After players reported yesterday, Texas A&M will hold their first fall practice of the 2017 season on Friday. Our pal stringsays covered many of the major position battles and other burning questions that will shake themselves out over the coming weeks, but in a season that seems to be chock full of unknowns, there are still plenty of them left to answer.
First off, let’s hear from Coach.
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Xs and Os
For the first time in Kevin Sumlin’s tenure, he returns the same offensive and defensive coordinators that started the previous season. The only changes on the staff were at DBs Coach (Terry Joseph out, Ron Cooper in) and Strength & Conditioning Coach (Larry Jackson out, Mark Hocke in). That continuity, and not having either side of the ball learning a new scheme, could definitely play in the Aggies’ favor.