Texas A&M took a 1st quarter lead with a 1-yard touchdown run from running back John Kimbrough. He would finish the game with 159 yards rushing on 25 carries. His first rushing touchdown gave A&M a 7-0 lead. In the third quarter, Tulane's Kellogg returned a punt 75 yards for touchdown, tying the game at 7. In the fourth quarter, Tulane's Monnett Butler, former Oak Grove High School Star, scored on a 2-yard touchdown run. The extra point attempt was blocked, giving Tulane a 13-7 third quarter lead. Kimbrough's second rushing touchdown of the game rallied the Aggies to a 14-13 win.