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Texas A&M Football

How Texas A&M became the Lone Star State's lone SEC Program

August 25, 2019

Editor’s note: This story originally ran in late July before we began publishing select content from The Athletic. We knew it would be of interest to our community, so we’re circling back to bring it to you on TexAgs.

Bowen Loftin remains certain Bill Powers meant no ill will. Loftin has no doubt Powers had only the best intentions during that moment in February 2010 when he said exactly the wrong thing at the wrong time.

Loftin, then the president of Texas A&M, had driven to Austin with one of his vice presidents to meet with Powers, then the president at Texas, to discuss strategy for the upcoming legislative session.

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