TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The top-ranked Alabama football team held its second practice of the week on Tuesday afternoon, working in full pads at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields as it prepares for its matchup with No. 6/6 Texas A&M. The Crimson Tide and Aggies will square off at 2:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Kyle Field.
Alabama holds a 3-2 edge in the all-time series with Texas A&M, with last season's meeting in Tuscaloosa going in favor of the Aggies, 29-24. The 2012 matchup was the first between Alabama and Texas A&M since the two teams met in College Station, on Dec. 1, 1988, a game that the Tide would win, 30-10. The first contest in the series was played on Jan. 1, 1942, at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Alabama won the meeting, 29-21.