What's at Stake Texas A&M is heavily favored again after a 41-6 win against overmatched New Mexico in the season opener. A&M has won 57 of its last 63 games against non-conference opponents at Kyle Field and is 12-0 overall against the Western Athletic Conference. Utah State is trying to snap a nine-game losing streak against the Big 12 and has lost 12 of its last 13 games in September.
Texas A&M QB Jerrod Johnson vs. Utah State's secondary. Johnson threw for 349 yards and two touchdowns against New Mexico and completed passes to 10 different receivers. Utah State plays man-to-man defense, and A&M's 6-foot-4, 215-pound receiver Jeff Fuller is eager to test the Aggies' much shorter cornerbacks. Utah State allowed 286 passing yards against Utah.
Players to Watch
Utah State: Senior S James Brindley picked off his seventh career pass in the opener and has 206 career interception return yards, second-most in school history. He also made 14 tackles, one shy of his career high.
Texas A&M: Fuller caught 10 passes for 111 yards in the opener, both career bests. He led the Aggies with nine TD catches in 2008 and grabbed another one against New Mexico.
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