Manziel's Aggies Top This Preseason Poll

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 If only because it has to end sometime, this Alabama thing has to end soon. Call it the Law of Aggie Averages. Texas A&M is the preseason No. 1 because it was the only team to beat the postseason No. 1 in 2012. That's a good place to start. So is the Heisman Trophy winner, who -- considering he is only a sophomore -- has yet to play his best game.

Oh, and did I mention the Aggies get Bama at home in the third week of the season? Sept. 14 might be the entire season for both teams. A win would vault A&M into national championship contention. The game comes early enough that the Tide could rehab themselves even with a loss.

Losing games at home in the past two

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