It happens every year to every team—a heavy dose of the injuries at an inopportune moment during the schedule. The result is either self-destruction or a team-unification and, in more cases than not, serves as the event that separates good teams from great ones.
This season, Texas A&M was fortunate, finding time to nurse its wounds on a bye week following a rain-soaked 45-33 victory on the road against Arkansas on Sept. 28. Key injuries were suffered throughout the force, as starters on both sides of the ball were forced off the field against the Razorbacks.
Bleacher Report breaks down the impact of certain injuries and having limited play from vital players across the board for the Aggies.
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