Aug 31, 2013; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A

Could heat be a Factor in Alabama vs. Texas A&M Game?


weatherWhen Alabama and Texas A&M kickoff on Saturday at 3:30 ET, the temperature will be nearly 100 degrees. The temps on the field will likely be a lot hotter, and with players in full pads, it will be an oven. Will the heat be a factor in the game?

It’s still hot in Tuscaloosa this time of year, and the Crimson Tide are used to practicing in the summer heat. In addition, Alabama will be wearing their road whites, which won’t soak up as much heat as the Aggies home maroon.

Alabama is a well-conditioned team, and is prepared for the heat. Still, Texas A&M will attempt to wear down the Tide offense with their spread offense, and defensive backs that get fatigued can get beaten with the deep ball in the later rounds.

In order to combat the draining effects of the Texas sun, Alabama will want to control the clock, keeping their defense rested and ready for any late-game heroics by Johnny Football.

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  • Alabama Nation

    Might be! You know it only gets hot in Texas…lol

    • Danny Bowen

      yeah, not hot in Alabama at all.. zero humidity there.. lol

      • Imari J. Pharris

        Not hot in Alabama??? Its Scorching here!!! The difference is that Texas has dry heat and Alabama is Humid, but that wont be a problem… They have ways of simulating that.

        • Voodoofoxx

          I think they were being sarcastic =) Roll Tide

  • Voodoofoxx

    The good thing is TX doesn’t have the Alabama humidity.