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Red, white and blue-out

Fans paid tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by wearing red, white and blue shirts during Texas A&M's game against Oklahoma State on Sept. 22, 2001 at Kyle Field.

A&M got off to a 7-1 start behind inspired play from a defense led by cornerbacks Jay Brooks and Sammy Davis.

After the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Aggies honored those who were killed by wearing red, white and blue in a remarkable coordinated display. A&M defeated Oklahoma State that day.

The No. 17 Aggies' struggles in Lubbock continued, and the Red Raiders shut out A&M 12-0. It would be the last time the Aggies would be ranked under Slocum. A&M lost its last two to top-five foes Oklahoma and Texas to end the year 7-4. The Aggies mustered only 165 total yards in the 21-7 loss to Texas. Farris threw eight touchdowns during the season.

The team bested TCU 28-9 in the GalleryFurniture.com Bowl behind three interceptions from Byron Jones. It was the team's first bowl win since 1995 and only Slocum's second bowl win in nine tries.

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