UMass (1-9) at Texas A&M (3-7), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN+, SEC Network+)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Texas A&M by 33 1/2.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Milroe threw for three touchdowns in his first start and No. 1 Alabama made a final goal-line stand to escape with a 24-20 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday night in a battle of backup quarterbacks.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Bryce Young didn't start the game against Texas A&M because of sprained right shoulder, leaving Jalen Milroe as his replacement.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Looking for a way to get his team back on track after an upset last week, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher benched quarterback Haynes King for Max Johnson, and the LSU transfer came through to help the Aggies down the Miami on Saturday night.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Despite having a career day Saturday, coach Jimbo Fisher knows quarterback Haynes King can do much more.
“That’s a solid performance and he can play better than that,” Fisher said.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Haynes King will start for the sixth-ranked Texas A&M Aggies in their opener against Sam Houston State Saturday.
Coach Jimbo Fisher announced Monday that King had won the job after vying with Max Johnson and Conner Weigman during camp.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Texas A&M quarterback Zach Calzada is transferring to Auburn.
The junior posted on Twitter Thursday that he has committed to play for the Tigers. Calzada started 10 games for the Aggies last season after Haynes King was injured, passing for 2,185 yards and 17 touchdowns with nine interceptions.
Mississippi State (2-2, 0-1 SEC) at No. 15 Texas A&M (3-1, 0-1), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (SECN).
Line: Texas A&M by 7 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — No one is disputing that quarterback Zach Calzada must improve if No. 15 Texas A&M hopes to bounce back from its first loss when the Aggies host Mississippi State on Saturday night.
Here are things to watch in the Southeastern Conference in Week 3:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 7 Texas A&M (3-0) plays No. 16 Arkansas (3-0) in Arlington, Texas. The matchup of former rivals in the Southwest Conference should go a long way into shaping the Southeastern Conference West Division in the league opener for both clubs.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Coach Jimbo Fisher certainly wasn’t congratulating his team for a job well done after the seventh-ranked Texas A&M Aggies blanked New Mexico 34-0 Saturday.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Coach Jimbo Fisher insists that things won’t be much different for No. 7 Texas A&M this week with quarterback Zach Calzada making his first career start in place of Haynes King.
New Mexico (2-0) at No. 7 Texas A&M (2-0), Saturday at noon EDT (SEC Network).
Line: Texas A&M by 30 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Haynes King is out indefinitely after having surgery to repair his broken right leg, suffered early in the seventh-ranked Aggies' 10-7 win at Colorado over the weekend.
DENVER (AP) — Freshman quarterback Haynes King's backup started out slowly, finished precious few drives and even fumbled the football a whisker from the goal line.
Sophomore Zach Calzada came up clutch in the end, though, throwing an 18-yard touchdown pass to running back Isaiah Spiller with 2:41 remaining to help fifth-ranked Texas A&M edge Colorado 10-7 Saturday.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After slogging through an uninspired first half, Texas A&M needed a spark to get going.
The Aggies found it in Leon O’Neal Jr., whose 85-yard interception return for a touchdown helped sixth-ranked Texas A&M pull away in 41-10 win over Kent State on Saturday night.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — For the first time since arriving at Texas A&M, coach Jimbo Fisher doesn’t have Kellen Mond at quarterback.
But with a veteran-laden defense and a powerful running game the sixth-ranked Aggies believe they can contend for their first national title since 1939 despite a new face at QB.