Texas A&M Bus Vandalism: Fish Bait, Not Feces, Was Used

Texas A&M reportedly withstood some bus vandalism damage during their trip to Lubbock, but no evidence has emerged from the scene. Thank God.

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Texas A&M's Bus Was Vandalized With Fish Bait, Not Feces, Says Texas Tech

On Saturday, Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne tweeted that somebody vandalized the team bus before A&M's game against Texas Tech:

Someone vandalized our buses in Lubbock. Excrement inside and outside of buses plus spray painted vulgarities on outside. Classy. 

Texas Tech issued a statement earlier today, clarifying that while vandalism certainly occurred, it wasn't quite as severe as Byrne made it sound. From USA TODAY

"Many of you are aware of a tweet from a Texas A&M official that their team buses were spray painted and animal feces were spread inside of the buses early Saturday morning. The clear implication of the tweet was that this was the responsibility of Texas Tech fans or students. Texas Tech has conducted an investigation regarding this allegation, and has discovered the following

- The buses were not spray painted. Instead, washable shoe polish was used on the windows of one of the buses.

- No feces were found either in or on the buses. Fish bait was dropped onto the floor of one of the buses.

- The alleged "vandalism" was cleaned by the bus drivers and Holiday Inn staff before it was seen by the A&M official who tweeted the information.

While incidents such as the ones alleged are inappropriate and strongly condemned by Texas Tech, it is no less wrong to condemn the entirety of our university, students and supporters by posting inaccurate information on the internet for the purpose of sensationalizing the actions of one or a very few. We are disturbed by the careless use of social media to share these inaccuracies."

So, there you have it, kids. Vandalism = bad, but fish bait < feces. There's a quiz later. 

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Texas A&M Football Bus Reportedly Vandalized, But No Police Report Filed

This conference realignment business may be more serious than we thought. The Texas A&M Aggies, current members of the Big 12 and future members of the SEC, had their team bus vandalized in Lubbock this past weekend. There were spray-painted vulgarities on the outside, and excrement on the inside. Lubbock police are supposedly investigating the matter. However, at the moment there apparently isn't anything to investigate.

"We have absolutely nothing on it. Not one report was received related to this incident, nor do we have any pictures," DPS Corporal John Gonzalez said.

LPD Spokesman Sgt. Jonathan Stewart said "We have no reports of the incident."

Texas Tech Communication Director Chris Cook admonished those who pointed fingers at the the Tech student body, because after all, we haven't ruled out that the A&M players didn't just do this themselves, right?

As soon as Missouri finds the head of a Bengal tiger in their overhead compartment we should all agree that realignment has gone too far and ought to be banned forever.

For more on the Aggies, head over to the SB Nation blog I Am The 12th Man.

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