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According to The Big Lead, Texas A&M boosters are doing a lot of boosting...
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"The Austin-American Statesman is reporting that Texas A&M University raised $740 million in donations in the past year (ending August 31), a 70 percent increase over their previous record. That was nearly double the $400 million raised by the University of Texas over the same period."
I'm sure it helps having a program on the rise with a Heisman Trophy winner.
Filed Under: SEC Sports
Originally published on SECRant.com

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???gonna need some of that to keep Sumlin around???

They could get another Sumlin tomorrow. Hell, there were three coaches locally that were dis'd by their QB this past Thursday. I apologize for not checking on Friday's results.

In other words, the rest of the conscious universe are thinking it's gonna take most of that to keep Manziel around...
Reply41 months
This years bake sale was very successful jane, it certainly was mary!
Reply41 months
fuel to the fire
Reply41 months
yes, everyone is jumping on the donation bandwagon, because that's something that happens...
Reply41 months
yes, everyone is jumping on the donation bandwagon, because that's something that happens...
Reply41 months
Look, it's been a tough year financially. Some of us are down to our 6th Maserati pick up truck.

We'll do better next year.

Gotta get that oil price up.
Reply41 months
Their endowment is close to 8B. Not shocking since they haven't had much to cheer for until last year.
Reply41 months
I'm sure a good portion of this is related to fundraising for their upcoming stadium expansion.
Reply41 months
Not too bad, especially considering it took the LSU Forever Campaign 4 years to raise the same amount.
Reply41 months
True sign of bandwagon fans
Reply41 months
Wow! That's a lot of signed photos of Johnny Manziel.
Reply41 months
gonna need some of that to keep Sumlin around
Reply41 months
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