Texas A&M football announces its return to the field Michael Jordan style
HOUSTON Texas A&M football is taking pointers from the greatest basketball player ever. The Last Dance documentary captivated millions of Americans for five weeks with unparalleled access to Michael Jordan. Of course, one episode was centered around Jordans basketball break to play baseball. He ultimately return in 1995. The documentary highlighted the iconic 1995 press release announcing Jordans return that ended with two words; Im back.With the announcement that SEC schools can take the field for practice on June 8, the Aggies typed out their own Jordan-like press release ending with Were back."
PHOTOS: Texas A&M vs. Lamar
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 14: Ainias Smith #17 of the Texas A&M Aggies scores on 13 yard pass as Anthony Ruffin #17 of the Lamar Cardinals is late on the play during the fourth quarter at Kyle Field on September 14, 2019 in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
PHOTOS: Texas A&M vs. Texas State on Aug. 29, 2019
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS - AUGUST 29: Bryan London II #9 of the Texas State Bobcats celebrates with Justin Madubuike #52 after an interception against the Texas State Bobcats during the first half at Kyle Field on August 29, 2019 in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
Cagan Baldree finds new home in Texas A&M backfield
COLLEGE STATION – By Jack Holmes/ContributorCagan Baldree said he can fit into some of his old clothes now that he has dropped over 20 pounds since early this year. Baldree spoke with the coaching staff, and when the opportunity to transition to fullback arose, he said the choice was easy. Full Screen 1 / 9 COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS - AUGUST 29: Bryan London II #9 of the Texas State Bobcats celebrates with Justin Madubuike #52 after an interception against the Texas State Bobcats during the first half at Kyle Field on August 29, 2019 in College Station, Texas. He's really helped us." Full Screen 1 / 17 COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 14: Ainias Smith #17 of the Texas A&M Aggies scores on 13 yard pass as Anthony Ruffin #17 of the Lamar Cardinals is late on the play during the fourth quarter at Kyle Field on September 14, 2019 in College Station, Texas.
The best and worst from Texas A&M's 41-7 rout of Texas State
12 Texas A&M took care of business in their season opener on Thursday night, routing Texas State 41-7 at Kyle Field. Ausbon held the ball secure and never let it touch the ground for the Aggies’ fifth touchdown of the game, making the score 38-0. Full Screen 1 / 9 COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS - AUGUST 29: Bryan London II #9 of the Texas State Bobcats celebrates with Justin Madubuike #52 after an interception against the Texas State Bobcats during the first half at Kyle Field on August 29, 2019 in College Station, Texas. Senior linebacker Bryan London II pounced on an easy opportunity and stopped what would have been the Aggies fifth touchdown of the night. Worst DriveDespite rolling past Texas State, the Aggies got off to an inauspicious start on Thursday night.
5 things to watch in Texas A&M University's opener on Thursday night in College Station
12 Texas A&M University hosts Texas State at Kyle Field on Thursday night to open their 2019 season. JAKE SPAVITAL REUTRNS TO KYLE FIELDThe Bobcats' first-year head coach returns to College Station for the first time since being a part of Kevin Sumlin's coaching staff. Spavital was a co-offensive coordinator and quarterback's coach in 2013 before taking over play calling duties from 2014-2015. KELLEN MOND BEGINS HIS SECOND SEASON UNDER FISHERIronically, Fisher will be starting a quarterback that Spavital himself recruited and offered during his time at Texas A&M. We will see how that knowledge transfers against a solid, but not great, Texas State defense on Thursday night.
KPRC2s Fall Football Guide
HOUSTON It's the greatest time of the year for sports fans across Houston - football is back! Our KPRC2 team is fired up for the new season and ready to preview all the gridiron action in our annual "Fall Football Guide 2018." We talked about every level of the game from the Texans to college football to the top high school teams. There's no shortage of high school seniors grabbing the attention of college recruiters. We'll highlight some of the must-watch local players from around Houston and reveal how reigning state champ Cy Fair High School hopes to bring home another trophy.
Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin at Houston Touchdown Club
HOUSTON – Texas A&M Aggies head ooach Kevin Sumlin was in Houston on Thursday to visit with supporters at the Houston Touchdown Club. Sumlin met with the media and answered questions from the crowd at the annual luncheon. As expected, Sumlin mentioned the race for a starting quarterback is still ongoing as they move through the summer and approach fall camp. Sumlin acknowledged there was serious discussion about turning to Nick Starkel last season when starter Trevor Knight was injured and newcomer Kellen Mond is on the top recruits in the country. Sumlin also thinks the defense has plenty on board to recover from and replace what they lost with elite pass rushers Myles Garrett and Daeshon Hall.
Texas A&M Corps of Cadets raises money to buy new scooter for Old Army Al
“Everybody knows Old Army Al,” cadet Wyatt Kamin said. That's why when Haerr saw Bradley looking at a scooter catalog one day, he knew what the cadets could do. One GoFundMe campaign later, and with more than $7,000 raised, he and Kamin gave Al his new scooter. He's mentored tons of cadets, tons of people and for that, Al, thank you,” Kamin said. In a few years, these cadets will have graduated and moved on, but now, thanks to their efforts, Al will still be here.
Texas A&M recalling SEC shirts
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Dozens of shirts are being pulled off the shelves after showing North Carolina as a part of the Southeastern Conference. Aggieland Outfitters said the original design was supposed to reflect the SEC states before the expansion on the front then show Texas on the back. The original sketch did not have North Carolina on it but when the artist drew up the map he accidentally added it in. The shirts were pulled from their stores and their website and officials said measures are now in place to make sure this type of error doesn't happen again. Aggieland Outfitters sent out an apology for the mistake.