Texas A&M Football: Aggie legends to participate in Spring Game

4 Oct 1997: Inside linebacker Dat Nguyen of the Texas A
4 Oct 1997: Inside linebacker Dat Nguyen of the Texas A /

Texas A&M football has added another layer of intrigue to the 2018 Spring Game – a flag football game at halftime featuring Aggie legends like Johnny Manziel.

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Jimbo Fisher turned heads when he promised to raise the bar at Texas A&M. Fisher upped the ante beyond the sky-high expectations, promising a record-setting 2018 Spring Game. That’s going to require 100,000 bodies in the stands. If anyone can do it, the Aggies can, but just in case the administration is pulling out all the stops.

In addition to the Spring Game itself, the first ever “Legends Game” Alumni Flag Football Game will be played at halftime. Headlined by Johnny Manziel, the cast of characters covers five decades of Texas A&M football history.


LegendYears LetteredPosition at Texas A&M
#Dat Nguyen1995, 96, 97, 98Linebacker
#Ray Mickens1992, 93, 94, 95Defensive Back
Matt Allen2009, 10Offensive Line
Rocky Bernard1997, 98, 99, 01Defensive Line
Andre Brooks2000, 01, 02Offensive Line
James Brooks1994, 95Offensive Line
Sammy Davis1999, 00, 01, 02Defensive Back
Mark Dodge2006, 07Linebacker
Derrick Frazier1989, 90, 91, 92Defensive Back
Jason Glenn1997, 98, 99, 00Linebacker
Jacob Green1977, 78, 79Defensive Line
Donovan Greer1993, 94, 95, 96Defensive Back
Clif Groce1991, 92, 93, 94Running Back
Chris Harrington2004, 05, 06, 07Defensive Line
De’Vante Harris2012, 13, 14, 15Defensive Back
Rod Harris1985, 86, 87, 88Wide Receiver
Toya Jones1995, 96, 97, 98Defensive Back
Johnny Manziel2012, 13Quarterback
Stephen McGee2005, 06, 07, 08Quarterback
Steve McKinney1994, 95 , 96, 97Offensive Line
Terrence Murphy2001, 02, 03, 04Wide Receiver
Spencer Nealy2009, 10, 11, 12Defensive Line
Bucky Richardson1987, 88, 90, 91Quarterback
Chris Ruhman1994, 95, 96, 97Offensive Line
Scott Slater1985, 86, 87, 88Placekicker
Mickey Washington1986, 87, 88, 89Defensive Back


April 14 at 4 p.m. CT. The students have that date, the start of the Spring Game, marked off on their calendars for weeks. This latest addition to the festivities brings in something for the older Ags to enjoy, getting to see some of their heroes on the field once again. Not only will this bring up plenty of good memories, it’s a savvy move for by the Aggies’ new head coach.

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It’s still the honeymoon period of the Jimbo Fisher hire. He hasn’t lost (or won) any football games yet, but the momentum and excitement for the direction of the program is deafening. Fisher has proven thus far that he knows how to navigate the off-field aspects of leading a program. If he can add a strong start on the field to his preseason swagger the Texas A&M fan base could reach a fever pitch by November.