When Coach Sherrill took over Texas A&M in 1982, he seized on the 12th Man legend by creating the 12th Man Kickoff Team, a special teams unit made up completely of walk-on players. The kickoff team was immediately popular with the Aggie fan base, and had great results: Sherrill’s 12th Man kickoff unit held opposing teams to one of the lowest kick-return averages in the Southwest Conference.