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Texas A&M pitcher Ryan Prager (18) delivers a pitch during Texas A&M’s game against Kentucky at the NCAA Men’s College World Series at in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday, June 17, 2024. Prager went for 6.2 innings, allowing two hits and zero runs. (Chris Swann/The Battalion)
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College GameDay

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Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker

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.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • 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.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • 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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