Kyle Allen threw four touchdown passes and ran for a fifth score Monday, and Texas A&M erased an early 10-point deficit to defeat West Virginia 45-37 in the Liberty Bowl.
Coach Holgorsen said sophomore Skyler Howard’s impressive play will put the quarterback rotation up for grabs as the Mountaineers prepare to meet Texas A&M in Memphis.
Leonard Fournette ran for a career-high 146 yards and a touchdown, barreling over a Texas A&M defender to score, and Jalen Collins had a late interception to seal LSU’s 23-17 win.
The Aggies will play on Thanksgiving for the first time since 2011 when they host LSU, hoping the game stokes a rivalry between the teams.
Things will be a lot more difficult for the freshman QB this week when the Aggies travel to No. 3 Auburn.
Texas A&M has suspended quarterback Kenny Hill for two games for violating team rules.
Texas A&M might have a new starting quarterback when the Aggies host Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday.
Entering his fourth season at Texas A&M, coach Billy Kennedy has found a pair a players he believes will help get the Aggies back on track this year.
Offensive coordinator Jake Spavital said Tuesday that Hill and freshman Kyle Allen have been taking snaps with the first team this week and a starter for Saturday’s game against Louisiana-Monroe will be decided later this week.
No. 21 Texas A&M has moved on from consecutive tough losses and is focused on bouncing back this week at No. 7 Alabama.
Mississippi’s surprise victory over Alabama last weekend will live in school lore for a long time.
Texas A&M’s all-time leading rusher has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for a series of armed robberies in the Dallas area.