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I copied this thread from Texags because I thought it was "typical aggie". From their own mouths: A&M Football Topic: Best brawl on the field after a game in Aggie history C-2ag99 posted 4:14p, 3/2/2005 t.u. '95 One of my favorite moments of my fish year, despite the loss. Has it really been almost 10 years?!? ______________________________________________________ By the way, doesn't Texas remind you of the kid in Little League who had the fancy glove, $200 aluminum bat and private lessons and STILL didn't make the All-Star team? I thought so. Tom Dienhart, The Sporting News. AgLaw posted 4:19p, 3/2/2005 tu 91 Danger Mouse posted 4:32p, 3/2/2005 1987 vs.the LSU Ben-GALS aTmLoKi posted 4:40p, 3/2/2005 Nebraska '02! WRECKING CORPS! WRECKING CORPS! WRECKING CORPS! AggieTJ posted 2:33a, 3/3/2005 I remember that one: a white gloved hand came out of nowhere and BOOM! - one Nebraska fan regretted ever coming to College Station. PedroJack07 posted 2:46a, 3/3/2005 we have pics of this stuff? E.King Gill posted 6:49a, 3/3/2005 How about the early 80s game against SMU where a Parson's calvary cadet pulled his sword on an SMU cheerleader. Classic and beautiful. Dough posted 7:18a, 3/3/2005 Calvary=the hill where Jesus was crucified Cavalry=soldiers on horses John 3:16 "Thirty years ago kids talked about their duties and responsibilities ... today they talk about their rights and privileges." WBBQ74 posted 7:52a, 3/3/2005 Best I saw was fight during '74 Clemson game. Football players on both sides swinging helmets and generally brawling all over Kyle Field. Best memory is one of our players chasing a Clemson player all the way up to the north end zone and them chasing each other around the goal post. Rather funny at the time. The cadet, Greg Hood, in the '81 SMU altercation was an OD at the game. He might have been a PMC member but he was acting as one of the game day Officer's of the Day (OD). That incident has been rehashed on this board several times; not intending to restart it here again. RIP. "Recall.....Step off on Hullabaloo..." CT'73 posted 7:56a, 3/3/2005 Does it have to be "after a game"? What about the 1973 MOB incident at Rice Institute that occured during halftime? I'm not sure I would describe that as a brawl. I was not an eye witness but from published reports and other eye witnesses it sounds like it was mostly chasing (CTs)and retreating (the MOB). But compared to the conventional halftime show, it must have been chaotic enough to warrant the brawl label. BTW, how many of you remember when RU was called Rice Institute? Also, since we don't play Rice anymore, I'm sure some of you are unaware that the MOB is the Marching Owl Band. They started calling themselves that about 1973. About that time they gave up trying to be a real marching band and began spoofing everything imaginable in their halftime shows. They very much looked like a mob in the process. The spoof of everything Aggie in 1973 (most of it in poor taste) was the genesis of the "brawl" mentioned above. Lark posted 8:55a, 3/3/2005 The best after game major fight I ever saw was after the UH game in Houston in about 1961 or 1962, in Rice Stadium. The UH fish football team was seated in front of the Corps, not smart, things started out bad and were very bad by the end of the game. The UH fish football player came out to meet the Corps as they were coming out of the stadium and a major fight started. If you have ever been or seen that type of fight you know that size is not the factor it is in a one on one fight. A little guy can kill a big guy if the big guy does not see it coming. I have one memory of a UH fish football player on his knees with a booted Sr. doing a drop kick to his face. UH had to cancel their season. I saw 2 major fights at tu basketball games at Austin in about 1961 and maybe 1962 or 63. At the first one I was in the upper deck on the west end of old G Gym. Carol B, the Ags main man, was hit very low on a lay-up and a fight broke out. Shelly M always like to have a very strong rebounder that could really clear things out around the basket, that year it was a big raw bone guy named Windham, all muscle and bone. The stands spilled out on to the floor completely covering it with a bunch of fights. The funny thing was