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Texas A&M Men's Golf

J.T. Higgins bids a fond farewell to Aggieland before heading west

August 24, 2020

After nearly two decades at the helm of Texas A&M golf, J.T. Higgins is leaving Aggieland to return to his home state of California to coach the USC Trojans. On this episode of the LiucciCast, Higgins discusses the move, his love for A&M and more.

Key listening points from the LiucciCast with J.T. Higgins

  • (2:12-4:32) On what went into his decision to leave A&M after 20 years for USC
  • (6:41-8:55) On Brian Kortan
  • (10:51-12:42) On his favorite Aggie football moments in the last 20 years
  • (13:59-16:17) On Aggie football playing a key role in recruiting for other sports
  • (17:03-20:08) On telling his team that he was leaving for USC and the team he's leaving behind
  • (21:05-22:22) On 2009 championship team sneaking up on him a little bit
  • (23:13-24:43) On the 2009 National Championship
  • (25:25-26:44) On USC's program
  • (28:05-32:26) On his career path
  • (33:46-36:29) On Jerry Tarkanian and the Runnin' Rebels
  • (37:06-39:24) On recruiting Tiger Woods while at UNLV
  • (39:58-41:12) On the hiring process that brought him to A&M
  • (41:46-42:43) On Heritage Hall at USC
  • (44:00-44:34) On if he will try to bring USC to the Aggie Invitational in the future

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LiucciCast: J.T. Higgins bids a fond farewell to Aggieland

5,409 Views | 4 Replies | Last: 1 yr ago by garysum
John Scheschuk
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Best of luck Coach and thank you for all you have done for the golf program and for Texas A & M during your time in College Station.
Dalton Hughes
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Good luck and GodSpeed.
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So well done. Never heard of Aggie Golf Association and now looking into donating. The 12man foundation has outdated info.
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