From NMSU Media Release
New Mexico State University will officially “unretire” football number 27, formerly worn by Aggie great Pervis Atkins, during a Nov. 9 ceremony at Aggie Memorial Stadium during the game against Boston College. A jersey bearing the number will then be presented to NMSU President Garrey Carruthers, the university’s 27th president.
“I’m honored to wear the number of one of the best football players NMSU has ever seen,” Carruthers said. “I watched him play football here when I was a student, and he was a fantastic running back.” Continue Reading This Post >>