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2014: A GBH Year in Review - January

A look back at the year that was. (Part 1 of 12)

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January 1, 2014

12:01 AM

As the calendar turned from 2013 to 2014, we were partying. We had just witnessed one of the greatest comebacks in Texas A&M Football history. We were celebrating. Celebrating Johnny Manziel (literally) jumping over the Blue Devils. Celebrating a Toney Hurd Jr. pick six to give us the lead. Celebrating Nate Askew sealing the game with an interception. Celebrating 52-48 Chick-Fil-A Bowl win.

Our own Dr. Norris Camacho wrote a fantastic piece on the game and the state of the program - Happy 2014: Here is Your Team

January 2, 2014

2:00 PM

After two season in College Station, wide receiver Mike Evans officially declares for the 2014 NFL Draft.

Evans leaves Texas A&M holding or tied for the following school receiving records:

  • Receiving Yardage Game - 287 yards (vs. Auburn, 2013)
  • Single Game Touchdowns - 4 (vs. Auburn, 2013)
  • Season Receiving Yards - 1,394 (2013)
  • Season Touchdowns - 12 (2013)
  • Season Receptions (Freshman) - 82 (2012)

Good Bull Hunting: Aggie WR Mike Evans Declares for NFL Draft

3:33 PM

Speedy Noil Chooses Texas A&M

6:25 PM

Reports: Texas A&M will add Nebraska Defensive Backs Coach Terry Joseph to staff

January 7, 2014

Both the final AP and USA Today polls are released. Texas A&M finishes 18th in both.

January 8, 2014

In a letter posted on, Johnny Manziel announces he is declaring for the 2014 NFL Draft.
Along with the 2012 Heisman trophy, Manziel leaves College Station with the following school records:

  • Freshman Rushing Yards - 1,410 (2012)
  • Season Touchdowns - 21 (2012)
  • Best Average/Carry, Career - 6.3 (2012-2013)
  • Total Offense, Season - 5,116 yards (2012)
  • Total Offense, Career - 9,989 yards (2012-2013)
  • Total Offense, Single Game - 576 yards (vs. Louisiana Tech, 2012)
  • Passing Yards, Season - 4,114 (2013)
  • Season Touchdown Passes - 37 (2013)
  • Season Completion Pct. - .699 (2013)
  • Career Completion Pct. - .689 (2012-2013)

January 8, 2014

Aggie Basketball opens SEC play with a 69-53 victory over Arkansas at Reed Arena. The Ags improve to 10-4 on the young season.

January 9, 2014

Cedric Ogbuehi announces he will forego the NFL Draft and return for his senior season.

January 12, 2014

An Antwan Space 3-pointer with :04 remaining capped an improbable 14-point comeback in Knoxville.

Good Bull Hunting: Aggies Stun Vols on the Road

January 19, 2014

GBH Exclusive - Details emerge regarding Texas A&M's agreement with the Seattle Seahawks and the use of the "12th Man" trademark.

Good Bull Hunting: "12th Man" - Inside Texas A&M's License Agreement with the Seattle Seahawks

January 21, 2014

rcb05 photoshopps Manziel's endorsement future. Johnny Spokesman

subway johnny rcb05

January 24, 2014

Student Bonfire 2013: Recap (Photo Gallery)

January 27, 2014

fletcher.massie pens an article about the history of 12th Man.
The History of the 12th Man: Research on the origins of Texas A&M's 12th Man tradition

January 29, 2014

After they get beat by 0-6 South Carolina, DerekAggie06 declares Aggie basketball dead.

RIP Aggie Hoops

January 30, 2014

A&M approves $16 million in upgrades for football. The Board of Regents approves renovations to the Aggies' locker room, athletic training facilities, meeting rooms and coaches' offices.