M to its first win over a top-five team since a 41-38 victory over No. Florida led 28-24 early in the fourth when Spiller struck again, running 19 yards for a touchdown on a fourth-and-2 play. Spiller bounced off several defenders before waltzing into the end zone and then hitting the Florida fan section with a Gator chomp.
5 things to watch as Texas A&M hosts South Carolina
Texas A&M (6-3) will host South Carolina (4-6) at Kyle Field on Saturday night in their last home game of 2019. With only four wins, South Carolina will need to beat Texas A&M and Clemson in their final two games to even be considered for a bowl game. One of the strongest aspects of this South Carolina team is their defensive line. The defensive line as a whole is a tackling machine at the line of scrimmage. "When you look at their defensive line, they are one of the top in this league," Fisher said.
5 things to watch as the Aggies take on Mississippi State on Saturday
Getty ImagesBy Jack Holmes/ContributorTexas A&M (4-3) will host Mississippi State (3-4) at Kyle Field on Saturday afternoon. Texas A&M is looking to beat Mississippi State for the first time since 2015. For whatever reason, both of the SECs Mississippi schools have had the Aggies number in recent years. This year is as good as any for the Aggies to buck the trend and leave October with two wins over their Mississippi foes. Aggie fans will be happy to know that quarterback Nick Fitzgerald has finally graduated from Mississippi State.
Q&A with SEC Defensive Player of the Week Buddy Johnson
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Linebacker Buddy Johnson was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week after his performance in Texas A&M's 24-17 win over Ole Miss On Saturday. Q: Do you think a play like that can spark a defense and give you some momentum coming down the stretch here? A: It was big for us to play a quarterback like this and then play another quarterback like that the next week. A: Andre is making big strides for the team and him as a player. He's a freshman, and now he's making plays.