Here are five things to watch in Saturday’s local and regional games, according to SportsDay’s Chuck Carlton:
Can Texas Tech’s secondary find an answer for Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger? The Tech defense was torched by Houston Baptist’s Bailey Zappe for 567 yards and four touchdowns two weeks ago. Meanwhile, Ehlinger threw for 426 yards and five touchdowns in little more than a half against UTEP.
What about Texas A&M’s young receivers? As everyone in maroon pretty well knows, the Aggies lost their top four players at the position from last season thanks to NFL decisions and injuries. Which receiver will step up against Vanderbilt and stake a claim by developing game chemistry with Kellen Mond? Youth is a factor. Of the 10 receivers listed on the depth chart, only junior Hezekiah Jones is not a freshman or sophomore.
How different will Baylor look under Dave Aranda? It looks like the