Texas A&M WR Ainias Smith out for season with leg injury
Texas A&M wide receiver Ainias Smith will miss the rest of the 2022 season due to an injury he suffered in the team’s win over Arkansas on Saturday night. Aggies head coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed the news Monday and said Smith has a "lower body injury." Maurice Smith, Ainias' father, told The Bryan-College Station Eagle that his son has a fracture in his lower right leg. Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed WR Ainias Smith is out for the season with a "lower-body" injury. Smith had 47 catches for 509 yards and six TDs in 2021 and served as a multi-purpose weapon in 2020.wftv.com
No. 24 Texas A&M beats No. 13 Miami 17-9
Texas A&M bounced back from its Week 2 defeat to Appalachian State with a 17-9 win over No. 13 Miami on Saturday night. The Aggies had just 265 yards of total offense and Johnson was just 10-of-20 passing for 140 yards. Much like Appalachian State did a week ago, Miami had the ball more than the Aggies did. But they settled for five field goal attempts in Texas A&M territory, including at the end of 12-play drive in the third quarter.wftv.com
SEC Media Days: Jimbo Fisher might have broken some scheduling news
Jimbo Fisher closed out 2022's version of SEC Media Days by speaking roughly as many words in his allotted half hour as the previous 13 head coaches had during theirs, combined. One possible solution: a nine-game conference schedule, with three permanent opponents and six rotating conference opponents. The eight-game conference schedule would feature one permanent rival and a rotating schedule of seven opponents; the SEC has played an eight-game schedule since 1992. "I think that's the one thing we're trying to do in college football. To me it makes college football special, the rivalries of college football, trying to keep as many traditions as you can with the expanding world."wftv.com
Texas A&M WR Ainias Smith arrested on DWI, weapon charges
Arrested: Texas A&M wide receiver Ainias Smith was suspended Wednesday after his arrest in Texas. (Sam Craft/Associated Press, file)Texas A&M wide receiver Ainias Smith is accused of drunken driving, carrying a weapon and possessing marijuana, authorities said. Smith was given a field sobriety test and was determined to be intoxicated, according to the police report. Texas A&M senior WR Ainias Smith was arrested early Wednesday on charges of driving while intoxicated, unlawful carrying of a weapon and marijuana possession. A passenger who was released also denied owning the gun or marijuana, according to the probable cause statement.wftv.com
Texas A&M's Smith arrested on DWI, weapons, pot charges
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — (AP) — Texas A&M receiver Ainias Smith was arrested early Wednesday on charges of driving while intoxicated, unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, according to Brazos County jail records. Smith, 21, was arrested by Texas A&M police and was booked into the Brazos County jail. He posted $8,000 bond and was released later Wednesday, according to jail records. Smith is Texas A&M’s top returning receiver after grabbing 47 catches for 509 yards and six touchdowns last season. Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25Copyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Texas A&M WR Ainias Smith arrested on DWI, weapon, marijuana charges
Texas A&M wide receiver Ainias Smith (0) races down the sideline for a first down against Mississippi State during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)Texas A&M wide receiver Ainias Smith was arrested on an array of charges early Wednesday morning. According to Brazos County (TX) jail records, Smith was arrested by Texas A&M University Police and is facing charges of driving while intoxicated, unlawful carrying of a weapon and possessing less than two ounces of marijuana. Smith, a senior, was one of three Texas A&M players selected to represent the program at SEC Media Days in Atlanta on Thursday. Smith has also rushed for 373 yards and four touchdowns in his college career.wftv.com
Wydermyer scores twice as No. 17 A&M routs Gamecocks 44-14
17 Texas A&M built a huge first-half lead and coasted to a 44-14 rout of South Carolina Saturday night. South Carolina graduate assistant-turned-quarterback Zeb Noland had a tough night before he was benched for Jason Brown early in the fourth quarter. Smith gave A&M an early lead with his punt return TD in the first quarter. The Aggies extended the lead to 14-0 when Wydermyer grabbed a 25-yard touchdown reception on their next possession. The ball rolled all the way to the South Carolina 6 — a loss of 19 yards — before Aaron Hansford pounced on it to give A&M the ball.wftv.com
O'Neal has 2 interceptions, No. 6 Texas A&M routs Kent State
After slogging through an uninspired first half, Texas A&M needed a spark to get going. The Aggies found it in Leon O’Neal Jr., whose 85-yard interception return for a touchdown helped sixth-ranked Texas A&M pull away in 41-10 win over Kent State on Saturday night. “He’s an Energizer Bunny,” coach Jimbo Fisher said.news.yahoo.com
No. 5 Texas A&M makes last CFP case in 34-13 win over Vols
5 Texas A&M closed its case for inclusion in the College Football Playoff by mauling Tennessee by three touchdowns. Texas A&M, ranked third in the nation in third-down conversion percentage (55%), didn't punt in the first half. Texas A&M's advantage went to 17-7 when the Aggies turned a Bailey fumble into a 23-yard field goal by Seth Small. Tennessee: After the second game of the season, the Vols were tied with Notre Dame for the longest winning streak among FBS teams. A victory over winless Vanderbilt ended the skid, but the loss to Texas A&M ended the regular season on a sour note.
Mond, No. 5 Texas A&M finish strong in 31-20 win over Auburn
Kellen Mond passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third and the fifth-ranked Aggies scored 17 points in the fourth quarter of a come-from-behind 31-20 victory over Auburn on Saturday. Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher wasn't interested in speculating on how the win might affect his team's playoff chances. He completed 18 of 23 for 196 yards, highlighted by two TDs to Jalen Wydermyer, and ran for 60 yards. The Aggies ran for a season-high 313 yards and held a 16-minute advantage in time of possession. Auburn: Was outgained 168-21 in the fourth quarter.
Spiller helps No. 21 A&M top No. 4 Florida 41-38
“Now I want to see what do you follow up with?”Isaiah Spiller rushed for 174 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 21 Texas A&M beat fourth-ranked Florida 41-38 on Seth Small’s 26-yard field goal as time expired Saturday. Spiller helped get the Aggies get into position for Small’s decisive kick, sending A&M to its first win over a top-five team since a 41-38 victory over No. Florida led 28-24 early in the fourth when Spiller struck again, running 19 yards for a touchdown on a fourth-and-2 play. Spiller bounced off several defenders before waltzing into the end zone and then hitting the Florida fan section with a Gator chomp.
Jones throws deep, No. 2 Alabama tops No. 13 Texas A&M 52-24
Briefly threatened early, Jones and the Crimson Tide (2-0) flexed their considerable big-play muscle in the passing game to put away the Aggies (1-1). “Our guys stayed the course and kept competing in the game,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said. “We won, so it's a good game,” Jones said, when asked if it was his best performance. Smith, a converted receiver, emerged as another needed threat in the passing game. Alabama: Any questions about production of the Tide's passing game after Tua Tagovailoa, Jerry Jeudy and Henry Ruggs III have been answered.