GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers went back to the defensive side of the ball with their first pick of Day 3 of the NFL draft, adding Texas A&M lineman Kingsley Keke on Saturday's fifth...
Gator Bowl: No. 21 Texas A&M (8-4) vs North Carolina State (9-3), Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
Line: Texas A&M by 7.
Series Record: First meeting.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
A four-game winning streak to end 2018. The Aggies and Wolfpack each have won three straight entering the postseason. Texas A&M hasn't lost since Nov. 3 at Auburn. North Carolina State's last setback came Nov. 8 against Wake Forest.
The 2018 AP All-America team:
Quarterback — Kyler Murray, junior, Oklahoma
Running backs — Jonathan Taylor, sophomore, Wisconsin; Darrell Henderson, junior, Memphis
Tackles — Jonah Williams, junior, Alabama; Mitch Hyatt, senior, Clemson
Guards — Beau Benzschawel, senior, Wisconsin; Bunchy Stallings, senior, Kentucky
Center — Garrett Bradbury, senior, North Carolina State
Tight end — Jace Sternberger, junior, Texas A&M
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher didn't spend much time celebrating his team's blowout win over UAB on Saturday night before talking about how the Aggies must improve next week if they hope to upset No. 10 LSU.
Texas A&M has won three straight games to quickly become a factor in the Southeastern Conference Western Division under first-year coach Jimbo Fisher.
Now the Aggies on Saturday must face one of the league's best defenses in Mississippi State.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tight end Jace Sternberger knew plenty of people were waiting for No. 22 Texas A&M to fall apart after its surprisingly strong start.
The Aggies showed Saturday they're not going away any time soon.
Sternberger had seven catches for 145 yards, Kellen Mond threw for 353 yards and Seth Small had four field goals as Texas A&M held off South Carolina 26-23.