The Texas A&M football team shocked the nation during their first season in the Southeastern Conference with an 11-2 record. The Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin and the entire program learned multiple lessons during their first season in the SEC.
The Aggies were expected to struggle to qualify for a bowl game in 2012. They finished the season as the No. 5 team in the country. They proved that they belonged in the best conference in the country.
The Aggies accomplished this feat with an entirely new coaching staff, while running new schemes on offense and defense.They got better as the season went on on both sides of the ball.
Despite the early success, the 2012 season was a learning process. This is a look at the lessons that Sumlin and the Ags learned in 2012.