Once an Aggie, always an Aggie

Once an Aggie, always an Aggie
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By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Young Richard Steadman was a big kid from Sherman, Texas, and in Texas that means football.However, young Richard was lined up to study medicine at Harvard.That’s when legendary Texas A&M coach Paul “Bear” Bryant stopped by the Steadman home, where he visited with the young football-playing Richard.“Son, we’d like to have you at Texas A&M,” Bryant said.“Sir, I’m all yours,” Steadman answered.And that’s how Texas A&M’s Richard Steadman became No. 74 in your program and No. 1 in your heart.Steadman received his alma mater’s highest alumni honor when he was named a Texas A&M Distinguished Alumni.More than 425,000 …

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