Gig 'em Aggies!
Texas A&M 12
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Stephen McGee had taken so many hard hits, he was throwing up. But yard by yard, McGee and the Texas A&M Aggies were pounding out six years of frustration in their rivalry with Texas.
With a stingy defense and two long scoring drives in the first and fourth quarters, the Aggies finally got past the Longhorns with a 12-7 victory Friday that they hope signals their return to prominence in the Big 12.
McGee, battered by the heat and the beating he was taking while running the option, punched in the winning touchdown with an 8-yard run with 2:32 to play.
"I looked those guys in the eye," in the huddle, McGee said. "And if I can't do it, I don't expect them to do it."
The Aggies churned out 244 yards on the ground against the nation's top rush defense. They snapped a six-game losing streak to the Longhorns and won in Austin for the first time since 1994.
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