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Texas A&M billboard trash-talking Florida shows up in Gainesville

Texas A&M joins the Southeastern Conference this season, kicking off its first taste of the conference this Saturday against Florida.

There has already been some back-and-forth between the two programs, with coaches Will Muschamp and Kevin Sumlin exchanging friendly barbs through the media during the summer. At a Gator club meeting, Muschamp talked about the atmosphere at Kyle Field and the experience of playing a road game against the Aggies before dropping this nugget: "You ever been to College Station? It’ll be the only time you go.”

The mayor of College Station, Texas, Nancy Berry responded with a video to Muschamp and a gift basket, which he received, Muschamp confirmed Monday. "It was wonderful," he said. "There were some koozies and things, it was nice. Very appreciative."

Now, a billboard has found its way to Gainesville, chock full of "Texas talk." Check it out:

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Pretty funny, right? Not so fast, as Lee Corso would say.

This "news" was originally reported by @GatorZoneChris (Chris Harry), a writer who works for the University of Florida and is paid by the University Athletic Association. Since Harry blogged about the billboard, Texas A&M vice president of marketing and communications Jason Cook has taken to Twitter to defend his school, saying that the Aggies had nothing to do with the billboard. The school is investigating and I will update this post if any more news surfaces.

So what say you? Who's behind it? Is it rogue Aggies fans with money to burn trying to stir the pot? Did the UF athletic association make this happen to drive interest in the program as ticket sales have dwindled and fans aren't showing up en masse? Does it matter? Is it even funny?

UPDATE: The billboard has been taken down due to a trademark concern over the use of the word "Whoop!" The USA Today's Rachel George is reporting that a Houston-based agency representing a fan group paid for the billboard.

Texas A&M distanced itself further from the ordeal with this statement: "This billboard was not placed by Texas A&M University, and it is certainly not reflective of how we have handled our transition into the SEC. We are investigating aggressively, as we believe that our institutional trademarks have been infringed upon. Texas A&M has tremendous respect for the University of Florida, and we look forward to hosting the Gators in our first SEC football game this weekend."

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" Did the UF athletic association make this happen to drive interest in the program as ticket sales have dwindled and fans aren't showing up en masse?"


Awwww. What happened to the "we sell-out" every game garbage, you disgusting gatr maggots? A myth, just like "Gatr Nation." A bunch of garbage, just like your campus.

You deserve all the crap you get. You are the most disgusting fan base in all of college sports.

Wow, too funny, get some much? Sounds doubtful with all the hate you just spouted, you must be backed up...

As for the sign, I love Aggie fans taking some iniatitive and stirring up the pot. They are now part of the SEC, where our football teams are better than yours, not because we think so, but because we know so..

Alabama and LSU are better than anyone. That is true. UFailure has to tag along on their bandwagon because you blow.

Timmy Teblow ain't walkin' through that door, folks.

Ticket sales dwindling and fans not showing up. The trailer maggots are staying away. Typical gatr garbage.

Hey nitwit, "ticket sales dwindling and fans not showing up" still equals over 80,000 fans at the last game. Let's see, No Life Stadium holds all of 75,000 and it's less than half full for all UM games. do the matyh - Oh wait, you probably can't. also, braintrust, add up all wins, SEC championships and
National CHampionships ver the last 15 years for UF an UM (not the laong ago we were so good numbers ) - do the math - oh yeah, I forgot.

What?

Gee, I wonder if that was done intentionally; As in “u r a jeeneeus?” Irony. Figure it out. Oh wait, I forgot.

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Sounds like the trailer park is being called out by the Texas yahoos. Just think you can compare double wides and sister mating until the game starts and then well, its just another low tier SEC game that no one cares about. Funny how gator fans are already talking about the other teams in the SEC and not mentioning their own as a top team. Another year, RINSE - WASH- REPEAT.

uf 100 years of mediocrity and counting

We will take down your stUpid post just like that billboard for copyright infringement. Although I have no problem with the Aggies talking smack, they are a good football program they are a good school and they have loyal fans. None of these things you have at Dah U.
You don't have any originality either to steal a name form a great Gator poster and poet.
ESPN has that game at 3:30, a whole lot of folks care and will watch. Top to bottom the SEC is the best in the land and the Gators are contenders in the best conference. Again you can't say that about the sorry canes.

