Texas A&M Football: 4 things we learned from the spring game

Nick Starkel, Texas A&M Football (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
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Texas A&M football hosted the maroon and white spring at Kyle Field on Saturday. What did we learn from our first glimpse of the Aggies under Jimbo Fisher?

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Several weeks of spring practices gave way to a one of the more highly anticipated spring games that Texas A&M has ever seen. The intrigue of a new coach, new offense and some new faces was enough to fill the stands with the maroon-clad faithful who were ready to cheer on their team. It wasn’t quite the hoped-for 100,000, but nearly 50,000 fans were in the stands for what amounted to be an extended practice session.

Kanye West’s “Power” blared over the loudspeakers as the team entered the field, the last remaining remnant from Kevin Sumlin‘s time at Texas A&M. Then the game began.

For the first time in the Jimbo Fisher era, Texas A&M football played saw action on Kyle Field. The result will go down as an exhibition, won by the white team by a final score of 30-24. However, there was much more to this game than the end result.

Here are four of the most notable takeaways from the 2018 Texas A&M spring game.