Fightin Texas Aggie c/o 2006. Ballin is a habit.
After a lackluster season last year, Billy Kennedy and the Aggies look to bounce back.
Success on the field has followed on the trail for the Aggies, who look poised to sign a class that could help push them towards the top of SEC over the next few years.
That didn't take long. One year after leaving the Big 12, the Aggies are playing the Sooners again. This time it's in Dallas and will be one of the best matchups of the bowl season.
When many first-year coaches would prefer to play younger guys to build for the future, Kevin Sumlin stuck by his seniors. They repaid him by leading the Aggies to a remarkable 10-2 record in their inaugural season in the SEC.
Johnny Football has a chance at a Heisman Trophy and the Aggies could get into a BCS bowl game, but they'll need to defeat an old foe first.
This week, the surprising 7-2 Aggies get a true test of how good they really are when they travel to Tuscaloosa to play the best team in the country.
In 2000 Mississippi State defeated the Aggies in an overtime thriller that would become known as the "Snow Bowl". The first meeting since, and as division foes, has a lot on the line.
Auburn, only two years after a national title, was supposed to be one of the Texas A&M's biggest rivals in the SEC West. Instead, a loss to the Aggies on Saturday may seal their embattled head coach's fate.
Two schools that have battled over recruits from East Texas and Louisiana for years will meet on Saturday in a game that could become one of the marquee match-ups in the new-look SEC West.