About this time every college football season, somewhat collectively, the voices of the people begin to call for the same thing: a Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies bowl matchup. And every year, studiously, we fool ourselves into thinking it’s slightly possible.
This year is no exception.
A Texas Bowl featuring A&M and Texas is closer to becoming a reality after today… pic.twitter.com/6AEzMQr6lN— Texas Football Life (@txfblife) October 23, 2022
In large part because it’s unclear if the 3-4 Aggies will even make a bowl this season.
I was all pumped for entertaining the idea of a Texas vs. Texas A&M bowl game, but at this point, it’s unlikely the Aggies even make a bowl. pic.twitter.com/SnzSzzU407— Kyle Umlang (@kyleumlang) October 24, 2022
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: How does a Texas-Texas A&M bowl game sound as an SEC appetizer?
Austin American-Statesman: Texas coach Steve Sarkisian apologizes for missing ‘The Eyes of Texas’
Dallas Morning News: Texas has bigger problems to focus on than Steve Sarkisian singing ‘The Eyes of Texas’
247Sports: Morning Brew: Let’s do some off-week reflection and projection
247Sports: Recruiting Retrospective: How Texas landed a franchise left tackle in Kelvin Banks
Inside Texas: 2022-23 Texas Longhorns Basketball Position Preview: Guards
Inside Texas: Texas looking for special teams depth among its younger players, a move it hopes positively affects the defense
Inside Texas: Assessing the toughest opponents remaining on the Texas Longhorns’ schedule via FPI
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: Breakfast Bites: Notes on three 2023 Texas targets
247Sports: Top247 ATH Jelani McDonald opens up recruitment
Inside Texas: Markis Deal has tentative official visit date to Texas
Inside Texas: Texas Longhorns in contact with Johnny Bowens
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Our Daily Bears: Sit down with Baylor MBB Forward Jalen Bridges
Rock Chalk Talk: View from the Couch: Baylor
WHAT WE’RE READING
NEWS ACROSS LONGHORN NATION AND BEYOND
- Sounds like they’re having their own troubles down in College Station.
Is anyone really surprised that Texas A&M’s freshman class has had 4 players suspended indefinitely already due to off the field issues?— Notre Dame Recruiting (@NDrecruiting01) October 25, 2022
A&M has won 10+ games in a season once in the 21st century.
Simply paying players to sign was never going to fix that program. Bad culture.
- Texas volleyball takes on the Texas Tech Red Raiders tonight at 7pm Central.
Texas running back Bijan Robinson is currently +10000 to win the Heisman Trophy at DraftKings.
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