Texas Falls 24-17 to Aggies - Recap
Texas A&M got a 223-yard performance from Cyrus Gray as a key part of its 24-17 victory over the Longhorns on Thursday at Memorial Stadium.
Texas A&M won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 47.5.
Ryan Tannehill completed 14 of 30 pass attempts for 128 yards for the Aggies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Cody Johnson rushed for 107 yards for Texas, while Foswhitt Whittaker added 35 yards. Garrett Gilbert threw for 219 yards for the Longhorns, while receivers Foswhitt Whittaker and James Kirkendoll had 59 and 52 yards respectively.
Texas A&M outgained Texas 366-359 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-15 by the Longhorns.
The time of possession battle favored Texas as their offense was on the field for 33:41, longer than the 26:19 of their opponents.