November 6, 2006
A&M offense has troubles as Aggies fall to OU
The irony of football can be a tough pill to swallow when looking at the wrong side of a 17-16 game, and Texas A&M didn't like the medicine they had to take from Oklahoma as A&M's Big 12 title hopes ended Saturday night.
The Aggie defense looked helpless as OU took the opening kickoff and literally ran over A&M for two early touchdowns, as the Sooners looked to run A&M right out of Kyle Field.
But the offense kept the team in the game by matching the two Sooner touchdowns with a field goal and a touchdown of their own to keep the score close, 14-10, in the first half.
Then, the A&M defense made some adjustments up-front and the running lanes closed up along with the OU's one-dimensional offense. These adjustments certainly changed the complexion of the game, and could have been the catalyst to a major momentum shift in the game. However, when it was time for the offense to take advantage of the defense's newfound success in the second quarter, they surprisingly shot blanks.
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