Deadspin 25: Texas A&M's Defense Will Be Good Someday, But For Now Just Enjoy The Points

Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 21 Texas A&M. »8/13/15 2:40pm8/13/15 2:40pm


How Did A Texas A&M Recruit's Dad End Up With A Trademarked Hashtag?

Texas A&M is known for promoting both football and its brand to the point of absurdity, and so it was more than fitting that they won the competition to land Daylon Mack, a coveted recruit from the Class of 2015. Mack, you see, managed to come out of the recruiting process not only with a scholarship, but with his… »2/27/15 12:19pm2/27/15 12:19pm

Texas A&M's '12th Man' Seems To Be A Lawyer

Here's how trademarks work: you apply for one, if nobody in the general public knows that you've applied for one and objects to your ownership rights over a word, phrase or symbol, and the trademark examiners don't find a competing mark, you get it. Later, you have to hassle people in order to keep it. Very rarely,… »7/02/14 12:51pm7/02/14 12:51pm

Johnny Manziel's Manning Camp Saga: MIA Friday Night, Caught Lying?

At SEC Media Days, Johnny Manziel blamed his cell phone and A.J. McCarron for oversleeping and arriving late to a Manning Passing Academy last Saturday. The site that broke the original story is now reporting McCarron couldn't have woken Manziel up—because Johnny Football didn't sleep in their room on Friday. »7/20/13 5:55pm7/20/13 5:55pm

"I Meant To Say 'Allegedly' Speeding, My Bad": A Texas Judge Was Reprimanded For Blabbing About Johnny Manziel's Speeding Ticket On Facebook

The screenshot on the right is from the Facebook account of Ennis, TX judge Lee Johnson, who apparently had a speeding ticket issed to Johnny Manziel come across his desk and apparently couldn't help himself. It's not easy deciding the best part between the solemn, beard-stroking "Gig Em indeed" and the addendum, "I… »1/19/13 7:05pm1/19/13 7:05pm