FOOTBALL HISTORY FEATURES
The rowdiness of ESPN's College GameDay was the top draw in Aggieland last Saturday morning, attracting a sea of hollering students and wacky signs in anticipation of Texas A&M's bout with Tennessee later that day. Fifteen miles away, on a quiet road in Millican, a small group of youngst…
JUNCTION -- One of Texas A&M's greatest football stories was born in this small West Texas town, which is framed by rolling hills and the Llano River. But for many who pass through, there is no sign or clear indication that the Aggies were ever here.
The situation would be frightening for most true freshmen. Yet Bucky Richardson ran out onto Kyle Field, unaware of the circumstances surrounding the moment that night of Nov. 26, 1987.
The city of Bryan's newest neighborhood and youth outreach coordinator is more than just a former Aggie and NFL running back. City Secretary Mary Lynne Stratta said Bubba Bean is "an example of what an athlete should be," and that she expects that he will be an inspiring role model for the c…
John David Crow didn't understand the bedlam going on around him on Nov. 29, 1956. He dashed into the south end zone of Memorial Stadium during the first quarter of the annual rivalry game between Texas and Texas A&M. And all hell broke loose.
This week has been a reunion of sorts for Jacob Green. The former Texas A&M defensive end, who played for Seattle Seahawks from 1980 to 1991, is in Phoenix along with former teammates Cortez Kennedy, Steve Largent and Dave Krieg for Seattle's Super Bowl matchup with the New England Patriots.
The advertisement in Texas A&M's student newspaper The Battalion was an eye-catcher: "Persons interested in trying out for the Twelfth Man Kickoff Team need to report to the Kyle Field Dressing Room on Monday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m. No prior experience is required."