Texas A&M punched down at Appalachian State proper earlier than getting knocked out


Texas A&M’s “Midnight Yell” apply is, with out query, one among school soccer’s saddest traditions. I’ve no useful drawback with the idea of a midnight pep rally, even when it’s one thing a highschool ought to do — and never a top-flight school program, it’s extra how they love punching down utilizing a solid of characters devoid of persona.

On Friday night time it was time for the Aggies to take a shot at Appalachian State, and hoo boy for those who want some schadenfreude in your life you’re going to get pleasure from this.

Making an attempt to do standup is tough, even for those who’re a humorous particular person. There may be such a distinction between making informal jokes at a celebration to entertain your pals, and standing in entrance of a crowd to ship strains which require poise, timing and feeding off the power of a crowd to grasp what works, and what doesn’t.

The “Midnight Yell” routines are so horrendously unhealthy it’s virtually like A&M maintain auditions to place the least-funny individuals on campus on the sector for this factor. Hell, if that was its acknowledged mandate it could rapidly develop into the finest custom in CFB, however that requires self consciousness the college is incapable of.

So, clearly the elephant on Kyle Subject is making enjoyable of Appalachian State. A small, Sunbelt faculty nestled within the mountains of North Carolina, who simply so occurs to hold a switchblade in its overalls to chop the hearts out of massive FBS colleges who dare to attempt them. It occurred to Michigan in 2007, now it’s occurred to Texas A&M, who misplaced to the Mountaineers 17-14.

I assumed it prudent to interrupt down a number of the “jabs” taken at App throughout “Midnight Yell.”

“I needed to Google this staff to ensure they’re even actual.”

Nicely, for those who had Googled App State soccer you may need identified their propensity for killing the desires of massive colleges. Additionally, that they’ve received three FCS titles within the final 20 years — which is three extra titles than the Aggies have received in the identical span.

“Positive sufficient, I discovered them, deep, and I imply deep within the backwoods.”

Boone, NC is 100 miles from Charlotte.

“Identical to you’d assume any hillbilly school that names themselves “The Mountaineers.”

Sir, you’re actually carrying overalls whereas reciting this and your faculty is actually named for farming.

“It’s a disgrace the one two mind cells that every one these guys have left are getting knocked out by our wrecking crew protection.”

App State out-gained Texas A&M with 315 yards of whole offense to TAMU’s 186. Operating again Camerun Peoples gained 112 yards on the bottom.

I hope the Aggies had enjoyable on the Midnight Yell apply although. It was most likely much more enjoyable than the sport on Saturday.


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