Aggies run over Baylor 38-3

Aggies run over Baylor 38-3

Texas A&M came back to Kyle Field to play just its second home game in the last six weeks. The Aggies used a dominant ground game, led by Christine Michael with 116 yards, Cyrus Gray with 104 yards, and Jerrod Johnson with 83 yards, to run over Baylor in a rout 38-3. Texas A&M earns its sixth win of the season to become bowl eligible.

Texas A&M came back to Kyle Field to play just its second home game in the last six weeks.

The Aggies used their home field advantage and a dominant ground game, led by Christine Michael with 116 yards, Cyrus Gray with 104 yards, and Jerrod Johnson with 83 yards, to run over Baylor in a rout 38-3.

Texas A&M earns its sixth win of the season to become bowl eligible.

The Aggie defemse held the Bears to 82 yards rushing and forced 3 interceptions.

Baylor received the opening kickoff and had to punt after going three-and-out.

The Aggies drove 74 yards in 8 plays on their first possession to take a 7-0 lead. After a 42-yard run by Cyrus Gray, Jerrod Johnson tossed a 2-yard TD pass to Kenny Brown.

After an exchange of punts, Baylor drove to the Aggie 14-yard line before having to settle for a 31-yard Dary Stone field goal to cut the Aggie lead to 7-3 with five minutes left in the first quarter. That was to be the last Baylor score of the game.

The Aggies responded by driving 69 yards in 8 plays, with Jerrod Johnson scoring on a 1-yard run to give the Aggies a 14-3 lead. Big play on the drive was a 35-yard completion to Uzoma Nwachukwu.

Baylor drove to the Aggie 8-yard line before Aggie defensive back Terrence Frederick intercepted a Baylor pass in the end zone and was tackled at the 1-yard line to end the Bear scoring threat. On the ensuing possession Christine Michael had a 97-yard touchdown run to give the Aggies a 21-3 lead with thirteen minutes left in the half.

The Aggies should have built upon this lead in the first half by intercepting two more Baylor pass attempts, but missed a field goal on one drive and fumbled on another, taking their 21-3 lead to the locker room at halftime.

Texas A&M received the second half kickoff and drove to the Bear 31-yard line before Randy Bullock kicked a 48-yard field goal to extend the Aggie lead to 24-3.

Baylor drove to the A&M 21-yard but turned the ball over when a fake field goal attempt failed to pick up a first down.

After an exchange of punts, Texas A&M dtrove 50 yards in 8 plays and Christine Michael scored his second touchdown of the game on a 2-yard run at the start of the fourth quarter to give A&M a 31-3 lead.

On their next possession, the Aggies used up over eight minutes of clock in driving 57 yards in 13 plays, with Jerrod Johnson throwing a 7-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Tannehill to make the score 38-3 with 6:55 left in the game.

Baylor drove to the Aggie 3-yard line but a 4th-and-goal pass attempt fell incomplete to turn the ball over to the Aggies.

The Aggie offense rolled up 26 first downs and 528 yards, with 375 of those yards coming on the ground.

For the second time this season the Aggies had two running backs gain over 100 yards on the ground, with Christine Michael running for 116 yards and 2 TDs to go along with Cyrus Gray's 104 yards. Jerrod Johnson completed 19 of 25 yards for 153 yards and 2 TDs and rushed for 83 yards and 1 TD.

The largest Kyle Field crowd this season, 82,106, saw Texas A&M (6-5, 3-4 Big 12) earn its sixth win of the year and become bowl eligible.

Texas A&M now prepares to host undefeated Texas in five days time, looking to shock the nation.

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