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GALLERY: Midnight Yell vs. Florida

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Photo by Photo by Meredith Seaver

The second home game Yell Practice of the season admitted 2,000 students.

Late Friday, Oct. 9 students filed into Kyle Field for the second Midnight Yell Practice of the 2020 football season. 2,000 students had the chance to join the yell leaders, the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band and Parsons’ Mounted Cavalry in Kyle Field. The Aggie football team will take on the Florida Gators on Saturday Oct. 10 at 11:00 a.m.

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  • A member of the Corps of Cadets dressed up for Midnight Yell.

  • Junior Yell Leaders Memo Salinas and Mason Graham meet at the 50-yard line while pacing the field.

  • The 2,000 students who attended Midnight Yell practice were required to wear masks and social distance. 

  • Members of Parsons’ Mounted Cavalry set of the Spirit of ’15 cannon for Yell Practice.

  • Members of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band show their Aggie spirit by putting the horns down. 

  • Head Yell Leader Keller Cox prepares for Yell Practice.

  • Members of the Corps of Cadets attended Midnight Yell as a group.

  • Senior Yell Leaders Keller Cox and Weston Porter wait for Yell Practice to begin. Senior Yell Leader Jacob Huffman did not attend after being in contact with a COVID-positive individual.

  • Students who attended Yell Practice were required to wear masks.

  • The yell leaders get together before the start of Midnight Yell practice. 

  • The Aggie Band was at Midnight Yell in Kyle Field.

  • Junior Yell Leaders Memo Salinas and Mason Graham finish push ups before Yell Practice begins.

  • Senior Yell Leader Keller Cox kicks off Midnight Yell practice by telling a story for all the Aggies in attendance. 

  • Tany and TJ Gillespie were recognized as Parents of the Year and honored at Midnight Yell practice. They operate a non-profit foundation , Taylor’s Place, to provide accommodations for families of students who could not afford to visit due to financial hardships.

  • Junior Yell Leader Mason Graham whoops after a yell.

  • Senior Yell Leader Weston Porter whoops during yell practice. 

  • Head Yell Leader Keller Cox leads Midnight Yell.

  • Members of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band performed live at Midnight Yell. 

  • Junior Yell Leader Memo Salinas whoops after finishing a yell.

  • Senior Yell Leader Weston Porter stands on the field while the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band plays “The Spirit of Aggieland.”

  • Students prepare for the Aggie War Hymn while social distancing.

  • Students “hump it” as they are lead by the yell leaders in a yell. 

  • Senior Yell Leader Weston Porter leads a yell.

  • The Aggie War Hymn is played at the conclusion of Midnight Yell and students  find a way to saw varsity’s horns off while social distancing. 

  • Head Yell Leader Keller Cox finishes Midnight Yell.

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