Clemson talk: Junior offensive guard Jared Hocker's comments -- “There will be an upset" -- about the Clemson game caused a stir on Monday. Jimbo Fisher responded with "“It’s great to have confidence, [but] that doesn’t need to be said."
Line issues: Robert Cessna writes that Aggie fans have plenty to be optimistic about with Kellen Mond's play and the defense's performance against Texas State. But the offensive line is a concern.
Research grants: Five A&M research teams recently received grants totaling more than $6 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.