that no one wanted to fight Windham, he walked from one end of the court to the other with a circle around him that no one would step in. The second fight was the following year in Austin. The football teams from both schools sat on the floor level behind the BB teams. I was in the stands behind them with my roommate. I do not remember what started the fight; it did not really matter since everyone came to fight. The fans and the football teams rushed the court and a major fight started. My room mate went down onto the court, in a few minutes he can back, I ask him why he was back so soon, he said all out of breath that LeRoy Cafey was bleeding and he determined that he better get out of the action. LeRoy was one tough guy FB/LB who was drafted by Green Bay. These types of fights ended after the 60s which is a good since they are very dangerous. [This message has been edited by Lark (edited 3/3/2005 9:06a).] EMc77 posted 9:07a, 3/3/2005 I was a fish at the Rice game, attending with a friend who was also a freshman at Rice. He still swears he feared for his life. It was pretty intense in the stands. I didn't go on the field, but it was an interesting game to say the least. And damit, we were still out scored after a remarkable comeback. buckmaster posted 9:19a, 3/3/2005 WBB, Ed Simmonnini dove into and attacked the entire clemson team, on their sideline no less, and it was before the game even started. Jim Benson 63 posted 9:28a, 3/3/2005 There was a pretty good fight at Rice in 1963. But, the best one, or perhaps the worst, depending on your viewpoint was 1926 at Baylor. An AG was killed when hit by a chair. Allegedly, the Corps went back to CS, loaded up all weaponry, artillery, horses, etc., onto a train and headed for Waco with the intent of laying siege to the city. Train was stopped, as the story goes, by Texas Rangers. abat51 posted 10:10a, 3/3/2005 Lark, AHHH, the good old days...Shelby Metcalf, Carroll Brousard, Jerry Windham, Bennie Lennox and the twins...what a great group of basketballers. Gig'em... abat51... TXAG65 posted 10:19a, 3/3/2005 The fight at Rice Stadium in 1963 involved students from both schools spilling out on the field and going at it. It lasted for several minutes and peace was finally restored when the Aggie Band played the National Anthem. I was in the Band and Col. Adams made sure none of us left the stands. Funniest thing I saw was a Aggie piss pot flying about 25 feet into the air down on the field. stetson posted 10:21a, 3/3/2005 quote: ________________________________________ How about the early 80s game against SMU where a Parson's calvary cadet pulled his sword on an SMU cheerleader. ________________________________________ Parson's? No, he was one of my Seniors in Squadron 2. Great guy, but he got into a lot of trouble over that incident. Bear Ag posted 10:30a, 3/3/2005 There was a great brawl: '68 or '69 BB against Baylor at G Rollie: band had to play anthen as well Lark posted 11:01a, 3/3/2005 The BB game fights at sip land took about 30 - 45 min to clear up and get the game started again. Hundreds of people on the floor. aTmLoKi posted 11:10a, 3/3/2005 quote: ________________________________________ I remember that one: a white gloved hand came out of nowhere and BOOM! - one Nebraska fan regretted ever coming to College Station. ________________________________________ They really shouldn't have stepped onto Kyle Field. I remember the guy got smashed, instantly hit the ground, then tried to stand and fell back down. I think opposing fans learned after that not to step foot on Kyle Field. http://www.theeagle.com/aandmnews/110102cadetcharged.htm MaroonBlood05 posted 11:58a, 3/3/2005 I think most of the other fans now realize that you STAY THE HELL OFF OF KYLE and you don't get your A$$ beat abat51 posted 12:40p, 3/3/2005 BearAg, I was at that game...remember it well... The football players always sat behind the north goalboard at GRW and the action started under that goal. The Houston post ran a picture the next day of Ag LB Billy Hobbs spreadeagle over a baylor guy. Billy was quoted as saying he was trying to protect the baylor guy from getting hurt...LOL... Gig'em... abat51... SPO_Rat_91 posted 1:16p, 3/3/2005 There was some pretty good scuffling after the '87 LSU game but it was more in the stands on the