MSU trades Rick Stansbury to Texas A&M for uniform to be named later

Kevin C. Cox

The Bulldogs and Aggies worked up a late night deal that sent the former MSU coach to College Station in exchange for an exclusive maroon uniform that won't be copied for the Aggies.

With the NFL Draft in full swing, and trades, transactions, and movement heavy in the air, it looks as though some colleges are getting in on the fun as well.  According to a source close to the situation*, For Whom the Cowbell Tolls has learned that former MSU men's basketball coach Rick Stansbury has been traded to Texas A&M University for an exclusive uniform concept to be named later.  The source, who asked to remain anonymous, had this to say about the deal:

We still had the option on Coach Stansbury's contract, and we had been talking trade for weeks with A&M behind the scenes.  With all of the upheaval lately about the similarities in the MSU and A&M uniforms, we felt this was the perfect opportunity to use that contract to gain some independency in uniform style.  I think this trade will benefit both sides greatly.

It has not yet been determined what the uniform style that MSU will gain from the trade will look like; all we know is that it will be the first that the apparel company handling the Bulldogs and Aggies has produced that won't have an A&M doppelganger.  When reached for comment, a spokesman for the company stated that they were currently busy designing special Father's Day uniforms for the Bulldogs, and were not far enough in the process to where they wanted to discuss the uniforms involved in the trade.

For Whom the Cowbell Tolls will continue monitoring the story and provide updates as they become available.

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