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.
No. 5 Texas A&M (1-0) vs. Colorado (1-0) at Empower Field in Denver, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (FOX).
Line: Texas A&M by 16 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Kent State (0-0) at No. 6 Texas A&M (0-0), Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (ESPNU).
Line: Texas A&M by 28 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.