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NCAA Football – 1986 – CBS Sports 50th Cotton Bowl Classic Halftime – The Fightin Texas Aggie Band


The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band is the official marching band of Texas A&M University….which is composed of over 400 men and women from the school’s Corps of Cadets….making it the largest military marching band in the world…..which performs complex straight-line marching maneuvers are performed exclusively to traditional marches…..and ANYONE who has ever had the privilege of seeing The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band perform at halftime of a football game…..as seen in this 50th Cotton Bowl Classic….. came away impressed by their precision marching and shear impact as a music making column of soldiers moving up and down the field….I mean, just look at their opening maneuver in this video…. GREAT STUFF. 

Since its inception in 1894….its members eat together….sleep in the same dormitories….and practice up to forty hours per week on top of a full academic schedule. The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band performs at all home football games….some away games….especially bowl games as seen in this video herewith….and University and Corps functions throughout the year. The band has also participated in inauguration parades for many United States Presidents and Texas Governors….major annual parades across the country….and the dedication ceremony for the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library.

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