The Aggies will square off against No. 20 Arkansas on Sept. 25 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, for the SEC on CBS Game of the Week. As seen in a 40-21 thrashing of Texas over the weekend, Arkansas is not only capable of running the rock, but doing so at such an elite level that it can limit the possessions of the opposing offense. Simply put, A&M can't afford many empty possessions from Calzada and Co. against the Razorbacks. Otherwise, those national title hopes could fall by the wayside.
Top-ranked Alabama will then roll into Kyle Field on Oct. 9 in what could be a decisive game in the SEC West race. King's absence through "at least mid-October" is vague, perhaps on purpose. Regardless of whether King is available, it's not exactly reassuring for the the starting quarterback of a top-10 team to be listed as questionable for what might be the most important SEC game of the regular season.