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Oklahoman Published: November 13, 2009

r fans are as good as their fans are. One thing our fans don’t do is sit around and whine about other teams’ fans. A&M spent a significant part of the week whining about what our fans are like.”


"It’s interesting to me that all these Aggies – whether they’re at A&M or here – are sitting around with halos over their heads and they have some divine expertise on fanmanship. I just don’t believe that’s the case. For the record, I think our fans are better than the Aggie fans.”

On preseason expectations

"Well, outside of Lubbock, expectations aren’t very high. But it’s OK, we play in Lubbock a lot this season.”

On the Aggie Corps of Cadets

"How come they get to pretend they are soldiers? The thing is, they aren’t actually in the military. I ought to have Mike’s Pirate School. The freshmen, all they get is the bandanna. When you’re a senior, you get the sword and skull and crossbones. For homework, we’ll work pirate maneuvers and stuff like that.”