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The Battalion

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - College Station

The Battalion

The intersection of Bizzell Street and College Avenue on Monday, Jan. 22, 2024.
Farmers fight Hurricane Beryl
Aggies across South Texas left reeling in wake of unexpectedly dangerous storm
J. M. Wise, News Reporter • July 20, 2024
Texas A&M LB Taurean York (21) speaks during the 2024 SEC Media Day at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas on Thursday July 18, 2024. (Hannah Harrison/The Battalion)
A&M predicted to finish ninth in SEC football media poll, three Aggies earn preseason honors
Luke White, Sports Editor • July 19, 2024

Texas A&M football is expected to finish in the middle of the pack in the conference this season, per the SEC football preseason media poll...

Bob Rogers, holding a special edition of The Battalion.
Lyle Lovett, other past students remember Bob Rogers
Shalina SabihJuly 15, 2024

In his various positions, Professor Emeritus Bob Rogers laid down the stepping stones that student journalists at Texas A&M walk today, carving...

Writer Braxton Dore with the six Mochinut donuts he sampled from the restaurant. The writing on the box lid reads, More than just a donut, always near you.
Review: Mochinut's donuts are ideal for any dessert fan
Braxton Dore'July 22, 2024

The popular Japanese mochi and donut fusion restaurant, Mochinut, arrived in College Station in February 2024. The chain — founded in California...

College GameDay

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Yell Leaders Reid Williams, Blake Jones, Gavin Suel, Connor Joseph and Karsten Lowe led the crowd in yells.

ESPN’s College GameDay set up shop in Spence Park Saturday morning to preview Texas A&M’s matchup against No. 2 Clemson.

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  • Students made signs to bring to game day.

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  • Students wave their 12th Man towels and display school pride during College Game Day.

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  • Students wave their 12th Man towels and display school pride during College Game Day.

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  • The Aggie Dance Team helped get the crowd pumped up.

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  • The last time the College GameDay show came to College Station was on Oct. 6, 2016, when the Aggies took on Tennessee.

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  • David Pollack, Desmond Howard, Rece Davis, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit on set for ESPN’s College GameDay.

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  • The show took place in Spence Park from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sept. 8.

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  • Students painted “J-I-M-B-O” on themselves to display during the show.

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  • Desmond Howard has been an analyst for College GameDay since 2005 and Rece Davis has been the host since 2015.

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  • Desmond Howard played football for the University of Michigan and was the 1991 Heisman recipient.

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  • Texas A&M Head Football Coach Jimbo Fisher and reporter Maria Taylor gig ’em for a camera prior to Fisher’s interview.

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  • Jimbo Fisher watches a clip being played on a screen.

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  • The Aggies’ game against Clemson will mark the ninth game in which Jimbo Fisher and Clemson’s head football coach, Dabo Swinney, have gone head-to-head.

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  • Jimbo Fisher looks back at some of the signs being held up in the crowd.

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  • Connor Joseph and Karsten Lowe lead a yell.

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  • Students made signs to bring with them for the show.

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  • Students made signs to bring with them to the show.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Cadets hold up an “Aggies Arise” sign and an issue of The Battalion.

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  • Desmond Howard, Rece Davis, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit on the set of ESPN’s College GameDay.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
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