As the clock ticked away from the Aggies' 38-13 win over Mississippi State, it became clear that Texas A&M was a new force in the SEC. Next Saturday, the Aggies travel to Tuscaloosa to face Alabama, giving the Crimson Tide plenty to fear when the maroon and white rolls into town.
There isn’t a more explosive offense in the SEC outside of College Station with freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel taking the country by storm. After an impressive 7-2 start, the young quarterback is a dark horse Heisman candidate.
Alabama will enter the game as home favorites, but the road dogs will be coming in with nothing to lose, looking for another signature win in the SEC. The Aggies were supposed to be a bottom feeder during their first year in conference, but heading into Tuscaloosa, they have a shot at making waves at the top of the Western Division.
Looking ahead to the explosive contest to come between Texas A&M and Alabama, here are the reasons the Aggies will cause concern for the Crimson Tide.