Posted March 8th, 2007 by Brian
Filed under: Football

An Aggie writing in to the San Antonio Express-News‘ Richard Oliver claims that Kyle Field’s scoreboard was impotent smaller than DKR’s Godzillatron on purpose. Typical Aggie logic…

Not a question, but a fact: Texas A&M rolled out plans BEFORE the Longhorns to install the new scoreboard. It’s pretty obvious that the scoreboard at Kyle Field was well-planned, thus our avoidance of some oversized billboard like that in Austin.
– Mark Wildon, Houston

I was going to call him a moron, but he (or maybe Oliver) linked to Bevo Sports in his comment so I’ll refrain.

I distinctly remember learning about Texas’ new scoreboard before Texas A&M’s was announced. I remember Aggies on TexAgs being all excited when they heard about their MiniTron and then we linked them to details of Godzillatron to shut them up. Not sure of the exact time frame of any of this but it’s close enough and we clearly weren’t trying to copy them. We are the Joneses.


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  1. reply to  #1


    I first heard about A&M’s back in 2005. I’m not sure if the UT specs were out then. I live in Austin and first heard about the UT board in the Statesman the summer of 2006.

    Both are world class though. Different, but very nice.

  2. reply to  #2


    Man, I wish we had a screen that big!!! Thats way EVERYONE in the whole city can see us get beat at home.

  3. reply to  #3


    Might want to make sure you didn’t just lose six in a row to your rival including three in a row at home by a combined score of 107 – 51 before you try to talk trash.

  4. reply to  #4


    Why must u live in the past Brian? sure we lost 6 in a row. but the fact is, ut is now on a losing streak, not a&m.

  5. reply to  #5


    Muahahahaha. Nice try Mike. One game isn’t a stream, it’s an anomaly.

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