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No. 17 A&M could use signature win against No. 8 Auburn

Sep. 19, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Coach Jimbo Fisher wouldn't agree that No. 17 Texas A&M's game against eighth-ranked Auburn could set the tone for the rest of the season. "I don't know if it's a tone setter," he said. "You set a tone but you got to reset that tone each and every week." Still, the...

No. 8 Auburn visits No. 17 Texas A&M to open SEC play

Sep. 19, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

No. 8 Auburn (3-0) at No. 17 Texas A&M (2-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS). Line: Texas A&M by 3 1/2. Series record: Texas A&M leads 5-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Auburn looks to remain undefeated as the Tigers open Southeastern Conference play with their first true road game of the season against a Texas...

No. 8 Auburn, Nix taking show on road against Mond & Co.

Sep. 17, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond can relate to the emotions Auburn's Bo Nix must be feeling heading into the Aggies-Tigers showdown this weekend. Mond was once the youthful starter leading his team into big SEC road games. Nix, a freshman, will be the center of attention when he...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Gap between elite and rest grows

Sep. 16, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

Before the season there was talk of a clear dividing line in college football between the elite programs, true national championship and perennial playoff contenders, and everybody else. Through three weeks of the college football season, not much has changed. No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Alabama, No. 3 Georgia, No. 5...

Whitlow, Nix lead No. 8 Auburn past Kent State, 55-16

Sep. 14, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers came out determined to run and run some more. It was a pretty effective strategy. JaTarvious Whitlow rushed for 135 yards and two touchdowns and Bo Nix ran and passed for scores to lead the eighth-ranked Tigers to a 55-16 victory over Kent State Saturday night. "We...

No. 16 Texas A&M looks to get back on track against Lamar

Sep. 13, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After losing to top-ranked Clemson last week, No. 16 Texas A&M has just one game to correct its mistakes and get ready for the start of Southeastern Conference play with a visit from No. 8 Auburn. The Aggies host Lamar, an FCS team in the Southland Conference, on Saturday...

No. 8 Auburn focused on Kent State, not looking ahead

Sep. 13, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers have their Southeastern Conference opener against another potential Western Division contender looming on the horizon. But that's next week. First things first. The eighth-ranked Tigers, who have climbed up the rankings with a 2-0 start, are five-touchdown favorites...

No. 8 Auburn hosts Kent State after last-minute win

Sep. 12, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

Kent State (1-1) at No. 8 Auburn (2-0), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN2). Line: Auburn by 35 1/2. Series record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Auburn has climbed the rankings after each win so far, and wants to keep improving heading into the Southeastern Conference opener at No. 16 Texas A&M next weekend....

College Football Picks: A week where things could get weird

Sep. 11, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

No ranked teams are playing each other this week in college football. This could go two ways: Very boring or totally batty. The last time there was a schedule like this was 23 months ago and the result was the latter. Seven ranked teams lost to unranked teams, six playing on the road and three that were favored...

Injuries force SEC teams to alter quarterback plans

Sep. 11, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This was supposed to be the year that the Southeastern Conference showcased its wealth of experienced quarterbacks up and down the league. Plans have changed for a number of schools. Injuries have wreaked havoc around the conference, forcing coaches to rely on newcomers. South...