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Lamar-Texas A&M Preview Capsule

Published on NewsOK Modified: September 4, 2014 at 1:32 pm •  Published: September 4, 2014

Lamar (1-0) at No. 9 Texas A&M (1-0), 6:30 p.m. (SEC Network)

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Series Record: First meeting.


The Aggies must guard against a letdown after their big win on the road at South Carolina last week. It will be their first game in the newly-renovated Kyle Field.


Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill against Lamar's secondary. Hill made a splash in his first game since taking over the starting job for 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, throwing for a school-record 511 yards against the Gamecocks. Now he'll face a team that has led the Southland Conference in pass defense the past two seasons but will likely be overmatched in its first game against an SEC team since 1974.


Lamar: WR Reggie Begelton set a single-season school record and led the Southland with 82 receptions last season. He's already off to a good start this year and had 12 catches for 119 yards and a touchdown in Lamar's 42-27 win over Grambling.

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