The Texas A&M Aggies bested the Arkansas Razorbacks 31-27 Saturday afternoon the Southwest Classic at AT&T Stadium. Here are 12 facts from the win for the Aggies that improves them to 3-2 on the season with a 1-1 mark in SEC play:
Saturday marked the 76th meeting between Arkansas and Texas A&M. It was the 10th time the two teams have met in Arlington.
Texas A&M outlasted Arkansas for the eighth straight time in the series, the most consecutive victories for the Aggies in the series.
A&M has never lost to the Razorbacks as a member of the SEC.
With the victory, junior QB Kellen Mond is now tied for the ninth with Mark Farris among A&M’s winningest quarterbacks. He boasts a 17-9 career record.
Mond’s two passing touchdowns put him at 41 for his career. He is the eighth Aggie quarterback to throw for over 40 touchdowns.
Junior S Keldrick Carper made his first start of the season and led the Aggies with a career-high 10 tackles.
Junior DB Deboine Renfro surpassed the 100 career tackles mark with four takedowns in the game. He now has 102 career tackles.
Junior DT Justin Madubuike’s second-quarter interception that was returned for 18 yards was the first pick of his career.
Junior WR Quartney Davis notched the team’s first multi-touchdown game of the season with a 22-yard grab in the second quarter and 3-yard catch in the end zone in the fourth quarter.
Davis now has three career multi-touchdown games, all against SEC opponents.
WR Ainias Smith caught a 9-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter to make it three straight games with a touchdown.
Junior LB Braden White played in his fifth game as the 12th Man.
Texas A&M gets back in action on Oct. 12 for more SEC West action hosting the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide at Kyle Field after an open week.