The Jimbo Fisher era of Texas A&M football kicked off as the White team claimed a 30-24 victory in the 2018 Maroon & White Game in front of a record crowd of 48,129 at Kyle Field on Saturday afternoon. The previous best crowd at the Texas A&M spring game was 45,212 in 2013.
Sophomore wide receiver Kendrick Rogers hauled in a four-yard touchdown from sophomore Kellen Mond with 39 seconds to play to break a 24-24 tie and secure the victory.
Kwame Etwi – 11 carries, 83 yards, 1 touchdowns, long rush of 55 yards
Jacob Kibodi – 9 carries, 45 yards, long rush of 14 yards
Kellen Mond – 19-of-26 attempts, 180 yards, 0 interceptions, 3 touchdowns
Nick Starkel – 26-of-42, 373 yards, 1 interception, 2 touchdowns
Kendrick Rogers -- 8 catches for 90 yards, 1 touchdown, long catch of 32 yards
Jace Sternberger -- 8 catches for 147 yards, 2 touchdowns, long catch of 65 yards
Jhamon Ausbon -- 6 catches for 124 yards, 0 touchdowns, long catch of 58 yards
Buddy Johnson -- 7 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss (-3)
Tyrel Dodson -- 7 tackles
The Legends Game presented by the Texas A&M Lettermen’s Association
At halftime the fans were treated to the Legends Game presented by the Texas A&M Lettermen’s Association, a flag football exhibition. The game featured some of the greatest names in Aggie football history like Texas A&M Athletic Hall of Famers Jacob Green, Quentin Coryatt, Dat Nguyen, Ray Mickens and Bucky Richardson and the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel as “all-time quarterback.” Coaches for the Legends Game were Nguyen and Mickens serving as head coaches. Richardson and Coryatt served as assistant coaches for Nguyen’s “Team Pickard” (honoring longtime Texas A&M athletic staffer Billy Pickard), while Terrence Murphy and Derrick Frazier helped coach Mickens’ “Team Crow” (honoring 1957 Heisman Trophy winner John David Crow).
Texas A&M Post-Spring Football Awards
Community Service Award
Top Academic Award
Dan Moore Jr.
Offensive Most Improved Player
Defensive Most Improved Player
Special Teams MVP