She first appeared alongside Rev V at Texas A&M’s game against Louisville at Kyle Field on Nov. 13, 1993. The “princess” was 10 weeks old and hadn’t yet learned to walk with a leash, according to The Eagle article covering the passing of the torch.
Her “mascot training” was cut short during her first winter holiday spent with the mascot corporal, Jim Lively. She was stolen from the Lively home in Dallas right before New Year’s. According to The Eagle, both Reveille V and VI were staying at Lively's family home before the Cotton Bowl game against Notre Dame. Lively’s father had let the puppy outside into the fenced backyard, where she was taken. It was the first time that an A&M mascot had been stolen. Rev was 4 months old.
A group of University of Texas students claimed responsibility for the kidnapping, according to the Austin-American Statesman. The UT group dubbed themselves the “Rustlers” and admitted to watching the Lively home for months, waiting for the right opportunity. The students contacted the newspaper and presented the puppy as proof. The Rustlers' demands: “A&M must publicly state that UT is superior to A&M before the puppy [is to be] returned,” according to The Statesman. In response, A&M officials gave the Rustlers a deadline for Reveille’s return before criminal charges would be filed. Reveille VI was university property, according to The Eagle. Her abduction was classified as a third-degree felony, punishable by two to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
The puppy was found tied to a sign around Lake Travis in Austin. Charles Hall, her College Station veterinarian, gave her a bath and cleared her for Cotton Bowl duty. Hall said Reveille was agitated, but more bothered by a case of fleas she picked up before her rescue.
Lively was not disciplined because there was no negligence found on his part, Corps officials told The Eagle.
Reveille was euthanized in October 2003, a month following her 10th birthday party.
Sept. 3, 2016: Texas A&M earned a 31-24 season-opening overtime victory over the 16th-ranked UCLA Bruins at Kyle Field.
The second interception of the game by A&M senior strong safety Justin Evans with time running out in regulation got the Aggies to overtime. The offense got its second wind in the extra period with quarterback Trevor Knight giving the Aggies the lead with a 1-yard touchdown run on fourth down.
Evans knocked down UCLA's fourth-down pass from Josh Rosen to end the game.
The Aggies opened the season at home with a victory over a Top 25 opponent for the first time since 1989.