Bonfire Collapse Remembrance

Aggies will gather at the Bonfire Memorial on the campus of Texas A&M on Monday, Nov. 18 at 2:42 a.m. to honor the 20th remembrance.

The ceremony will honor 12 people who died from injuries sustained when the structure collapsed while nearing the end of construction Nov. 18, 1999. Twenty-seven Aggies were injured in the collapse.

According to Texas A&M additional campus recognitions include:

  • A moment of remembrance during Midnight Yell practice Friday, Nov. 15 at Kyle Field.
  • An on-field recognition of a few members of the 1999 Aggie football team that credited the “Bonfire 12” for its historic victory over the Texas Longhorns.
  • Aggie football players will wear a 20-year remembrance helmet sticker Saturday, Nov. 16 during its game against the South Carolina Gamecocks, with a moment of silence preceding the matchup.

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