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1801
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why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
claim it as their own? Iowa first used the moniker in 1905, some 17 years before the Aggies tried it.

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why do they actually play a player wearing a #12 jersey when the original student brought down out of the stands in 1922 by Dana Bible never even took the field and just stood on the sidelines?

the whole school appears to be built on nothing but a fabricated (and in instances duplicated) sense of of pride.

it all seems fishy ...

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... and not very SEC in nature.

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AggieDub14
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
We've got that trademark so it doesn't really matter. It's ours.

And the original student who came down from the stands had been on the football team during the regular season but had moved on to basketball so he was not suited up for the game.


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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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And the original student who came down from the stands had been on the football team during the regular season but had moved on to basketball so he was not suited up for the game.


So he really didnt represent the fans at all, but was a player? welp even more of a fraud of a tradition...


AggieDub14
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
Former player. That day he was just a fan.
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cardboardboxer
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
In the US copyright is a serious thing.

The fact that we can keep ours is all the validity anyone’s needs.


1801
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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So he really didnt represent the fans at all, but was a player? welp even more of a fraud of a tradition...


it's true - and apparently just confirmed by one of their indoctrinated 'fish'
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TbirdSpur2010
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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not very SEC in nature.


We allow y'all to enjoy our aura.


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Agforlife
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
Randolph, is that you?


1801
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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The fact that we can keep ours is all the validity anyone’s needs.


in a court of law - asbolutely

in the court of public opinion throughout the SEC - not even close.

TxA2M is a fraud with its '12th man'


TbirdSpur2010
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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it's true


Well except it's not but eh, whaddaygonnado?


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TbirdSpur2010
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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TxA2M is a fraud with its '12th man'


Who dis?


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TbirdSpur2010
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
They're learning!


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1801
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and


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1801
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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Iowa - 12th man, pink locker room, waving to the children in the children's hospital

Baylor grad and native Texan Hayden Fry did amazing things in Iowa City. he's a Texan we can all be proud of simply for the fact he wasn't an Aggie.
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cardboardboxer
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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in a court of law - asbolutely in the court of public opinion throughout the SEC - not even close.


Why the frick do you hate America bro?

Is it because you hate our freedom?


1801
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
American citizens do not like frauds - TxA2M is a fraud with it's claiming of the 12th man moniker.



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NYCAuburn
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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Why the frick do you hate America bro?
quote:

Is it because you hate our freedom?


Is this coming from a Texan who thinks they are a separate country? what do you mean "Our"?


BowlJackson
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re: why did TxA2M copy the "12th Man" tradition from the Iowa Hawkeyes and
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Baylor grad and native Texan Hayden Fry did amazing things in Iowa City


He put that psychology degree to good work, that's for damn sure. One of the most underrated coaching greats in CFB


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