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(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) The Texas A&M Athletic Director has stepped over the line and poked the elephant that lurks in their Southern midst, Alabama. In an earlier, simpler time, a gaffe or inflammatory remark - even a Gordon Gee-level "zinger" - might get printed in the next day's newspaper, but today, everyone knows about it instantly. At a dinner event with boosters on June 13, Aggies AD Eric Hyman spoke about all things Texas A&M and just couldn't resist the urge to poke fun at the defending national champion Alabama, whose last loss was to A&M. My San Antonio's Brent Zwerneman was at the "Brazos County A&M Club Coach’s Night" event and reported that Hyman said, "What do the moon and Texas A&M have in common? They both control the Tide." Texas A&M quarterback Johnny "Football" Manziel and his Aggies defeated Alabama in Tuscaloosa 29-24 last year, a big feat for one of the little bro...

Texas A&M AD Insults Alabama, Saban Will Remember

(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) The Texas A&M Athletic Director has stepped over the line and poked the elephant that lurks in their Southern midst, Alabama. In an earlier, simpler time, a gaffe or inflammatory remark - even a Gordon Gee-level "zinger" - might get printed in the next day's newspaper, but today, everyone knows about it instantly. At a dinner...

National Champs offer Scout 300 DL

Nick Saban extended an offer to a Scout 300 defensive lineman on Saturday and Alabama has solidified itself on this prospect's list...

Texas A&M athletic director takes shot at Alabama

University leaders have been stirring up the pot left and right lately and the latest administrator to do so is Texas A&M athletic director Eric Hyman.On Thursday, the Aggies held the Brazos County A&M Club Coach's Night, which was essentially a night to fire up boosters about the football program.This is where Hyman stepped up to the microphone and delivered a subtle...

Report: Texas A&M’s AD Eric Hyman Rips Alabama With “We Control The Tide” Joke

As if Alabama head coach Nick Saban didn’t already have enough motivation to get some payback on Johnny Manziel and the Aggies this year. Tonight, according to Brent Zwerneman of the San Antonio Express-News, Texas A&M AD Eric Hyman made a joke about “controlling the Tide” in a reference to last year’s big victory over Alabama. Hyman: ‘What do the moon and Texas A...

Alabama Keeps Rolling: Lands Stud QB: Class of 2014

The future is looking bright in Alabama as the Tide just wrapped up stud Prep QB David Cornwell of (North Norman High School) Norman, Oklahoma. At 6’5″, 234, Cornwell possesses all the tools necessary to emerge into a serious national star, especially due to the fact that he is going to be surrounded by a plethora of athletes from the onset of his tenure in Tuscaloosa. Our bottom...

Texas A&M Continues Running Smack on Alabama Have ya ever heard the saying "Be careful what you wish for?" That would be our piece of advice to the happy-go-lucky crew over at Texas A&M. Just one day after Athletic Director Eric Hyman started a Twitter battle by saying "What does the Moon and Texas A&M Have in Common? We control the Tide", the t-shirt has arrived...

AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb seem to be doing just fine

There’s a common response couples have when their relationship is being questioned, and that is to share a photo on social media as if to say, “see, everything’s fine.” That seems to be what Katherine Webb was telling us. The Alabama beauty queen shared the above photo on Instagram Friday of her at boyfriend A.J. [...]

Star Alabama WR Commit Derek Kief Has Custom Song Featured On Highlight

Alabama is continuing to score this off season, as Derek Kief  a talented 6’5″, 2oo lbs receiver from (La Salle High School) Cincinnati has passed up schools such as Wisconsin and Ohio State and has committed to the Crimson Tide. This kid is a stud and in my opinion most likely will make an impact immediately due to his size, length and solid hands. Next Impulse Sports wishes...

Photo: Shirts Have Been Made Featuring “We Control The Tide” Comment From Texas A&M’s AD

Just a few days ago, we showed you the joke made by Texas A&M’s athletic director Eric Hyman. He decided that it was a good idea to provoke Nick Saban and Alabama when he compared the Aggies to the moon by saying “We both control the Tide.” Of course, this spread like wildfire and while Alabama fans weren’t thrilled, Texas A&M fans absolutely loved it. In fact, they...

Texas A&M: Who Needs the Longhorns When We Have Alabama to Poke Fun At?

The rivalry between Texas A&M and the Longhorns from the University of Texas is the thing of legends. It will forever be remembered as a shining example of why college football rocks and will someday--hopefully--be back. Till then the Aggies have found someone new to mess with--the Crimson Tide of Alabama. If one rivalry is going to end why not foster another...

Kief announces for Alabama

Derek Kief didn't say much publicly after visiting Alabama last week, but all indication was that things went extremely well. With his family by his side, it was enough to propel the Crimson Tide to the top of his list and on Sunday, Kief announced his commitment to the defending national champs.

Photo: Texas A&M 'We Control the Tide' shirts now for sale

Strike while the iron is hot.This is definitely the case for retail store Aggieland Outfitters as they have already came up with a t-shirt for sale in the wake of comments made by Texas A&M athletic director Eric Hyman. The shirts are selling for $19.99 and are available from sizes S-3XL.Hyman spoke at an Aggies event Thursday night and unleashed a one-liner for the ages against...

Recruit announces he is headed to Alabama by dressing up a baby

Most players just put a buncha hats from the schools recruiting them on the table in front of them, and then put the one school on they plan to attend when making their announcement. But Derek Kief of Cincinnati’s LaSalle High School, a consensus 4-star wide receiver for the Class of 2014, dared to be different. Forget hats, he used a baby in front of all his family and friends...

Big weekend at 'Bama

Alabama planned for this weekend to be an important one in recruiting with it's OL/DL camp and 7-on-7 one-day camps set for Saturday, but other significant storylines have made it that much bigger for the Crimson Tide's class of 2014. Details, visitor list and more are inside.

Coach Speak: David Cornwell

Alabama landed the No. 5 quarterback in the FOX Sports NEXT rankings on Friday in David Cornwell and spoke to his coach at Norman North (Okla.) about what the Crimson Tide is getting on and off the field.
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