Scouting report: LSU at Texas A&M _lowres

Texas A&M wide receiver Josh Reynolds (11) breaks away from Missouri defenders for a touchdown catch and run during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The basics

Kickoff: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27 at Kyle Field, College Station, Texas


Radio: WDGL-FM, 98.1, in Baton Rouge; WWL-AM, 870, and WWL-FM, 105.3, in New Orleans; KLWB-FM, 103.7, in Acadiana

Series: LSU leads 29-20-3

LAST MEETING: LSU 34, Texas A&M 10 (2013)

The opponent: Texas A&M Aggies

Record: 7-4 (3-4 Southeastern)

BEST WIN: Defeated Auburn 41-38 on Nov. 8.

WORST LOSS: Lost to Alabama 59-0 on Oct. 18.

Offensive leaders: QB Kenny Hill (214-of-321, 2,649 yards, 23 TDs, 8 interceptions), WR Josh Reynolds (45 receptions, 746 yards, 16.6 average, 12 TDs).

Defensive leaders: CB Deshazor Everett (65 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 1 interception, 6 pass breakups), DE Myles Garrett (46 tackles, 11 sacks, 9 QB hurries).

Rumblings: A&M comes to its regular-season finale trying to find the team that started 5-0 and was No. 6 in the nation. It’s just 2-4 since, although the upset at Auburn made things easier to swallow.

The offense — What you don’t want to hear

The Aggies lead the SEC in passing yards at 321.4 per game and also have the most touchdown passes with 34.

The offense — What you do want to hear

In its first seven games, A&M averaged 396.0 passing yards and 3.7 TDs per game. In the past four, that has dropped to just 190.3 yards and two TDs per outing.

The defense — What you don’t want to hear

While the defense has given up gobs of yards and points, freshman defensive end Myles Garrett has been a disruptive force with 11 of his team’s 32 sacks.

The defense — What you do want to hear

Texas A&M’s run defense ranks 13th in the SEC, allowing 208.9 yards per game — including 255.4 in SEC games — and 22 TDs.