student side first deck down toward the South endzone. WBBQ74 posted 1:47p, 3/3/2005 I was a zip at the '73 MOB thing and my recollection of the incident is on the video made in '94 for the 100 year Aggie Band reunion. What I remember seeing is as follows: Rice had a 17-0 lead going into halftime. We had beaten SMU badly at Kyle the week prior to go 5-4 for the season and serious rumor had us getting an invite to the Peach Bowl if we beat Rice. As we stood in the north end zone awating the last couple of minutes of the half the MOB was gathered along the west side of the stadium down near us and close to me. The MOB had some mouthly types that were wishing us well as we stood in silence. Aggie fans above them in the stadium were voicing their displeasure with the MOB's antics toward us. Being the focus of verbal abuse was nothing new for us in that era so it was pretty much ignored. Many of the kids in the MOB were not Rice students but HS band kids recruited to flesh out the show; we had several guys in the band from Houston that had walked in a Rice band halftime show while they were in HS. The MOB concept was new for that year and had gained some notice a few weeks prior at their performance at Memorial Stadium in Austin. What was witty to t.u. was turned ugly towards A&M. We did our drill and ran off, normal stuff. As we moved back into the stadium seats the MOB started their show. Their first image was a boot, meant to be a Senior boot. The announcer spoke about how it is used to step in cow sh_t or something along those lines. This got the overwhelmingly A&M crowd irritated and started the hissing and booing. Next formation was a fire hydrant with their majorettes roaming around with empty dog collars on leashes, with the MOB playing "Oh where, Oh where has my little dog gone?" Reveille had just been put down and the intent was obvious. That got more booing. Next formation was a chicken leg. Noted Houston TV faceplant Marvin Zindler came out and did a very good twirling routine. He of "Texas has a ***** House in it" fame having spearheaded the "crusade" that previous spring to shut down the Chicken Ranch in LaGrange. That got major laughs from the crowd and settled things down mostly. The MOB then wandered to the north end zone and mimicked the FTAB block band formation but in Nazi goose step style playing a poor version of the War Hymn. At that point the crowd erupted and one ~40ish guy in a red shirt went onto the field and decked a saxophone playing guy. The ODs were working to keep folks in the stands. A purple smoke grenade showed up on the field and one of the OD's (Sqdn 7 had the duty that game) and long time personal friend of mine picked up the grenade and hurled it into the empty seat section in the north end zone. Our White Band drum major (From Houston) signaled for us to play the War Hymn which we did. Drowned out the MOB and their marching formation fell apart and they decided to slurk off the field and back to the southwest part of the stands from whence they originally came. The stands Sawed Varsity's Horns Off especially loud that time. We were all pretty pissed off at the MOB. We sent the dorkiest fish in the FTAB down to the MOB with a message telling them that we would not guarantee their safety after the game. Aggies made a great comeback only to lose lead to a 90 yd kickoff routine and then lose track of yard line as game ended with a FB dive on the Rice 8 instead of the 3 like Bellard later said they thought the ball was on. Worst football loss in my 4 years. After the game the MOB had to be removed from their OWN stadium in police paddy wagons. A couple of days later the same guys from Sqdn 7 went and chopped down the Rice Victory tree. I have seen my friend's brass labelled momento of the occasion on his fireplace mantle many times. The next year for the game at Kyle the MOB was specifically NOT invited and the team pounded out a brutal 17-0 win over the lousy b_astards from the Institute. All things considered it was a big incident but not much of a fight. There were and have been related here much better fights in our history but few things compare with the bitter rancor the '73 MOB engendered then and now. I hate RICE. "Recall.....Step off on Hullabaloo..." WestTxAg06 posted 2:45p, 3/3/2005 It's a shame that the