McGee developing confidence in aerial attack

Texas A&M is still a work in progress, but Stephen McGee's development as a passer and an improved defense have the Aggies on the rise.

Originally Published: April 24, 2007
By Tim Griffin | Special to ESPN.com

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- It wasn't the kind of play that would make many fans at Kyle Field stop and take notice.

But Texas A&M quarterback Stephen McGee's 21-yard swing pass to running back Mike Goodson that started the spring game almost made coach Dennis Franchione turn cartwheels on the field.

"We had four verticals [deep passes] called and all of them were covered," Franchione said. "Stephen checked back down and made a nice gain. Those aren't the kind of plays that catch ...

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