Ready to run: Robert Cessna writes that Kellen Mond's ability to run will be key for the Texas A&M football team as it takes on No. 1 Alabama at Kyle Field on Saturday. “He played really well against us last year,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said. “We have a lot of respect for him as a player."
Golf team takes second: The 11th-ranked A&M men’s golf team finished in a tie for second at North Texas’ Maridoe Intercollegiate on Tuesday at Maridoe Golf Club.
Water research: The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded the National Alliance for Water Innovation — of which Texas A&M University is a part — a $100 million, five-year Energy-Water Desalination Hub as part of the DOE’s efforts to address water security issues in the U.S.