A&M's first yell dates back to 1896:

Rah! Rah! Rah!

Hi! Ho! Ha!

Boom! Cis! Bah!

College!

Five yell leaders continue all these years later to spread out on the sidelines in front of the 12th Man to lead the Aggies, as they have for more than 100 years. Yell Leaders use hand signals – or "pass backs" – to signal the yell.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Twenty minutes to midnight, and droves stream into -- not out of -- the stadium. Two minutes past midnight, and everyone from the field to the upper decks suddenly knows it's time to bend slightly and put hands upon knees to state a passage everyone also seems to kn…

Aggies recently have focused their attention skyward as astronaut Mike Fossum - currently aboard the space shuttle Discovery - became the first person with an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M to head into space.