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Athletics Facts

1) Texas A&M is home to 2 Heisman trophy winners, including the first freshman to ever receive this honor.

2) After leaving the Big 12, A&M joined the SEC on July 1, 2012.

3) In the 2010-2011 season, the TAMU Women's Basketball team won the NCAA Division 1-A National Championship for the first time in the school's history.

4) A&M's 650 student-athletes compete in 20 varisty sports at the NCAA Division 1-A level.

5) Aggie Athletics recorded its highest-ever Director's Cup final ranking in the 2013 year.

GIG 'EM AGGIES

The name "Aggies" is derived from "agriculture" in Texas Agriculture and Mechanics University. The Aggies are represented by mascot Reveille, a border collie who is a member of the Corp of Cadets and is the First Lady of Texas A&M.


2013 Texas A&M Football Official Hype Video

TEXAS AGGIES MASCOT

Reveille was picked up on the side of the road by a group of cadets coming back from Navasota who decided to take care of her. The next morning when a bugle horn played, she barked and was named. They brought her back to campus and unanimously agreed to make her the official mascot and First Lady of A&M. She is now the highest ranking member of the corp of cadets, being the only member to wear 5 stars.


Texas A&M creates a strong, positive sense of tradition through their logos and mascot that is carried on year-to-year. Students, alumni, and other fans draw emotional connections to Reveille, A&M's unique traditions, and the school's spirit and unity.