The SEC released the preseason media predictions today, and well, let’s just say Texas A&M should learn to relish the underdog role. The Aggies are projected to finish fifth in the SEC West, behind Alabama, Auburn, LSU, and Arkansas (raises eyebrow), and 9th in the conference overall (finishing ahead of only Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Missouri and Vanderbilt).
Official SEC predictions from the media. pic.twitter.com/OP35UXEtDF— Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) July 14, 2017
The media is clearly running with Kevin Sumlin’s hotseat talk, and while the judgement of this team will be more nuanced than simple wins and losses, this kind of finish would likely precipitate a coaching change in College Station.
There is a bit of good news for the Ags, with Christian Kirk (receiver, kick returner, all purpose) and Armani Watts both being named to the All-SEC first team. Offensive lineman Koda Martin was also named to the third team. Looks like Coach Sumlin chose his SEC Media Days attendees wisely.
How do you feel about the media's placement of A&M (5th in West, 9th in SEC
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Sounds about right.
No way we’re THAT bad, right?
We’ll be worse. Eat Arby’s.