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TexAgs 2017: A Year in Review

January 2, 2018
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From the firing of Kevin Sumlin, a heartfelt goodbye from a ginger-haired A&M legend, a coaching carousel that figuratively caught on fire and an office that literally caught on fire, 2017 was loaded with drama from beginning to end (ok, mostly at the end). Here's a look back at the stories, threads, posts and users that made the year on TexAgs so memorable.


Top Stories of the Year (ranked by total views)

  1. Impromptu 'Spirit of Aggieland' breaks out at The Swamp
  2. Texas A&M fires Kevin Sumlin 
  3. Valedictorian fights Texas to change admission policy, then enrolls at A&M
  4. Tweets that didn't age well: Jimbo Fisher to Texas A&M edition
  5. Even a Little Light: a story of the power of simple kindness
  6. Texas A&M hires Jimbo Fisher
  7. The 2017-2018 Coaching Carousel
  8. Sorry Not Sorry: Welcome to Aggieland, Jimbo Fisher
  9. Texas A&M hires Darrell Dickey as offensive coordinator
  10. Conner McQueen writes goodbye letter to Aggieland
  11. 2019 QB Grant Gunnell commits to A&M
  12. Alex Caruso dominates the NBA Summer League
  13. Editorial: Forget football, letter to Kevin Sumlin is just racist garbage
  14. Myles Garrett signs multiyear deal with adidas
  15. Class of 2017 graduation caps, ranked
  16. adidas releases 2017 "Bright Lights" uniforms
  17. TexAgs Ring Day giveaway vote
  18. Myles Garrett records a sack on his first NFL snap
  19. Petition started for "12th Man Jesus"
  20. Same Song: Aggies deaf to Herman's plea to renew Texas rivalry
  21. TexAgs literally melts down
  22. Myles Garrett dominates the NFL Combine
  23. Run the Numbers: Not Safe For Work edition
  24. TexAgs users crack Davidson Super Regional password
  25. Run the Numbers: Texas A&M vs. Alabama


Top Threads of the Year (ranked by total views in 2017)

  1. Horn Meltdown Thread [2017-2018] (Premium) - 3.2 million views
  2. Official Houston Astros 2017 Season Thread (MLB) - 2.6 million
  3. Houston weather and traffic girl appreciation thread (Houston) - 516k
  4. Official Texas Rangers 2017 Season Thread (MLB) - 503k
  5. 2017 BCS Coming & Going Thread (Aggieland) - 496k
  6. Game of Thrones, Season 7 (Entertainment) - 488k
  7. Shooting in Las Vegas (Politics) - 408k
  8. List Your Top 3 Candidates... (Varsity) - 384k
  9. Texas A&M vs. Davidson Super Regional Thread (Baseball) - 361k
  10. 2017 Hurricane Season (Outdoors) - 351k


Top 10 Posts of the Year (ranked by total Blue Stars)

  1. Son of Chief's fond farewell (Premium) - 1,796 blue stars
  2. Should the Ags play the Sips again? (Premium) - 974 blue stars
  3. CoachRTM talks with a high school coach about Fisher (Premium) - 837
  4. Quote from Damion Ratley (Premium) - 809
  5. jreg90's daughter on hospice (Premium) - 803
  6. jreg90's daughter passes away (Premium) - 759
  7. David Eubank saves Iraqi girl in Mosul (Premium) - 711
  8. Agincal puts ASU's Herm Edwards hire in perspective (Premium) - 695
  9. Cullen Gillaspia appreciation thread (Premium) - 685
  10. Dilly Dilly (Premium) - 680


Welp, I didn't expect all of those to be Premium, so....


Top 10 Non-Premium Posts of the Year

  1. Uncle Boo Boo's wish finally came true (The Zoo) - 586 blue stars
  2. TexAgs users apparently prefer structured immigration (Politics) - 550
  3. The general board is promiscuous... (General) - 548
  4. ...but they also have regrets (General) - 505
  5. TexAgs at its finest (The Zoo) - 500
  6. The Outdoors board is a bunch of gun-owning conservatives (Outdoors) - 465
  7. We can't agree on anything (Politics) - 445
  8. This is a Tommy Curry post, you've been warned (Politics) - 402
  9. An illustration of this year's A&M/Alabama game (The Zoo) - 397
  10. Fast Fred passes away (Entertainment) - 392


Top 10 Users by Blue Stars earned in 2017
TexAgs users collectively awarded nearly 10 million blue stars in 2017. Here are the top 10 earners of the year.

  1. Gary79Ag - 96,635 blue stars
  2. GCP12 - 58,336
  3. Bayside Tiger Ag - 53,988
  4. SeattleAgJr - 53,818
  5. Rapier108 - 49,767
  6. Maroon Dawn - 45,287
  7. BenFiasco14 - 37,848
  8. aggiehawg - 36,771
  9. CanyonAg77 - 36,489
  10. aggierogue - 36,098


Top 10 Users by Total Posts in 2017

  1. Tanya 93 - 9,520 posts
  2. DannyDuberstein - 9,362
  3. titan - 9,327
  4. aggiehawg - 9,284
  5. GCP12 - 8,826
  6. aginlakeway - 8,674
  7. SeattleAgJr - 8,343
  8. BenFiasco14 - 8,073
  9. W - 8,008
  10. MouthBQ98 - 7,432


Top 10 Tweets (ranked by total likes)










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