September 25, 2006

Lightning in a bottle

The two-hour lightning delay at Kyle Field Saturday night took out the thunder from the Texas A&M offense early, but they eventually caught fire to comeback from 7-0 deficit at the end of the first quarter and beat Louisiana Tech, 45-14.

Early on the Aggies ran the option, and the Bulldogs stuffed it in every way possible from swarming the quarterback and covering the pitch man. The offensive line looked sluggish as well, and A&M gained just single-digit yardage in the first 15 minutes.

But then the Aggies did something they haven't done all season long to this point - they opened up the field.

The option went on the back burner and instead of seeing Jorvorskie Lane pound the middle or Mike Goodson weave his way for extra yards, McGee put the ball in the air, and wide receiver L'Tydrick Riley was early target.

Then came Pierre Brown, Howard Morrow and Chad Schroeder. If that wasn't enough, Kerry Franks got on the board with two catches for 76 yards, including a 64-yard touchdown strike from McGee.

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