Ags didn't get to lay siege to Waco in '26. Had we captured McLennan County, and thereby won control of the shipping lanes of the lower Brazos River, things might be different today, specifically that incident at Floyd Casey in '04. WOW, I had never heard the full story of the MOB incident. Goes to show, you don't mess with the Fightin' Farmers. Aggie posted 3:16p, 3/3/2005 pre game brawl with Texas prior to the '89 game joerainsaggies07 posted 3:19p, 3/3/2005 anybody have any video clips? Aggie99 posted 5:56p, 3/3/2005 tu 95 The Peoples Aggie posted 6:08p, 3/3/2005 No one should rush Kyle, but the corps should keep to themselves. A lot of the corps boys portray the stereotypical "meathead, testosterone filled, overzealous" cadet when they go charging after visiting fans. I don't condone the corps antics in situations like these. Let security do their job and spare A&M and other fans the public blackeye by trying to fight the fans. Aggie99 posted 6:17p, 3/3/2005 In 95 it was not just the Corps out there. Whether it was right or wrong give the non-regs their due for being out there as well. This has always bugged me. I use to work in an office with a bunch of sips and they would get all mad at the corps when anyone brought up the fight of 95. I know they are more visible (ie the uniform) but I would always stop them and say "hey, it wasnt just the Corps that was kicking the snot out of you on that day....there were plenty of non-regs kicking your a$$ as well!" The Peoples Aggie posted 6:23p, 3/3/2005 well, whether it be the corps or Joe Blow Aggie, it's embarrassing when they go all frontal on some visiting fan. Let them have their fun and look stupid. super.duper.ag posted 6:24p, 3/3/2005 '95 vs ut gets my vote. SAR Ag posted 6:46p, 3/3/2005 wasn't there a brawl between Ags and Illinois around mid-70s? Close game at half, but I think Ags started blowing them out in 2nd half, and Ill. got very frustrated, as well as gassed by the heat. ??? terata posted 6:46p, 3/3/2005 Not a football brawl, and this is not meant to hijack the thread, but the best Aggie brawl I've ever personally witnessed occured at golly rolly in 1969 at a BBall game. Baylor was the visiting team and were ranked pretty high nationally. They were the pre-season pick as champions of SWC BBall. The Ags were perfect in that game, by the half, it was obvious that Baylor was over ranked, and over matched. They were losing, badly. At the start of the second half, Baylor was taking a foul shot, which they made. Billy Bob Barnett took the ball out of bounds, threw it to Ronny Perret, who was at mid-court. Perret then lumbered down the court for what appeared to be the easiest lay up in history. But a baylor sophmore, Tom Friedman, frustrated by his team's poor play, sprinted after Perret. He caught him around the neck just as Perret was attempting his shot, then threw him down in front of the bleachers where the Aggie football team was seated. Friedman, himself, fell down in front of the Aggie FB bench. That was a huge, huge mistake. The FB players swarmed Friedman, it looked like a tidal wave covering that poor, stupid baylor loser. Both benches emptied, the brawl ensued, and much like the game the baylor players were handed their ass. Some fans from Waco tried to aid their team and were soundly beaten. One 7 foot Aggie, Steve Niles, picked up a baylor fan and threw him into the second deck. Man it was beautiful. Friedman suffered a broken jaw, and was lost for the season;Some other baylor players were left puking on the floor, and the fans in general were terrified. The Band fired up the National Anthem to break up the morass. It worked. A&M was sanctioned, but not barred from post season play. The '69 BBall season ended with a loss to Drake Univ. in tourny play. The brawl was memorable. [This message has been edited by terata (edited 3/3/2005 6:51p).] The Peoples Aggie posted 6:48p, 3/3/2005 damn, I would have loved to have seen that. A&M Football Topic: Best brawl on the field after a game in Aggie history Lurch posted 6:55p, 3/3/2005 I was a fish in Sq 7 in 1973. I wondered where Skins went for a couple of days. bobinator posted 7:01p, 3/3/2005 I read about the Waco thing in Keepers of the Spirit, I couldn't believe that they were ACTUALLY GOING TO ATTACK WACO. bobinator posted 7:12p, 