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Preview: #7 Texas A&M @ Mississippi State

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

On Saturday afternoon at noon, the Texas A&M Aggies face the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium. Both teams will look to win their second straight game.

The 7th ranked Aggies (7-1) — and the No. 4 team in the initial 2016 College Football Playoff rankings — defeated New Mexico State in their last game. The Bulldogs (3-5) defeated Samford in their last contest.

The Aggies are averaging 38.4 points per game, while the Bulldogs are averaging 30.4. Mississippi State are giving up 30 points per game, while the Texas A&M defense is giving up 19.8 points per game.

Nick Fitzgerald (Getty Images)

Nick Fitzgerald (Getty Images)

The Bulldogs are averaging 430.1 yards per game. The Aggies have a 498.8 yards per game average.

The Aggies defense has allowed 424 yards per game. The Bulldogs are giving up 418.6 yards per game.

The Aggies won last year’s meeting, 30-17. In 2014, the Bulldogs won 48-31. Texas A&M has won three of the past five meetings.

Trevor Knight — the Oklahoma transfer — has 1,868 yards. He has 13 touchdowns and 16 interceptions.

Trayveon Williams has 776 rushing yards and six touchdowns. Josh Reynolds has 586 receiving yards and six touchdowns.

Nick Fitzgerald has 1,496 yards with 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Fitzgerald also leads the rushing attack with 657 yards and six touchdowns.

Fred Ross has 543 receiving yards and seven touchdowns.

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