Lamar-Texas A&M Preview Capsule

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

WHAT'S AT STAKE

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.

KEY MATCHUP

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.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

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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