Texas A&M football 2017: Projected Aggies depth chart

COLLEGE STATION, TX - OCTOBER 08: Christian Kirk /
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The Texas A&M Aggies could have one of the better rosters in the SEC next year. Here is what the top of Kevin Sumlin’s 2017 depth chart could look like.

After a fantastic 6-0 start to the 2016 NCAA season for the Texas A&M Aggies, the bottom fell out of the wet paper bag that was the second half of their season. Texas A&M went from a semi-legitimate College Football Playoff contender to an 8-5 (4-4) team ending its year on a 2-5 slide.

Texas A&M had big wins early in the season over UCLA, Auburn, Arkansas and Tennessee, but lost to Alabama, the Mississippi Schools, LSU and Kansas State down the stretch. 2017 will be a huge year for head coach Kevin Sumlin. Playing in the same SEC West with Alabama is tough sledding, but Texas A&M needs to finish in the top-half of the division to keep him in College Station for the foreseeable future.

That being said, there are a few players to get really excited about with Aggies football this fall, most of whom will be on the offensive side of the ball in sophomore running back Trayveon Williams and junior wide receiver Christian Kirk. The Aggies have successfully reloaded along the defensive line. Texas A&M should be able to hold its own in the trenches on both sides of the football.

With that, let’s take a few minutes to dissect the top of Sumlin’s depth chart in all three phases of the game heading into the 2017 NCAA season for the Aggies.