Can Moose Muhammad III move up the Aggies depth chart?

Spring Football Camp is officially underway in Aggieland. Players old and new will battle to start jobs as many of the Aggies’ 2021 roster are leaving for the NFL and anything can happen. Here is candidate #3 from Texas A&M:

Moose Muhammad III

Year: Second year in red shirt

Position: wide receiver

2021 statistics: 10 catches for 153 yards and four touchdowns – Seven punt returns for 61 yards

If an A&M fan has to think of a successful offense in 2021, the first thing they think of would probably be the running game the Aggies used last season. The brown and white were led by inexperienced quarterbacks who had their share of struggles and inconsistent receivers, but there were always good signs amid those issues.

One of them was then redshirt freshman wide receiver Moose Muhammad III who, despite only being on the stat sheet in three games, managed to tie for second most. the team’s high number of touchdown receptions with four. Muhammad showed excellent speed and the ability to shake up defenders at the line of scrimmage and proved that – in years to come – he could be an excellent end zone receiving target.

Among the Aggies’ receivers heading into the 2022 season, the only notable loss is tight end Jalen Wydermyer. The leaders of the receiving squad will all bring their experience from past seasons at Kyle Field next year, but Muhammad was the one who certainly stood out, especially when his youth is factored into the equation.

Muhammad was fifth on the A&M wide receiver list last season in receiving yards, although he caught the sixth-most passes in the group and produced the third-most yards per catch on all targets. reception. As the Aggies seek to recover from the struggles with lost passes and the transition to a new quarterback, receiving options are likely to change in terms of quarterback priority and patronage. Muhammad’s elusiveness, road running and dependable hands give him plenty of reason to skip a few spots on the depth chart.

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