August 4, 2006

As with any training camp, A&M has its battles

The Texas A&M coaching staff will narrow its training camp list down to the 105-player roster Friday with players reporting for August practice Sunday.

That means that the Aggies are one month away from opening the 2006 season with The Citadel at Kyle Field on Sept. 2. Although the staff knows who will be where on the field for the most part, there are a few positions where August training camp will determine the starter.

Nowhere is this more important than on the defensive side of the ball where talent abounds at defensive end, the battle for the linebacker spot opposite Justin Warren could heat up and the defensive backfield is wide open.

On offense, the lone battle seems to be at right guard where three players figure to be in the mix.

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