First half takeaways from Auburn vs Texas A&M

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It’s been a tough, physical game so far between the Aggies and the Tigers.

Auburn has had some crucial opportunities wasted so far. A&M hasn’t been moving so well on offense either, and we have a 3-3 ballgame heading into the locker room.

If Auburn is going to win this game, which right now is looking difficult, they’ll need to clean some things up, and knowing the Tigers, the second half is where they have shined. Expect adjustments to be coming on both sides of the football.

Here are five takeaways from a sluggish first half between Auburn and Texas A&M in College Station.

Mike Bobo is in his bag

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Bobo continues to script great opening possessions. The execution hasn’t been perfect from the Tigers, however.

Auburn is going to need to get pressure to win this game

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Calzada hasn’t had the opportunity to make a bad decision because the Tigers aren’t getting pressure.

Auburn wasted field position

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Auburn had a prime opportunity to score on a pair of possessions, and they whiffed. They’ve got to execute better.

Bo Nix needs to execute better

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Nix missed an open deep touchdown, and he’s gotten jittery in the pocket as the game has progressed. He will need to calm himself and get back to how he was playing over these past few weeks. He’s 9 of 17 passing, averaging 3.8 yards per attempt.

Whoever makes a mistake first will lose this game

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A turnover, an important penalty, or something of the like could heavily swing this game in either direction.

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