5 Players to Watch: Texas A&M

Billy breaks down five players to watch when SMU takes the field against Texas A&M on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. CT at Ford Stadium.

1. QB Kenny Hill

Aggie fans quickly forgot about Johnny Manziel with Hill's record-breaking 511-yard, three touchdown performance against South Carolina. "Kenny Trill" has a solid command of Kevin Sumlin's offense and with the playmakers he has around him, it's scary what this offense can do. His poise is what stands out. He's not going to make ridiculous plays like Manziel did, but he's going to make the right plays and that's what gets this offense going.

2. WR Ricky Seals-Jones

Seals-Jones, one of the top recruits in his class, was told by Eric Dickerson not to waste his time with SMU. Seals-Jones made some big time plays in A&M's win over the Gamecocks. Watch for him to be a big target for Hill against SMU and at 6-5, will be a tough matchup for SMU. Malcome Kennedy is A&M's top receiver, but Seals-Jones size and speed can have him moved around all over the field, making it tough for SMU to keep up with where he is. The Mustangs better account for him though. Seals-Jones looks like Mike Evans 2.0.

3. Frosh. DE Myles Garrett

Garrett is a dominant force on the edge for the Aggies. His versatility allows him to be moved around by A&M defensive coordinator Mark Snyder. On passing downs, Garrett has even lined up at defensive tackle against Lamar. Garrett is off to a hot start and after SMU had trouble with Baylor's Shawn Oakman, another physical freak, watch out for Garrett in the SMU backfield this weekend.

4. Frosh. FS Armani Watts

As a true freshman, Watts beat out senior Floyd Raven for the starting job. That speaks volumes already, but then Watts had two huge hits against South Carolina to let everyone know that catching the ball over the middle won't come without a price. The hits caused key incompletions and Watts also picked off South Carolina's Dylan Thompson once. Watts isn't afraid to come up and make tackles, totaling nine on the year. With Watts' great recovery speed, he can take chances and he can go up and come down with any 50-50 ball.

5. Sr. LT Cedric Ogbuehi

The next line in great offensive tackles for Texas A&M is Ogbuehi and is also projected to be a first round pick by some. Ogbuehi has not allowed a sack thus far and his impressive play will be to controlling the SMU pass rushers this weekend. SMU has had trouble generating a pass rush all year, with just one sack so far, but if they can use overload blitzes to confuse A&M's protection, there's a chance to get to Hill. It's going to be tough to get through Ogbuehi though so try that on the other side.


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