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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – Football fans are showing up in force in Aggieland as 12th ranked Auburn comes to town to battle 13th ranked Texas A&M.

The game is also a sellout at Kyle Field.

For the local economy it also means more than $10 million in economic activity, according to tourism experts.

Business was brisk at stores like The Warehouse at C.C. Creations Friday afternoon.

“We’ve been down here two weekends ago for the South Carolina game, for the Alabama Game. Just trying to make a month of football, so to speak,” said Ronald Luker, a Texas A&M Former Student.

He drove seven hours with his wife from their home near Lubbock to spend the weekend here.

“We’re here to get some long-sleeve T-shirts for the cold weather. I think The 12th Man’s going to carry them and we’re going to come out with a victory,” he said while shopping.

“We wish all our local businesses the same luck as we have on game day and I’m sure they’ll be swole…

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