COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- As the final minutes drained out of Texas A&M's leisurely 46-14 win
over aspiring Big 12 member SMU, Christine Michael
sat between his running mate and trailblazers.
He and Cyrus Gray
chatted with an assistant coach before offensive lineman Brian Thomas jokingly jabbed him and the two shared a laugh.
Later, he carefully undid the tape on his wrists and waited for time to expire.
It was all very normal, and a welcome change for Michael.
It capped a