3/3/2005 Anyone know how true this story is? Jim Benson 63 posted 7:35p, 3/3/2005 RE: the basketball riots of 62 63 in Austin: There was a fight in 62 but not too many people were injured. The big fight was spring 63. I dont even remember what happened in the game, but we probably were outscored since the main thing that started the fight, and most other fights at tu during that era was "poor aggies." I do not like to hear this to this day, especially not in Austin. Lee Roy Caffey was there in 63 as stated above, he was class of 63, and was one of those guys that you never seem to get the best of on a football field. He was a FB in college, not a LB. He tended to fumble and so did not play a lot his senior year fall 62, in addition to the fact that for some reason Hank Foldberg did not seem to like him (now in reality LeeRoy was a very likeable guy, except when you met him on a fb field.) Down on the floor of the gym, some sip had a track shoe (remember the 3/4" steel spikes?) taped to his hand and hit Lee Roy in the face. This was a big mistake. He hit the guy and the punch lifted him up off the floor and he was thrown into others fighting on the floor. Lee Roy who weighed about 230, then cut a path from one end of Gregory Gym to the other, much like the description of what Jerry Windham did, except that people didn't clear out until Lee Roy hit them. Lee Roy was not drafted by Green Bay, he was drafted by Philadelphia. He was traded to Green Bay and became an All-Pro OLB, weighed about 270, played with Bart Starr, Ray Nitschke, Jim Taylor, Paul Hornung, etc., on the first two Super Bowl Champion teams, after the 1967 and 68 seasons. He had 2 Super Bowl rings. I last saw Lee Roy at lunch in April 1992. Unfortunately he died in Jan 1994 from colon cancer. Real nice guy, but very tough as the sips who were knocked out by him on the floor of Gregory Gym in spring 63 can affirm, that is, if they are capable of remembering being knocked out. I have also heard another story about a guy who was there and was arrested (well, the cops were arresting a lot of people) and handcuffed to a chain inside a paddy wagon, with other "prisoners." In walks an Ag that most people would recognize on campus, had on b**** overalls, pulled out a huge bolt cutter and cut the chain and the links between the cuffs. This was hard to do since the chain and the cuff-links were made of carbon steel/jail steel. Since it caused suspicion on campus to walk around with handcuffs on your wrists, this person, who was enrolled in ME101 (metal shop) at the time, the next morning went to the welding shop, lit an acetylene torch, and, with the help of his instructor who happened to walk in at that time and who supplied a piece of asbestos, cut the cuffs off. This is just what I heard. The Peoples Aggie posted 7:40p, 3/3/2005 you old ags have some badass stories! PerfectAg posted 10:12p, 3/3/2005 Lark and Jim Benson 63, With two pints of Everclear (orange) in me, I started the fight in austin when I was a Fish in '62 or a Pisshead in '63. Can't remember which! I used to have a copy of the austin american statesman with my picture in the middle. Old Army is Gone to Hell! Gig 'em! If you refer to the north forty as anything other than t.u. or 'sips, you are not an AGGIE. jb01 posted 10:49p, 3/3/2005 none spaceaggie1975 posted 12:15a, 3/4/2005 If I remember correctly the rice incident carried into the BB season also. Seems when we plated in Houston there was a big fight there. I remember hearing them grbbing one of our players and beating his knee with a metal chair. I don't remember when their spirit tree was cut down but the next year the flags of the SWC teams that flew in the end zone.. the rice flag was flown upside down. FTACO2007 posted 12:19a, 3/4/2005 quote: ________________________________________ you old ags have some badass stories! ________________________________________ I know... all I can say is Old Army puts us to shame. Anyhow, who expects anything but a riot in Lubbock in '05? I mean they seem to hate us anyway plus we handed their football team and their basketball team their asses in College Station this year which should make them super pissed. I am going and screw everyone who is too afraid to go! MaroonBlood05 posted 1:10a, 3/4/2005 I'll be there in lubbock, standing