Entering the 2010 season, Aggie fans are itching for head coach Mike Sherman to take the program to another level.
Aggie Land is tired of the same old excuses and is ready to embrace a winning team again and erase the memory of Coach Fran and the entire last decade of football.
The Aggies in the '80s and '90s were consistently competing for the conference championship and were a force to be reckoned with. They finished in the top 25 AP poll every year from 1989 to 1999.
Since then, they have become a shadow of their former selves, never competing for a Big 12 title in the 2000s, save for the 2006 season, and never finishing in the top 25 in either poll.
Mike Sherman's leash is short, but this might be the year he justifies his hiring.
Here are four reasons the Texas A&M Aggies will shock the NCAA by winning the Big 12 South (and Big 12 outright).