SMU Vs. Texas A&M: Aggies Dominate 48-3

Kevin Sumlin looks like a good fit at A&M, as his team gave the Mustangs a beating they won't soon forget on Saturday afternoon.

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Texas A&M Vs. SMU: Johnny Manziel Shines In Win

The Aggies may have found a future Heisman contender in their star freshman QB, who keyed a 48-3 road blowout of an overmatched Mustangs team.

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Texas A&M Vs. SMU 2012: Final Score And Game Recap

In a game that saw just about everything go wrong for the SMU Mustangs, they lost to the Texas A&M by a wide, 48-3, margin.

Offensively, the Mustangs were able to move the ball more effectively than the score would indicate, racking up over 300 yards of total offense and earning 17 first downs. However, that didn't translate into points on the scoreboard, as they were shutout until a Chase Hover field goal in the third quarter.

The defense, though, has very little consolation for their performance, as they allowed over 600 yards of offense and were shredded by freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel. The Aggies signal-caller passed for over 300 yards with four touchdowns and added 124 yards rushing and two touchdowns on the ground.

The Mustangs will face another huge challenge when they travel to face the TCU Horned Frogs after a week off, on Saturday, Sept. 29.

For more coverage of SMU, stay tuned to SB Nation Dallas while Good Bull Hunting has you covered for all the latest news and analysis from Aggieland.

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Texas A&M Vs. SMU 2012: Schedule, Game Time, Odds And More

Despite having only met twice in the last 17 seasons since the close of the Southwest Conference, the in-state matchup between SMU and Texas A&M has plenty of history. In matchup No. 79 between the two teams, the Aggies will be looking for their first win of the season after Hurricane Isaac postponed their debut against Louisiana Tech and the No. 18 Florida Gators spoiled their debut in the SEC.

After a 59-24 loss to the Baylor Bears, the SMU Mustangs are back in business after winning 52-0 against Stephen F. Austin. With former Texas Longhorns quarterback Garrett Gilbert at the helm of June Jones' offense, the Mustangs can certainly score points and will need to if they hope to upset the Aggies.

The Aggies, on the other hand, showed some promise in the first half of their game against UF, led by freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel. However, they blew their 17-7 lead, giving up 13 unanswered points, to earn a loss in their opener. A more consistent offensive performance on Saturday against the Mustangs should be enough to serve up the Aggies their first win of the season.

Game time/date: 2:30 p.m. CT, Saturday, Sept. 15

Location: Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, TX

TV: FSN (National)

Odds: Texas A&M opened as 10.5-point favorites and are currently 12.5-point favorites.

Matchup History: Texas A&M leads, 42-29-7

For more coverage of SMU, stay tuned to SB Nation Dallas while Good Bill Hunting has you covered for all the latest news and analysis from Aggieland.

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