On Saturday, Texas A&M (0-1) hopes to rebound from last week's tough loss to Florida as it visits SMU (1-1). Ford Stadium should be rocking, and SMU actually has been forced to install 3,500 new seats to meet the ticket demand.
This is an important early season matchup for the Aggies. Although SMU has dramatically improved under head coach June Jones, A&M remains heavily favored and needs a win before it reenters its brutal SEC schedule.
Here are five keys to the Aggies coming out of Dallas with a victory this weekend.