Athlon Ranks Aggie Football 23rd

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas- Coming off of a 9-3 regular-season mark in 2006, the Texas A&M football team is ranked #23 in the 2007 Athlon Magazine pre-season poll.

The magazine is revealing its Top 25 daily. Thus far, TCU is ranked #25 and an Aggie opponent, Miami, is ranked #24.

Athlon predicts Texas A&M to finish third in the Big 12 South and also predicts center Cody Wallace and defensive lineman Chris Harrington as first team All-Big 12 selections.

Running back Mike Goodson, offensive lineman Kirk Elder and cornerback Danny Gorrer are tabbed second team All-Big 12.

The third team All-Big 12 includes quarterback Stephen McGee, tight end Martellus Bennett, offensive lineman Yemi Babalola, defensive lineman Red Bryant, punter Justin Brantly and kick returner Kerry Franks.

The magazine hits the newsstands on June 5 and the Big 12 cover in our region features Aggie quarterback Stephen McGee.

Fans may pre-order at www.athlonsports.com.