Recap - Aggies Defeat Northwestern 33-22
|Recap - Aggies Defeat Northwestern 33-22|
Ryan Tannehill led the way with 329 passing yards on Saturday as the Aggies picked up a 33-22 victory over the Wildcats at Reliant Stadium.
Texas A&M won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 69.5.
Ben Malena rushed for 77 yards, while Ryan Tannehill added 10 yards in the win. Jeff Fuller and Ryan Swope added 119 and 105 receiving yards respectively.
Kain Colter rushed for 65 yards for Northwestern, while Treyvon Green added 13 yards. Dan Persa threw for 213 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Demetrius Fields and Jeremy Ebert had 73 and 35 yards respectively.
Northwestern was outgained by Texas A&M 409-278 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-22 by the Wildcats.
The time of possession battle favored Northwestern as their offense was on the field for 33:19, longer than the 26:41 of their opponents.