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First Glance - Auburn at Texas A&M (Game Notes, Connections, Radio, TV)

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A quick primer to get you ready for this weekend's matchup with Auburn.

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What You Need To Know

  • Tickets for this game are sold out according to the 12th Man Foundation.
  • Texas A&M is currently 25th in the AP Poll and 24th in the Coaches Poll.
  • Texas A&M enters this game 6-2 (3-2 SEC), while Auburn brings a 4-4 (1-4 SEC) record into College Station.
  • Texas A&M is 4-1 at home this year and Auburn is 1-2 on the road.

Did You Know...

  • Texas A&M is 4-1 all time against Auburn.
  • Auburn University was founded in 1856 and currently has an enrollment of 25,912.
  • Texas A&M has not beat Auburn at Kyle Field since 1911.
  • Texas A&M is 3-0 this season when losing the coin toss.
  • The Aggies are 5-0 this season when scoring first.
  • Auburn is fourth nationally in kickoff returns, averaging 29.17 yards per runback.

Game Notes

Campus Connections

  • Texas A&M Offensive Coordinator Jake Spavital served under Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn in 2008 at Tulsa. Spavital was Offensive Quality Control Coach while Malzahn was Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator.
  • Texas A&M Assistant Coach/Defensive Line Terry price coached the Auburn Defensive Line from 1999-2008.
  • JB Grimes, Auburn's Offensive Line Coach, coached the offensive line under R.C. Slocum at Texas A&M from 1998-2002.
  • Auburn University President Dr. Jay Gogue was an assistant professor teaching and conducting research in plant science at Texas A&M early in his career.

Famous Auburn Students

  • Jimmy Buffett
  • Charles Barkley
  • Bo Jackson
  • Cam Newton
  • Lionel Richie
  • Frank Thomas
  • Tim Cook
  • Jason Dufner

Television

  • Game time: 6:30 pm CT
  • Channel: SEC Network
  • Broadcast Crew: Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, Maria Taylor

Radio

  • Texas A&M Sports Network (Full list HERE)
  • Texas A&M Spanish Network (Radio stations in San Antonio, Houston, El Paso and McAllen, Texas)
  • SiriusXM
  • ESPN Radio

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