2001 RECORD: 8-4 (4-4, T3 in Big 12 South)
FINAL RANKING: not ranked
Total offensive yards per game for the Aggies last season, the fewest since the team averaged 276.2 in 1972.
An opposing coach's view
A solid defense will give the offense time to catch up
"Tailback Derek Farmer can be an All-America or just a regular guy. It all depends on the play of the line, which has no stars.... Mark Farris has the skills, and he's highly competitive. But the Aggies had three new offensive coaches last year, and it takes time for a quarterback to adjust.... Brian Gamble won't be a first-round pick, but he's a tough linebacker who makes plays.... Up front, you have to double Ty Warren. When they go to a third-down package, they move him around. You'd better know where he is."
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