Found August 28, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Texas A&M's season opener against Louisiana Tech scheduled for Thursday night in Shreveport, La., has been postponed until Oct. 13 with Hurricane Isaac due to make landfall along the Louisiana coast Wednesday. "Our primary concern was for the health and safety of the general public, students and fans of both institutions," Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Bruce Van De Velde said. "It's impossible to predict exactly what is going to happen throughout the state so we also wanted to be conscientious of the possible effects of his storm on residents throughout Louisiana. "As much as both teams wanted to play, the safety of everyone took precedent over a football game, even one of this magnitude. We simply couldn't move forward with Thursday's kickoff in good conscience knowing what this storm may do. We appreciate the cooperation of Mayor (Cedric) Glover and the City of Shreveport and the Independence Bowl as well as Texas A&M University.&q...
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