Texas A&M Football: Why Aggies' Spread Offense Was Kryptonite for the Tide

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Texas A&M Football: Why Aggies' Spread Offense Was Kryptonite for the Tide
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Texas A&M's 29-24 victory over the then No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide sent shockwaves through the college football world. It changed the national championship picture and in a lot of ways changed the way people are viewing the Southeastern Conference.

After the win for the Aggies, the same people who were predicting that A&M would get killed in the SEC are now claiming that any spread team could win against the Tide and in the SEC.

This is the same kind of group-think that led to the pundits predicting that A&M would never win in the SEC. Instead of considering the multiple factors involved in a particular game, the mainstream media makes gross generalizations based on said game.

This is a look at why the A&M offense was able to beat the Tide, and what that means for other spread teams across the country.

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