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One step away
June 8, 2024

Texas A&M football vs. Northwestern State

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Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett

A group of four F-15’s flew over the Kyle Field following the national anthem, three of the jets were piloted by Aggies according to 247sports.com.

Texas A&M football held its season opener against Northwestern State (NSU) in Kyle Field on Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Head Coach Jimbo Fisher made his debut for Texas A&M football where the Aggies defeated NSU 59-7, starting off the season with a victory.

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  • Senior Cullen Gillaspia , the 12th Man, leads the Aggie football team onto Kyle Field.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Sophomore Mia Miller escorts Reveille IX onto Kyle Field during Texas A&M’s entrance.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Senior linebacker Otaro Alaka waves his arms at the crowd.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Junior Braden Mann had 10 kickoffs for 622 yards.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • True sophomore Kellen Mond went 17 for 25 on passing attempts, earning 184 yards and two touchdowns.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Head Coach Jimbo Fisher made his debut for Texas A&M against Northwestern State.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Texas A&M opened as a 47.5 favorite over Northwestern State.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Junior Trayveon Williams ran for 240 yards and three touchdowns on 20 rushing attempts against Northwestern State.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Sophomore Buddy Johnson led the Aggies in tackles with 3.5 in the 59-7 victory over Northwestern State.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Students wave their 12th Man towels as the team prepares to run onto the field.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Sophomore Jhamon Ausbon led the Aggies with 81 receiving yards and 6 receptions.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Junior Tyrel Dodson had three tackles in the victory over Northwestern State.

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  • Freshmen do their wildcat after a yell.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Texas A&M threw for 255 yards as a team.

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  • Cadets wave their 12th Man towels.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Junior Trayveon Williams ran for the second highest rushing yards in a single game(240) in Texas A&M history.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Junior running back Trayveon Williams had 240 rushing yards against NSU.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Junior Erik McCoy reads the field before snapping the ball.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Junior Tyrel Dodson smiles after nearly intercepting the opposing quarterback.

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  • 95,855 fans gathered in Kyle Field to watch Texas A&M take on Northwestern State.

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  • Texas A&M held Northwestern State scoreless in the first half.

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  • Junior Jace Sternberger hauled in five receptions for 56 yards and two touchdowns in the victory over Northwestern.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Sophomore Kellen Mond rushed for 20 yards and a touchdown against Northwestern State.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Senior Yell Leader Connor Joseph high fives cadets on the sidelines before the game.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Redshirt sophomore Nick Starkel runs back to the locker room with his teammates after the pre-game practice.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Head coach Jimbo Fisher and 12th Man Cullen Gillaspia led the team onto the field.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Junior running back Trayveon Williams laughs with teammates.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Northwestern threw for 230 yards and a touchdown against Texas A&M.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Sophomore Justin Madubike prepares for an upcoming play.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Junior Jazz Ferguson celebrates scoring Northwestern’s only points of the game.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • The Yell Leaders kneel in the end zone after an Aggie touchdown.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Sophomore Camron Buckley had the longest reception for Texas A&M with a hard fought 34-yard catch.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Sophomore wide receiver Jhamon Ausbon led the team in receiving yards.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Northwestern State was unable to stop the rushing attack of Texas A&M, as they allowed 520 yards and 5 touchdowns on the ground.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Sophomore wide receiver Hezekiah Jones gives two thumbs up to the crowd as he exits the field.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Head Coach Jimbo Fisher believes the win over Northwestern was a good game for Texas A&M.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Freshman wide receiver Myles Ward runs from Cullen Gillaspia.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Sophomore Nick Starkel and freshman Jashaun Corbin fight a Northwestern State defender for every yard.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • The cannon is fired each time the Aggies score a touchdown.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Junior Jazz Ferguson had 129 yards and a touchdown against Texas A&M.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Head coach Jimbo Fisher shouts instructions to his players.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Freshman Deneric Prince stiff arms a defender on one of his two rushing attempts.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • The longest play of the game was a 73-yard touchdown run for junior Trayveon Williams in the first quarter.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Senior running back Kwame Etwi tries to dodge junior corner back Darian Raymond.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Senior Cristina Broussard, Allison Meche, Class of 2017, and junior Megan Gallagher participate in a yell.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Freshman running back Jashaun Corbin was one of four freshmen running backs to play.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Junior Yell Leader Reid Williams gives the crowd a thumbs up after a yell.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Redshirt sophomore Nick Starkel played in a few drives during the second half.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Senior running back Kwame Etwi celebrates after a touchdown.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Texas A&M students yell in support of the Aggies as they defeat Northwestern State 59-7 in the home opener at Kyle Field.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Senior Yell Leader Blake Jones smiles as the Corps freshmen raise him above their heads.

    Photo by Photo by Jesse Everett
  • Sophomore Quartney Davis, junior Tyrel Dodson and sophomore Myles Jones saw ’em off together.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Head coach Jimbo Fisher sang the Aggie War Hymn with the football team following his first win at Texas A&M.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
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