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No. 5 Texas A&M makes last CFP case in 34-13 win over Vols

Kellen Mond threw for 281 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 59 yards and a score for the Aggies on Saturday.
Credit: AP
Tennessee linebacker Henry To'o To'o (11) tackles Texas A&M running back Isaiah Spiller (28) during an NCAA college football game in Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. (Brianna Paciorka/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, Pool)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No. 5 Texas A&M closed its case for a spot in the College Football Playoff with a 34-13 victory over Tennessee.

Kellen Mond threw for 281 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 59 yards and a score for the Aggies on Saturday.

Isaiah Spiller ran for 89 yards and a touchdown, and Ainias Smith scored once rushing and once receiving. 

Mond completed 26 of 32 passes as the Aggies finished their regular season at 8-1 and hoped for an upset or two within the CFP's top four.