Texas A&M cancels practice after bomb threat cited Kyle Field, football complex as targets – CBS Sports

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Texas A&M was forced to cancel practice Wednesday due to a bomb threat, the school announced through its emergency management system. The threat was made to Kyle Field at approximately 2:25 p.m. ET, and the stadium itself along with the Bright Football Complex were evacuated out of precaution.
“University Police is utilizing its explosive detection K-9s to sweep both facilities,” Texas A&M explained in a statement. “All activities within Kyle Field and the Bright Football Complex are postponed until further notice. All other campus activities can continue as normal.”
The Aggies were scheduled to practice at 3:30 p.m. ET, according to the Bryan-College Station EagleTexas A&M is on bye week this weekend, and players were reportedly scheduled to get some time off after Thursday’s practice.
Coach Jimbo Fisher had pulled up the complex shortly after the evacuation began as noted by beat writer Travis Brown.
Texas A&M HC Jimbo Fisher, inside his truck, talking to members of his coaching staff while everyone is evacuated due to a bomb threat issues toward Kyle Field, according to police. pic.twitter.com/qJ0sbqFjwl
The Aggies (3-3, 1-2 SEC) are coming off of a 24-20 loss to No. 3 Alabama. Their next game will be Saturday, Oct. 22 at South Carolina.
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