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Stadium renovations cancel Aggies spring game

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11:00 AM ET 02.15 | Kyle Field is undergoing a big-time transition. Because of that, so is the Aggies' annual Maroon & White game. Texas A&M will not hold a spring game this year or next because of Kyle's redevelopment. "After careful consideration and in consultation with Coach (Kevin) Sumlin and the football coaching staff, we have decided not to play a traditional spring football game this year or next as Kyle Field is being redeveloped," A&M athletic director Eric Hyman said in a statement. "We appreciate the cooperation of the SEC office in considering a waiver to play a spring game off campus, but other factors including NCAA rules and regulations regarding contact with prospective student-athletes also played into our final decision."

San Antonio Express-News

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February 15, 2014  11:13 AM ET

Meh.

February 15, 2014  11:20 AM ET

" ... other factors including NCAA rules and regulations regarding contact with prospective student-athletes also played into our final decision."

A&M will not attain upper echelon status in the SEC with this attitude.

February 15, 2014  03:16 PM ET

there goes one win in the win column

February 15, 2014  04:12 PM ET

I don't understand. They have known about the stadium work for months if not years and they couldn't work it out? Guess they really did not want to have one.

February 15, 2014  04:58 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I don't understand. They have known about the stadium work for months if not years and they couldn't work it out? Guess they really did not want to have one.

They are not aggies for nothing. They come by their weirdness honestly.

February 15, 2014  05:00 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

there goes one win in the win column

but they are aggies, so they look at it as keeping one loss out of the loss column

February 15, 2014  10:50 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I don't understand. They have known about the stadium work for months if not years and they couldn't work it out? Guess they really did not want to have one.

Says why at the end of the story.

February 15, 2014  10:50 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Meh.

Pretty much sums it up for me.

 
February 18, 2014  09:41 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

They are not aggies for nothing. They come by their weirdness honestly.

Man, all this time I was hoping our weirdness was honestly earned. Thanks doo doo.

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