So God Made a Farmer - Texas Aggie Version

Our "So God Made a Farmer" video is back with new photos.

And on the 12th Day...

God looked down on a sliver of East Texas and said, "I need a caretaker." So God made a farmer.

God said, "I need somebody with the spirit to yell at midnight, wake at dawn, man the smoker, stand for 2 quarters, win halftime, stand for 2 more, go to Northgate and stay until he runs out of time." So God made a farmer.

"I need somebody to pump sunshine from sewage and bang a pot when winning isn't good enough. Someone to work the stack and pass it back, to believe in Olsen Magic. Someone to gig 'em and saw 'em off, with the guts to win in T-Town but the grace to rescue a wayward kitten. Somebody with a rough tough quality and a real stuff girlfriend." So God made a farmer.

God said, "I need somebody willing to stick with a program through lean years with fat coaches. Somebody to grow first-half dreams and let them die then roll his eyes and say, 'Maybe next year.' I need somebody who can make an 11-win Heisman quarterback from a 3-star safety. Someone who can bevel a 'T' with a buck knife and raise a hate barn out of piss-stained concrete." So God made a farmer.

God said, "I need somebody who will travel 800 miles to watch a football game and a bit farther to crack beers with an old friend. Someone who will drop a penny for good luck or 10,000 when someone else is down on his. Someone to answer 'Here' when that old friend's name is softly called at Muster." So God made a farmer.

God had to have somebody willing to ride out the storm with the Joneses and yet stop when the clouds parted to look over his shoulder and say, 'This is SEC country. We are the Joneses.' So God made a farmer.

Still waiting on the Waffle House.


Photo Credits

Photo 1 (Kyle Field): Ronald Martinez

Photo 2 (Kyle Field): Scott Halleran

Photo 3 (Wolf Penn Creek): Pmelton87, Wikimedia Commons

Photo 4 (Kevin Sumlin): Kelly Lambert

Photo 5 (Yell Leader): Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Photo 6 (Texas A&M Tailgate): Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Photo 7 (E. King Gill Statue): Good Bull Hunting

Photo 8 (Block T Band Formation): Cushing Memorial Library

Photo 9 (12th Man at Kyle Field): Bob Levey

Photo 10 (Dixie Chicken): Sucrine, Wikimedia Commons

Photo 11 (Corps of Cadets member): Cushing Memorial Library

Photo 12 (Farmer with hose and cattle): Cushing Memorial Library

Photo 13 (Men on Bonfire stack): Cushing Memorial Library

Photo 14 (Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park): Statboy03

Photo 15 (Robert Gates and company): Cushing Memorial Library

Photo 16 (Johnny Manziel): Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Photo 17 (Von Miller): Brett Davis - US PRESSWIRE

Photo 18 (Ryan and Lauren Tannehill): Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Photo 19 (Aggie Football player): Cushing Memorial Library

Photo 20 (Fans outside of Kyle Field): Scott Halleran

Photo 21 (Dennis Franchione): Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Photo 22 (Mike Sherman): Darren Carroll

Photo 23 (Children running on Kyle Field): Scott Halleran

Photo 24 (Johnny Manziel and Heisman Trophy): Mike Stobe

Photo 25 (Worker with Kyle Field "T"): Cushing Memorial Library

Photo 26 (Kyle Field with Fire background): Stewart Wade

Photo 27 (Cadets): Bob Levey

Photo 28 (Kyle Field exterior): Scott Halleran

Photo 29 (Shiner Beer): N/A, Wikimedia Commons

Photo 30 (Pennies on Sul Ross statue): Clark Moody, Wikimedia Commons

Photo 31 (Troops at Aggie Muster): Lance Cpl. Catie D. Edwards, Wikimedia Commons

Photo 32 (Century Tree): eschipul, Wikimedia Commons

Photo 33 (College Station aerial): Aggie0083, Wikimedia Commons

Photo 34 (SEC Country signage): Good Bull Hunting

Photo 35 (Kevin Sumlin): Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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