COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - New Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman was a half-hour late for a photo shoot yesterday -- and quarterback Stephen McGee was concerned.
Sherman finally came out of the Aggies' football complex, got
the picture out of the way, gruffly said a few words and went back
McGee asked associate athletic director Tim Cassidy if Sherman
was mad about something. Cassidy said Sherman was just getting into
McGee said today -- quote -- "He was like, 'It's just game
week. He's going to be like that.' I said, 'OK. Just making
The Aggies open the Sherman era on Saturday against Arkansas
Later yesterday, Sherman showed the team more emotion in a
Sherman said -- quote -- "I talked to them about, 'Man, this is
game week. This is fun. The two-a-days are over and we're ready to
go. This is why you play football. If you can't get excited about
game week, then you're in the wrong business."'