Texas A&M has snappy new cleats for the defending Heisman winner and his teammates

Kyle Ringo
Dr. Saturday

College programs are constantly trying to keep up with the Joneses when it comes to the latest uniform styles and tweaks. You never know what might help land the next big recruit.

But in an age when Oregon changes uniforms more often than a 16-year-old girl changes her look, we've come to a point where schools are now unveiling individual parts of the uniform such as facemasks and cleats trying to catch the eye of that five-star player or sell more merchandise in the team store.

Texas A&M released a look at its new cleats for the 2013 season, and it seems it won't be long before some SEC foe counters with a snazzy new wristband or maybe a sock.

The Aggies new footwear includes their Gig em slogan that, FYI, actually has roots in frog hunting of all things.

Apparently, it's not enough to have a school's emblem or nickname on the side of helmets, parts of jerseys, coaches' shirts, hats and coats, at midfield and in the end zones. Now they're going to be built into facemasks, too.

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