It’s been four years since the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies played each other on the football field and a few things have changed since then. A&M made their move into the Southeastern Conference and both teams now boast new head coaches and staff. One thing that hasn’t changed however, is the delight Longhorns fans experience while watching Justin Tucker complete the game-winning field goal in the final game of the rivalry series – a clutch move Tucker has repeated into his NFL career with the Baltimore Ravens.
On Thanksgiving Day 2011, Texas seemed to have things going against them. They were playing in a packed and rowdy College Station stadium and down 24-25 with 3 seconds left in the game. The team found itself in a position to win the game with a 40-yard field goal attempt. After warming up on the sidelines, Tucker prepared for the field goal attempt only to get iced when A&M called a timeout.
That didn’t stop Tucker though, as he completed the kick then proceeded to dash away from the action as he celebrated.
His teammates caught up and dogpiled him, eventually lifting Tucker into the air while Aggie players sulked and fans stood in disbelief.
Relive the end of the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry, which ended with a record 76-37-5 in the Longhorns favor, by watching the video below.
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