Aggies nationwide will have a lot to scream about late Friday evening as ESPN3 – ESPN’s multi-screen sports network accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox and Apple TV – will exclusively carry the time-honored Midnight Yell college football tradition at Texas A&M in advance of its high-anticipated game against no. 1 seeded Alabama. Live one-hour coverage from Kyle Field will begin at 11:55 p.m. CT with host Mike Morgan and ESPN college football analyst David Diaz-Infante. At that time, fans will be able to access ESPN3’s live coverage at http://es.pn/TAMU-YELL.
The Midnight Yell tradition dates back to 1913 and attracts more than 25,000 fans to Kyle Field the night before every home game. At midnight, yell leaders lead Texas A&M students and fans – known as the 12th Man – through “yells,” not cheers, and various songs in preparation for the following day’s game.
ESPN3 is accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and streamed on televisions through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members and Apple TV. The network is currently available to more than 85 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider. The network is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.