“You have to pass on the knowledge of the message, the tradition and the culture and it all happens,” Fisher said. “You learn from the guys in front of you. We have all done it. I did it with coaches. I did it as a player with other players. These guys do it, and it’s huge.

Just as the radio show has returned to normal, so will Aggie football on Saturday with an expected sold-out sale at Kyle Field. Monaco said the athletics department also expects 38,000 students to fill the upper deck. The stands will also be coordinated in red, white and blue, in honor of the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

“It’s awesome, 38,000 students resisted the whole game,” Fisher said. “Their commitment to A&M and who it is and what it means is A&M. All you have to say is, ‘This is A&M,’ and that covers it all.”

Fisher spent commercial breaks chatting with fans, signing autographs and posing for photos while social distancing, reverting to a semblance of radio shows in the past.

Ian Curtis, as is tradition, submitted his only question for the night, asking Fisher what’s different in 2021 compared to when he took over before the 2018 season. Fisher smiled before answering, then suggested as the return of the radio show, things are just a little more familiar.