Hunter Goodwin Excited to Serve on Board of Texas A&M University Press, Publisher of New Book about the 12th Man Tradition

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COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Hunter Goodwin, President and COO of Oldham Goodwin, recently was named to the Advancement Board of the Texas A&M University Press. The Advancement Board is a group of former students and other friends of the Press who support the Press and its mission, provide ideas, encouragement, and tangible support for the Press’s publishing programs.

“Board members come from a diverse range of interests and backgrounds, but they all share a love of books, big ideas, and Texas A&M University,” said Texas A&M University Press Director Dr. Jay Dew. “The membership committee of the board recommended Hunter to us. We are not only grateful that he agreed to serve but are also immediately impressed by the enthusiasm and ‘Gig ’em!’ spirit that Hunter carries with him everywhere.”

Founded in 1974, Texas A&M University Press is the nonprofit book publishing arm of one of the nation’s leading research and land grant institutions. Publishing an average of 40-60 books each year, Texas A&M University Press has won more than 500 national and regional book awards. The Press is a premier publisher in Texas history, nature, and culture with a global reputation in military history, natural resources, and nautical archaeology.

“I’m so excited to have the opportunity to be a small part of the fantastic work that Texas A&M University Press is doing,” said Goodwin. “Producing important new resources on everything from the history of the 12th Man to the Cold War to the legacy of Texas singer-songwriter Guy Clark, the Press provides an important service to the state of Texas and beyond. It’s truly an honor to join them in their work.”

Among other important new titles, the Texas A&M University Press recently published Standing Ready: The Golden Era of Texas Aggie Football and the Beginning of the 12th Man Tradition. Written by historian John A. Adams, the book offers previously unknown details and insights on Aggie football history, including the legendary 1922 Dixie Classic, where the cherished tradition of the 12th Man was born. Adams uncovers enthralling details: the pregame conversation between A&M coach D.X. Bible and the original 12th Man, E. King Gill, that put Gill in uniform on the sidelines, the diagram of the play the Aggies ran to score the game-winning touchdown, and much more. Read more about Standing Ready and order a copy from Texas A&M University Press.

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Watch Hunter Goodwin and author John A. Adams discuss The Press and Standing Ready on TexAgs Radio.

Hunter Goodwin is Texas A&M Class of 1996, a 2022 recipient of the Texas A&M Agriculture & Life Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award, and a 2019 inductee to the Texas A&M Athletic Hall of Honor. He is President and COO of Oldham Goodwin, a Texas commercial real estate company based in Bryan/College Station.

About Oldham Goodwin

Oldham Goodwin is a fully-integrated commercial real estate investment, brokerage, development, and management company that specializes in hotel, multi-family, and commercial properties throughout the state of Texas. Our highly skilled professionals work together as a team to provide clients with accessible and reliable results in the real estate sector. Strategically headquartered within the heart of the Texas Triangle in Bryan/College Station, Oldham Goodwin has additional offices to serve the Houston, San Antonio/Austin, Waco/Temple/Killeen, and Dallas/Fort Worth markets.