Texas A&M Defeats Alabama 29-24 - Recap
|Texas A&M Defeats Alabama 29-24 - Recap|
The Crimson Tide were burned by Ryan Swope for 111 receiving yards on Saturday as the Aggies picked up a 29-24 win at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Texas A&M won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 54.5.
Johnny Manziel completed 24 of 31 pass attempts for 253 yards for the Aggies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Eddie Lacy rushed for 92 yards for Alabama, while T.J. Yeldon added 29 yards. AJ McCarron threw for 309 yards for the Crimson Tide, while receivers Amari Cooper and Kenny Bell had 136 and 73 yards respectively.
Alabama outgained Texas A&M 431-418 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Aggies.
The time of possession battle favored Texas A&M as their offense was on the field for 32:27, longer than the 27:33 of their opponents.
Texas A&M looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Sam Houston State. Alabama will aim to get back on the winning track vs Western Carolina.