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Texas A&M vs. Nicholls State

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Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker

Senior Qualen Cunningham and freshman Buddy Johnson stand together before the singing of the Aggie War Hymn.

Texas A&M defeated Nicholls State 24-14 Saturday evening after a hard-fought battle.  
Photos by Cassie Stricker

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  • Kyle Field welcomed 100,276 fans to the first home game against Nicholls State Saturday evening.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Reveille IX and her handler, sophomore Jacob Scroggins, run out ahead of the football team minutes before the game.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Junior wide receiver Christian Kirk got his 17th career TD reception on Sept. 10, 2017 against Nicholls State.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Freshman quarterback Kellen Mond made his first career start at Saturday’s game.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Freshman wide receiver Jhamon Ausbon ran 24 reception yards against Nicholls.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Saturday’s game against Nicholls State marked junior linebacker Cullen Gillaspia’s 15th straight start.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Kellen Mond was 2-for-8 and 11 yards in the final fifteen minutes of the first half.

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  • Sophomore running back Trayveon Williams put the Aggies ahead 14-0 with a 17-yard touchdown run late in the first quarter.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band is made up of over 400 men and women in the Corps of Cadets.  

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Senior wide receiver Damion Ratley runs the ball across the field.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Senior quarterback Jake Hubenak came off the bench in the fourth quarter to engineer two scoring drives in the last eight minutes of the game.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Fans were encouraged to wear #BTHOHarvey shirts to Saturday’s game as a show of support to those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Kyle Field’s student section stands over 35,000 strong.  Student sport passes were sold out for the seventh season in a row.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Sophomore running back Kendall Bussey rushed for 97 yards on 15 carries.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Senior Qualen Cunningham celebrates after the Aggies defeat Nicholls State.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Freshman quarterback Nick Starkel, who was injured in the game against UCLA, joined the team on the field for the Aggie War Hymn.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • The Aggies will return to Kyle Field Saturday, September 16 against Louisiana Lafayette.

    Photo by Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Sophomore wide receiver Christian Kirk makes the completion and runs down the sideline.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • Damion Ratley runs across the field for a large gain.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • Senior Wide Receiver Damion Ratley watches as Christian Kirk is overthrown deep.

    Photo by Photo by Cristian Aguirre
  • True Freshman Quarterback Kellen Mond recovers a bad snap in the backfield.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • Senior Defensive Back Priest Willis makes the tackle on the Nicholls State running back.

    Photo by Photo by Cristian Aguirre
  • Freshman Wide Receiver Kendrick Rogers is brought down after the completion.

    Photo by Photo by Cristian Aguirre
  • Junior Wide Receiver Christian Kirk is brought down after receiving a punt.

    Photo by Photo by Cristian Aguirre
  • Sophomore Running Back Trayveon Williams is hit mid air by Nicholls defender.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • Sophomore Running Back Trayveon Williams evades Nicholls State defender.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • Senior quarterback Jake Hubenak throws as Nicholls State a defender tries to swat the ball.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • After senior place kicker Daniel Lacamera’s kick was blocked, the play was called back due to the defense being offside.

    Photo by Photo by Cristian Aguirre
  • Junior place kicker Daniel LaCamera has his kick blocked by the Nicholls State defender.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • Senior Damion Ratley runs along the sideline after getting the first down.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • Nicholls State defender goes for the tackle on Wide Receiver Damion Ratley.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • Sophomore Running Back Kendall Bussey rushes for his longest run of the night, 41 yards.

    Photo by Photo by Cristian Aguirre
  • Running Back Kendall Bussey has a big night, rushing for 97 yards and scoring one touchdown.

    Photo by Photo by Cristian Aguirre
  • Senior quarterback Jake Hubenak throws to wide receiver Christian Kirk.

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
  • Wide receiver Christian Kirk gets ready to make the catch thrown by senior Jake Hubenak. 

    Photo by Photo By Cristian Aguirre
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