"they are a good football program they are a good school"

Really? What have they done in the last 20 years? They have been Texas' and OU's whipping boy. Have had one or two winning seasons and the rest has been atrocious. Good school? You mean academically?

Well, by SEC standards they are MIT but then again, it is all relative. UFailure is the dregs of academia so I get your point of view.

"Gators are contenders."

BWWAHAHAHA. That is a good one. Contenders for what? Most disgusting fan base in collegiate sports?

Check. GQ already pointed that out last year.

You may be contenders in the MAC but if the UFAIlure played BG at BG, they would have lost.

Maggot Gatrs not showing up to games. Mythical Gatr Nation as I always suspected.

OK, 2 Heisman trophy QBs, 3 National Championships, 10 appearances in the SEC Championship Game, more than any other SEC school, with the most recent in 2009. The Gators have won 7 of the ten SEC Championship Games in which they have appeared.137 straight sellouts at Florida Field, Stadium hold 90,000+.(Last game was not a sellout so only 84,000+ showed up - just terrible. A couple of down years? so what. Been around 100+ years, last bump in the road was Zook,then crushingly good. Short wait then back to business. Have fun in the ACC basement.

No no no cane dUmmy, UF is the Harvard of the South, one of the best public academic institutions in the nation, best in the state. No doubt, no contest, no matter how many times you say otherwise it doesn't make it so. Everyone knows this you can't handle the truth. You don't know reality. You are a delUsional fool.
Gators are in play for the SEC East and thus for the NC, even though Bama and LSU are the favorites now but we have a chance, you don't. Not even a prayer. Even if you believed in Almighty God, not even a miracle would make you contenders.
The line about attendance at the Swamp, coming from a cane clUck is delUsional and telling. He who can only muster 15k on a good day will TRY to trash talk he who puts over 80k consistently. Maybe not delUsional but stUpid for sure.
We will see you next week, see how pumped you are after playing a real team.

Stop living in the past glory days gator trash, as you can see nobody cares about what used to be, you are being disrespected because your team is terrible. Gators had a losing record vs d1 teams last year. I see that happening again and again. Miami will crush you next year.

OK, 2 Heisman trophy QBs, 3 National Championships, 10 appearances in the SEC Championship Game"

Ancient history, maggots. Zook was the last bump in the road? What was last year? And the year before?

And this year? Delusional meth-cake eating trailer maggots.

When a student body of 50K and another 5 million 'necks in a 50 mile radius don't show up to fill a 90K stadium, something is up.

It is not just the smell of sewer water, waffle batter and the disgusting site of a church on every corner. It is more than that. It is a crappy team and the worst fan base in college sports.

Enjoy 6-6 again this year, maggots. Les Miles, Mark Richt and Nick Saban are having nightmares of how to stop Driskett and Briskel.

BWAHAHHAAHHAHHA.

No no no cane dUmmy, UF is the Harvard of the South, one of the best public academic institutions in the nation, best in the state.:"


Umm, gomer, US News and World Report and the Princeton Review believe differently than you. They must be wrong.

Cutting tenure for professors, cutting computer science classes and Bright Futures programs. Yep, the unmistakable sign of a top-notch academic program.


What's that you say about no matter who many times you say it it isn't true? Hmmmm, Gatr Trash, that has never been more tru.

What have they done in the last 20 years? OK: 2 Heisman trophy QBs, 3 National Championships, 10 appearances in the SEC Championship Game, more than any other SEC school, with the most recent in 2009. The Gators have won 7 of the 10 SEC Championship Games in which they have appeared. 137 straight sellouts at Florida Field, Stadium holds 90,000+. (Last game was not a sellout so only 84,000+ showed up - just terrible) Sun Life Stadium holds 75K and lucky to be half full for UM games; A couple of down years? So what. Been around 100+ years, last bump in the road was Zook, then crushingly good. Short wait then back to business. Have fun in the ACC basement.
Oh and those lat few years you mentioned - still went to and bowl games, not U, still ranked, not U -- whU is "living in the past"? that's all U have, along with lots of name calling and little else - Have fun in the ACC basement.

Lmao @ the musical qb situation. Driskel sucks so it will be revisited trust me.

Trust you? Sure thing buddy. Lmao at the Jacory and whUever was before/is next situation. 2 top quaterback prospects that would rather compete for a start at UF than go to the "U". Also lmao at how interested you are in the team you secretly envy. Have fun in the ACC basement.

