Winning the first game of the season is cause for celebration enough. Knocking off the No. 15 team in the country? Go crazy, Texas A&M.

And the Aggies did, after a stirring speech from head coach Kevin Sumlin, spraying water all over the locker room of NRG Stadium in Houston in celebration of their 38-17 win against Arizona State.

GAMECENTER: Recap, Highlights, Stats from Texas A&M vs. Arizona State

Texas A&M got great performances in all phases of the game. Freshman wide receiver Christian Kirk brought in six receptions for 106 yards and a touchdown to go along with a 79-yard punt for a touchdown. Defensive end Myles Garrett had eight tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble as the Aggies rolled to a Week 1 victory.

Sumlin approves.

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