Bigger surprise: Texas's ineptitude or Texas A&M's defense? #DearAndy

In this post-Week 1 #DearAndy, Andy Staples answers your Twitter questions on Texas, Texas A&M's defense, Ohio State and more.
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In this post-Week 1 issue of #DearAndy, Andy Staples answers your questions from Twitter on…​

• What was more surprising: how well Texas A&M's defense fared against Arizona State or how poorly Texas played at Notre Dame? The Aggies brought in a new coordinator this offseason, while Texas has already decided to change who'll handle play-calling duties.

• Should J.T. Barrett start at quarterback for Ohio State this week against Hawaii? And why didn't running Ezekiel Elliott get more touches against Virginia Tech? The Buckeyes hung 42 points on a talented Hokies defense on Monday night in Blacksburg, Va.

• Why shouldn't traditionally weak teams, like Indiana, run the option? Georgia Tech has had plenty of success running a unique scheme under coach Paul Johnson.

• Is there any game on Ohio State's schedule other than the Nov. 21 matchup with Michigan State in Columbus that the Buckeyes realistically could lose? There's a reason the Buckeyes got all 61 first-place votes in the AP Top 25 Poll released on Tuesday.


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