5 Must-Watch Texas A&M Football Games In 2014

5 Must-Watch Texas A&M Football Games In 2014

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The Johnny Manziel era has ended at Texas A&M, but head coach Kevin Sumlin and the Aggies are poised for another stellar season. Here are five games on the Texas A&M schedule this year that Aggies' faithful do not want to miss.

5. Oct. 11 - No. 18 Ole Miss

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5. Oct. 11 - No. 18 Ole Miss

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The Aggies have won both games opposite the Rebels since joining the SEC two years ago, including a high-scoring 41-38 road win last season in Oxford. However, Ole Miss is counting on junior running back I'Tavius Mathers to headline a consistent running game to complement an explosive passing game that features last year's true freshman receiver Laquon Treadwell.

4. Nov. 27 - No. 13 LSU

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4. Nov.27 - No. 13 LSU

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The Tigers blanked Johnny Manziel and the Aggies' big-play offense in all but one quarter last year en route to a 34-10 blowout victory in Baton Rouge. And, Les Miles and LSU should be an even better team this season with the addition of five-star running back Leonard Fournette and an improved defensive unit.

3. Aug. 28 @ No. 9 South Carolina

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3. Aug. 28 @ No. 9 South Carolina

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The Aggies and Gamecocks will kick off the new college football season next Thursday in Columbia, but the verbal war has already started with Steve Spurrier deriding Texas A&M's non-conference slate as "barely Division I." The Gamecocks have strung together three consecutive 11-win seasons and will provide the Aggies a stiff early-season test.

2. Nov. 8 @ No. 6 Auburn

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2. Nov.8 @ No. 6 Auburn

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The Tigers' defense came up with a pair of huge sacks in the waning moments of a 45-41 upset win over the seventh-ranked Aggies last season in College Station. Auburn boasted the nation's No. 1 ranked rushing offense last year and with a stellar offensive line returning, Texas A&M will be challenged mightily in the trenches in a hostile environment at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

1. Oct. 18 @ No. 2 Alabama

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1. Oct.18 @ No. 2 Alabama

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Texas A&M has split two games with the Crimson Tide since joining the SEC in 2012, and could have easily been perfect against Nick Saban's squad. Both teams will be led by new starting quarterbacks this season and two of the top recruiting classes in the nation. If the Aggies can derail Bama's national title hopes and take care of business against teams it's supposed to beat, the Aggies could be in for a magical season.

Marvin Moore is a Texas Rangers writer at RantSports. Follow him on Twitter at @SportsMarvin, “Like” him on Facebook or add him to your circles on Google.

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