"OK, 2 Heisman trophy QBs, 3 National Championships, 10 appearances in the SEC Championship Game"

Ancient history, maggots. Zook was the last bump in the road? What was last year? And the year before? 100 years plus of football and barely 10 where you mattered? Congrats. 10% of the time the UFailure is relevant.

And this year? Delusional meth-cake eating trailer maggots.

When a student body of 50K and another 5 million 'necks in a 50 mile radius don't show up to fill a 90K stadium, something is up.

It is not just the smell of sewer water, waffle batter and the disgusting site of a church on every corner. It is more than that. It is a crappy team and the worst fan base in college sports.

Enjoy 6-6 again this year, maggots. Les Miles, Mark Richt and Nick Saban are having nightmares of how to stop Driskett and Briskel.

BWAHAHHAAHHAHHA.

"maggots; meth-cake eating trailer maggots;disgusting site of a church on every corner"
That's a lot of hate, not just about football. Please consider what you are really angry about.

"Ancient" history? last Heisman 2007, Last National Championship 2009, Last SEC Championship appearance 2009, Last Bowl win 2012. Yup, ancient. Not like all those very rencent canes football acheivements.

Yes, the Teblow and Urban show was impressive. It's OVA. You had a 4 year window. It is finished. You will not win the SEC anytime soon, not to mention the NC.

All your blabbering about funds and facilities won't get you a NC. Keep chanting "SEC." It really is all you have now.

"Ancient" history? Last Heisman 2007, Last National Championship 2009, Last SEC Championship appearance 2009, Last Bowl win 2012; Yup, ancient. Not like all those very recent canes football achievements.

The 90's: steve spurrier, 7 conference 'sip appearances, 5 SEC championships, two NC appearances, 1 national 'ship - then zook: a few bad years- 2000's to 2010's Urban and all the impressive stuff you all know about; then Muschamp(maybe another zook - possibly); then back to more winning. don't hate, celebrate. also, why so interested? maybe nothing goin' on in the gables?

You think Urban was there for 10 years? That is good ol' UFailure math.

And yes, the 90's. Really, only '96 - '98. The rest was owned by Tennessee and Alabama. Really, Gatr maggot, you don't have to lie to make your disgusting school sound better than it is.

What an inferiorty complex. Is it because of the cesspool smell that you feel that way?

wow. you sure seem to know a lot about someone else's school. 96- 98? OK, here we go:
Spurrier era 90-00 right: Six SEC titles.
Finished first in the SEC seven times in last 11 years (1990-2000).
Won at least 10 games in a season eight times.
Overall win percentage of .815 (112-25-1).
Holds a winning series record vs. all member school of the SEC
In 11 seasons 1990-2001 the Gators posted eight home unbeaten records of at least 6-0 (1990, 91, 92, 95, 96, 97, 98, 2000) at Florida Field
Ranked number one for 25 weeks since 1990, including the final poll of 1996
Ranked in Top Five Poll 103 times
Ten bowl appearances under Spurrier
Ranked in Top 10 for 162 weeks
The Gators became just the sixth major college program in history to win 100 games in a decade
Florida's success under Spurrier since 1990 has been so spectacular that it has resulted in the program being labeled a "dynasty" by the NCAA in its annual record book publication.

Urb was there from 2005 - Jan 2011 bowl win over Penn State (no need to explain the amazing details) so that means 2001-2004 or so for zook (not great) thanks for makiing my point.

Dude- just gibve it up and go read about your team. Or admit you love the gators and relax.

The cane pig is having a field day. Amazing how a dUmb cane clUck gets so excited when his sorry team beats a pansie. Imagine how she will react after the canes beat Bethune. But just wait til that "tough" ACC schedule plays out she will be hiding again.
Driskel has tons of upside and we haven't seem half of what he can do while Morris played his best last week and everyone knows how bad he can be against a real team.
Either way UF is far superior to UM athletically and academically combined.

