Found February 07, 2014 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Texas and Texas A&M might not play each other anymore, but the rivalry is still alive and well. Since the Aggies joined the SEC and Kevin Sumlin took over as head coach in 2012, the two programs have gone in opposite directions. Johnny Manziel won the Heisman Trophy and Texas A&M is back as an elite powerhouse in college football. Texas has struggled since appearing in the 2010 BCS title game, and Mack Brown stepped down as head coach in December after another championship-less season. Charlie Strong was hired last month to resurrect the Texas program. The Longhorns annually had a top 10 recruitting class, but they've fallen behind the Aggies on the recruiting trail the last two seasons. Sumlin visits top prospects in a souped-up helicopter known as the "Swagcopter." Strong was asked about the "Swagcopter" on National Signing Day. Sumlin responded to those comments about being a "gadget program." "I guess based on today we better get so...
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