College Football is Cool, But Fans’ Pranks Are Better!

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It seems like college football occupies the nation’s mindset every Saturday for months. Not to mention the six days surrounding Saturday.

As hard as the players work to get in shape and to win, sometimes it’s the fans who are the real workhorses.

Texas and Texas A&M is a century plus rivalry for bragging rights in the State of Texas.

Texas acquired its live mascot — an orange-tinted longhorn — in 1916. While students decided what to do with the wild steer, four Texas A&M students found Bevo in a stockyard and branded him with “13-0,” the score of the 1915 Texas-Texas A&M game. Due to the high cost of keeping the steer in wartime, Texas ended up barbecuing Bevo and serving him at a football banquet with A&M in 1920. The Aggies were presented with the “13-0” hide.

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Michael Becker is a long time activist and a businessman. He's been involved in the pro-life movement since 1976 and has been counseling addicts and ministering to prison inmates since 1980. Becker is a Curmudgeon. He has decades of experience as an operations executive in turnaround situations and in mortgage banking. He blogs regularly at The Right Curmudgeon, The Minority Report, Wizbang, Unified Patriots and Joe for America. He lives in Phoenix and is almost always armed.

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