Aggies will WHOOP them gators and send them back to Floriduh! Funny how UF fans worry about what other fans think, maybe you should worry about us!
Texas A&M 35 Floriduh 13

Texas a&m 41- gaytors 0.
I can't believe you don't see how bad your team is. The gators had a losing record vs D1 teams

Jamie I can't believe you are making such an arse of yourself. The Gators and Aggies have the same 7 - 6 record and we played much better teams. Try to control yourself and lets talk after Saturday. Remember your QB now plays for the Fins, good luck to the new guy, he will need it just to stay alive.
WHoopum you are the same lil cane piggy aren't ya?
We don't care what other fans think, specially when they are fake like you.
What is an Aggie anyways? An agricultural? Great nickname, NOT!
Go Gators!!

Duuuuhhhhhhhhh. We be playin' in duh SEC. We be duh bestest conference.

It don't dun help me none get a job after gradumation but I's be a Gatuh fan f'life. Get me y'all?

Lame stats grab by the turds ....spurrier abandoned ship before the canes came to town. He showed his true Colors in the nfl.

Cane pig come up with your own name and stop stealing from the clever Gator posters.
So Spurrier went to the NFL to dodge the "mighty" canes, delUsional and stUpid!
Poor cane doUches all puffed up after beating a pansie, your reality will catch up soon so enjoy this fleeting moment of victory.
We settled on a QB now let Pease do his thing and unleash the offense. The running game is fine let's get that passing game going.
Use Hines as a receiver or TE, we got plenty of RBs.

"and unleash the offense"

Ummm, gomer? Hello, Gomer? Isn't that what you have been saying since Timmy took his ballsack out of your mouth and went to the NFL.

UNLEASH THE OFFENSE. Get that Gillespie in space. Let Frankie Hammonds fly down the sideline.

BWWAAHAHAHA. What will the lie be next week. Let's unleash the stud O-linemen. They have sucked for 3 years but this is really the game they show their stuff.

C'mon, gomer. You aren't really that stupid, are you? Gomer? Gomer? Well, it took you 6 years to gradumatate from UFailure so you may be.

Get Gilleslee in space, he will run over you.
Let Frankie fly down the sideline, DeBose and Dunbar too.
Throw it to Reed, Burton or Hines down the middle.
There is no reason this offense can't fly.
Come on Pease, unleash the beast.
Cane piggy is jealous, demented and delUded, no matter, Gators keep winning, canes keep whinning.
Gooooooooo Gators!!

HaHaHaHa jwow...U gotta have a QB to orcestrate the offense...that of which U do not have...And an O-line!

QB we got 2 that could start at most schools including yours.
But Driskel is the man now and the O should only get better from now on.
The O line is set and should be a strength.
What is a cane doing here? Sid go celebrate your amazing victory against such a formidable opponent like your fellow Morons are doing.

"QB we got 2 that could start at most schools including yours."

We heard that for 3 years with Brantley. How did that turn out? Cue the excuse wagon. Typical Gatr Trash.

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Part of Speech: noun
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have fun in the ACC basement.

Hello?...52-13 v K state...hello?...anybody there?...Gators beat Texas A&M in College Station...hello?...UF still ranked...young Gator QB looking good...hello? Oh well, figured as much.
Night Night.

Nothing sweeter than a great Gator win and UM beat down!!!!

I'm a Gator in living in and owning a business in Miami and the sound of all crying down here is music to my ears!!!!!

Go Gators!!! 2-0

52-12.........the sound of crickets..........priceless....

I hear you John, and I hear the whining and the excUses. All those Morons that had been talking smack all week are quiet now. They will resurface next weak after beating Bethune only to disappear again after their next loss, typical Miami Moron behavior.
Only an idiot would talk smack when their team is the sorry canes. Fooball in Miami sUcks. Good thing Florida has the Gators.

I liked encountering adversity then overcoming in the 2nd half. Not sure why so many guys were going down with heat related injuries (cramps?) My time in G-ville was marked with sweltering summers and early falls - don't they practice in that?

The one knock I have is Driskell not finding his receivers and taking so many sacks. O line was giving him ample time to check down his reads. It's not like A&M's backs are all-world.

The TV commentators were saying the same thing about Driskel locking on his first target and taking sacks if it wasn't open. He is a work in progress and must continue to improve as he gains more experience. My main concern is the lack of deep passes. Outside of that long ball Hines caught in the 4th qtr I believe the longest completion was for under 10 yards.
Hey Matt, how about an injury update. It's time for a new blog entry.

Hello...... It's Tuesday.....a big win Saturday! .... How about a new blog topic!!!!!.....

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