Tigers, Aggies fighting for 2nd place in the West

Tigers, Aggies fighting for 2nd place in the West

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - No. 7 LSU travels to College Station to face No. 22 Texas A&M Saturday night.

The Tigers (9-2, 5-2) are one victory away from a 10-win season, clinching second place in the SEC West and a possible New Year’s Day Bowl.

The Aggies, who have won two in a row, are 7-4 overall and 4-3 in conference under first year head coach Jimbo Fisher.

LSU safety Grant Delpit sacks Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald on Oct. 20, 2018.
LSU safety Grant Delpit sacks Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald on Oct. 20, 2018. (WAFB)

Conference wins for A&M have come against Kentucky (20-14/OT), Arkansas (24-17), South Carolina (26-23), and Ole Miss (38-24).

The Aggies conference losses are Alabama (45-23), Mississippi State (28-13), and Auburn (28-24).

Texas A&M offense conference rankings:

(7) Scoring offense: 31.1 points per game

(5) Total offense: 460.8 yards per game

(5) Rushing offense: 171.0 yards per game

(5) Passing offense: 259.7 yards per game

Texas A&M defense conference rankings:

(8) Scoring defense: 22.2 points per game

(6) Total defense: 341.8 yards per game

(1) Rushing defense: 80.8 yards per game

(12) Passing defense: 261.0 yards per game

Saturday’s kickoff between Texas A&M and LSU is set for 6:30 p.m. on the SEC Network.

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