This full-color history of Aggieland's pride, spirit, and great football program contains more than one hundred photos of the campus, its students and faculty, and Kyle Field and its football legends, then and now. Written by Homer Jacobs, an Aggie graduate and editor of 12th Man Magazine, the book describes A&M's beginnings as a remote land-grant college in central Texas and recounts many of the highlights and glories of its development. Today, with an enrollment of more than 44,000 students, the University has evolved into an academic as well as athletic powerhouse, while retaining its core characteristics and military leadership role. Whether describing Texas A&M's many revered traditions_from Silver Taps to Muster to Midnight Yell Practice_interviewing some of the University's special people, or reviewing the football team's greatest seasons, Jacobs catches the spirit, the pride, and the uniqueness that makes Aggieland a place like no other.
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 943 g
Dimensions: 267 x 210 x 20 mm