Big time college football is nothing new at Texas A&M.
The Aggies have a national championship to their credit, although it came way back in 1939. They have a Heisman Trophy winner too, but that came more than 50 years ago courtesy of the then fleet-footed John David Crow.
What they'll have Saturday when they make their SEC debut is an entire country watching to see how the Aggies perform in the nation's best conference. The Aggies host Florida in a nationally-televised game at Kyle Field in what's arguably the most anticipated season ever in Aggieland.
The media requests for the game rival that of the 1999 Texas A&M-Texas game that followed the Bonfire tragedy. The reason everyone wants to see this game is to see how the Aggies stack up against the big boys.
That's great, but it's also important to keep Saturday's sellout at Kyle Field in perspective. It's just one game on a 12-game schedule.
Whether or not the Aggies open the season with a win over a nationally-ranked...