ready for any of those itteckers that want to bring it on and get an ever living fightin texas aggie A$$ whooping! herb96 posted 1:31a, 3/4/2005 tu 95, c/o 99 fish rocked that night. herb96 posted 1:34a, 3/4/2005 The ER rooms were filled with t-sips that night. PedroJack07 posted 2:14a, 3/4/2005 can someone tell the 95 story? Buford T. Justice posted 7:20a, 3/4/2005 89 Texas was the best. Pre-game Instigated By Rocky Allen (Texas) if I remember correctly. WBBQ74 posted 7:57a, 3/4/2005 Lurch......Skins was in on the deal. Think you can name other co-defendants? LOL "Recall.....Step off on Hullabaloo..." MassAggie97 posted 8:18a, 3/4/2005 Joe Wilbert. Haymaker in '94 against tceh after an Aggie win. Not football-related, but needs to be mentioned. All I see on the TV replay later (maybe it was a 12th man replay of the game?) was a fist fly out of nowhere and a poor techster layed out cold on the floor. This was my 1997th post ever. Whoooooop! [This message has been edited by MassAggie97 (edited 3/4/2005 8:19a).] Kenner posted 11:21a, 3/5/2005 terata-I remember that brawl very well-I was really impressed by how soon order was restored after the band played the anthem, thankfully for the bears. You just did not go to Jolly Rolly and stsrt something like that with the football players so close. exraider posted 11:31a, 3/6/2005 MaroonBlood, will you be attacking some of your own fans again in an attempt to stamp your mark on the aggie lore? OldArmy71 posted 12:30p, 3/6/2005 terata--I was at the Baylor fight too. You forgot to mention that Barnett was trailing the play and tackled the Baylor player into the football team. Redass05 posted 12:43p, 3/6/2005 why anyone thinks those incidents are cool is beyond me powerbiscuit posted 1:34p, 3/6/2005 lol....with a handle like "redass05"....maybe you should change your user name to "candyass05" Aggie_Fanatic posted 4:58p, 3/6/2005 If ra had been involved it would have been cool. Since he was not he does not think it is cool. It is all relative to himself. bemer posted 5:08p, 3/6/2005 The twins refered to earlier are Pat and Don Stanley of Buna. Great guys and great players. fossil_ag posted 5:45p, 3/6/2005 I doubt that many of you were on hand for the "granddaddy" of all after-game melees that occurred in Houston in 1911 after a football game there with tu. It was a Corps Trip for the Ags and the team was heavily favored to win the game. Unfortunately for all concerned, including the city of Houston, tu won the game by a score of 6-0. According to reports, (The Story of Texas A&M, George Sessions Perry, 1953), the disappointed Corps of Cadets after some brawling leaving the ball park proceeded to take over the city of Houston. The police force tried several time to regain control but apparently were not successful. As a result, tu suspended all relations with TAMC and that is the reason you see no football game results between tu and TAMC between 1911 and 1915. Charlie Moran was the football coach 1909-1915. According to Perry, Moran was the only TAMC football coach to engage in fistfights with his players during practice. Did someone say Old Army. Charlie Moran posted 9:37a, 3/7/2005 "I didn't come here to lose!!" Charlie Moran abat51 posted 2:38p, 3/7/2005 bemer, Thanks, I couldn't remember the twins' names for some reason (old age probably). Gig'em... abat51... abat51 posted 2:41p, 3/7/2005 [This message has been edited by abat51 (edited 3/7/2005 2:46p).] abat51 posted 2:41p, 3/7/2005 [This message has been edited by abat51 (edited 3/7/2005 2:45p).] abat51 posted 2:41p, 3/7/2005 ddp [This message has been edited by abat51 (edited 3/7/2005 2:43p).] mj_raider posted 8:20p, 03/07/05 Classy Fights Redass05 posted 8:30p, 03/07/05 Yeah, it's really cool to make your university look like garbage by getting in fights at sporting events. A&M Football Topic: Best brawl on the field after a game in Aggie history BQ`81 posted 8:48p, 03/07/05 WBBQ74 is correct. I have enjoyed season tickets since the early 60s and the Clemson game he notes was had a dual bench clearing fight during the game. Yossarian posted 9:01p, 03/07/05 I don't consider Nolan Ryan beating the shiit out of Ventura a fight...a fight implies some sort of challenge. t.u. '95 wasn't a fight....if you know what I mean. ontheway posted 9:26p, 03/08/05 In 