August 15, 2008

Aggies may have turned corner on Friday

Friday's two practices may just be the point that Texas A&M looks back at as the turning point in August camp as the Aggies looked to have turned a corner with two exceptional practices with the morning being outdoors and the afternoon inside the McFerrin Athletic Center to get out of a torrential downpour in College Station.

Now, if A&M can stay consistent in their practice habits from Friday it may truly be the turning point for the Aggies.

"I was really excited about today. I thought we had some really crisp practices and got a lot done today. As disappointed as I was about some things yesterday I was really excited about today," said A&M head coach Mike Sherman. "Guys stepped up and made more plays. We practiced a lot of situations today so we accomplished more than I thought we were going to and the kids responded well today. Yesterday was yesterday and not too great, but that's what football is all about. You come back and you do better the next day and that's what they did."

Thursday, A&M's practice went longer than usual and Sherman said it was because the team had to repeat things because they weren't doing them right. Friday morning the Aggies were done on time, and ended practice with another eight-minute drill.

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