Texas A&M Football Postgame Notes vs Mizzou

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ABOUT THE GAME...
• The Aggies fell to 8-4 overall and 4-4 in Southeastern Conference play.
night games.
• A&M’s record against Missouri fell to 8-6 all-time, and the two teams have split the two games as SEC members. The Aggies fell to 2-3 in games played in Columbia.
• It marked the first time that A&M has lost consecutive games in the Kevin Sumlin era.
• It was the first loss in a night game during the Sumlin era. The Aggies were 11-0 prior to tonight.

Claiborne shines, Climbs chart
• True freshman LB Darian Claiborne posted the fifth double-digit tackle game of the season with 10 stops against the Tigers. After 12 games, Claiborne moved into a tie with senior Steven Jenkins for the team lead with 89 tackles.

TAMU Freshman Tackle Leaders
Mike Little (1978).............. 105
Dat Nguyen (1995).............. 94
Darian Claiborne (2013)...... 89

• Freshman defenders combined for 24 tackles vs. the Tigers
• True freshman DE Jay Arnold contributed a game-high two QB sacks.
Notables
• Ray Guy Award finalist Drew Kaser had a strong day with a 44.8 average on a career-high eight punts. He put three boots inside the Mizzou 20-yard line and had three 50-yard plus efforts.

12th MAN, POLO, CAPTAINS, COIN TOSS
• For the 12th straight game, sophomore defensive back Sam Moeller was the 12th Man.
• Wearing the #90 jersey in memory of fallen teammate Polo Manukainiu was junior gavin stansbury (normally wears #72). Manukainiu died in a tragic car accident last summer.
• The Aggies’ team captains at the coin toss were senior captains Toney Hurd Jr., Ben Malena and Jake Matthews. Texas A&M won the toss and elected to receive.



 
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