1955 (maybe '56),the Aggie football team went to Austin to support the Aggies vs. the sips in baseball. Our football guys sat in the stands directly behind the TU footballers and the bad mouthing got started. Finally, Jack Pardee had enough of lip from the sippers and he went down to the TU team and cold cocked a sip (I believe it was Buck Lansford, a TU all SWC tackle, not sure it was Lansford)and the fight was on, big time. It spilled out of the stands to outside the stadium and before long students from both schools were in the middle of it. I did not go to the game but a Bud did and he said it was the damnest fight he ever saw. The students did'nt want any part of fighting the football players so they would run into the melee take a swing and run out the other side. I don't remember how it all ended up but the fight was legendary in those days. I know this is football thread but had to tell about that fight. BTHOTU fossil_ag posted 11:01p, 03/08/05 ontheway.... Spring of '55 to best of my recollection. I was a student then but did not make the game due to other commitments such as classes, etc. The game was super hyped as I recall to decide the conference champ or some such so many Ags made the trek. From the descriptions by those attending the brawl was as you described with the bad action occurring in the parking lot after the stadium was cleared. Although Pardee was one of the varsity types involved, the real rowdies at that time were members of the Fish football team. In those days freshmen did not play varsity ball but played opposing SWC freshmen teams the night before the varsity games. Most times the freshmen games were more exciting than the varsity games because how aggressive they were as freshmen was a major factor in whether they made the varsity next year. Those kids were ready for smashmouth of any sort. ontheway posted 3:40a, 03/09/05 Yeah Fossil, Thanks for the Fish Team reminder. That would have been the class of '58 bunch.That was Coach Bryant's 1st class that went on to went SWC championship. Cowtown Red posted 12:46p, 03/09/05 Hooligans. You wouldn't claim to be 13-0's Daddy if you'd ever seen his mommy aggiedad87 posted 3:32p, 03/09/05 My family and I were at rice stadium in 73, and the situation can't really be called a brawl. It was more of a seething, growing, unmittigated, anger. After the halftime, and MOB had returned to their seats, the game got underway again, the fish went to every flagpole in the stadium. They took down all the flags, except Old Glory and the Aggie Flag, and then ran game day Aggie Flags up the polls, and then stationed a gaurd at the base of each flagpoll for the rest of the day. As I recall, after the game, in which we were outscored, the Aggie fans went out on the field, and stood in fron of thje mob, while others blocked all the other exits. Apolice escort took them to the tunnel at the end of the Stadium, where they remained untill busses could be brought around to take them away. I think that this took about an hour or so. Maybe longer. But remember, they appoligized for the incident, 20 years later. BIG HAIRY DEAL. abat51 posted 4:17p, 03/09/05 fossil & ontheway, Do you remeber the Coach Bryant comment about that brawl? Something to the effect that Pardee became a man that day. Gig'em... abat51... ontheway posted 6:09p, 03/09/05 ABAT I don't remember that comment but it probably was true since Pardee was one of Coach Bryant's favorites. Jack came from Christoval Texas where he played 6 man football. He went on to become an All-American at A&M, all pro as a Redskin and coached the Houston Oilers. Not bad for a kid who played 6 man. The story goes that he struck the 1st blow at the Austih brawl but the sips were going over the top with their smack talk and Pardee apparently got tired of listening to their crap. Gig'em Jack football_expert posted 11:45p, 4/4/2005 I was never involved in any kind of brawl on the field after a game, but there was this one time after a game that I was severely beaten in The Kettle's parking lot only to regain consciousness several days later in a dumpster full of half-eaten waffles and chicken strips. BigJim49 AustinNowDallas posted 11:48a, 4/5/2005 LSU 1945 - they somehow stole one of our flags iiiiiiiiight
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