1985 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1985 Texas A&M Aggies football
Southwest Conference Champions
Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #6
1985 record 10–2 (7–1 SWC)
Head coach Jackie Sherrill
Offensive coordinator Lynn Amedee
Defensive coordinator R. C. Slocum
Home stadium Kyle Field
Seasons
« 1984 1986 »
1985 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Texas A&M 7 1 0     10 2 0
#12 Arkansas 6 2 0     10 2 0
#17 Baylor 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas 6 2 0     8 4 0
SMU 5 3 0     6 5 0
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
Texas Tech 1 7 0     4 7 0
TCU 0 8 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Texas A&M Aggies football team represented Texas A&M University in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Southwest Conference (SWC). The team was led by head coach Jackie Sherrill, in his fourth year, and played their home games at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. They finished the season with a record of ten wins and two losses (10–2, 7–1 SWC), as Southwest Conference champions and with a victory over Auburn in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 14 at #20 Alabama* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL ESPN L 10–23   74,697
September 21 Northeast Louisiana* Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 31–17   46,851
September 28 Tulsa* Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 45–10   44,593
October 5 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) W 28–27   50,148
October 12 Houston Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 43–16   55,711
October 19 at #14 Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX (Battle of the Brazos) L 15–20   48,500
October 26 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 43–28   41,195
November 2 #19 SMU Kyle Field • College Station, TX ESPN W 19–17   54,597
November 16 #9 Arkansas Kyle Field • College Station, TX (Rivalry) ESPN W 10–6   58,632
November 23 at TCU #19 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 53–6   38,782
November 28 #18 Texas #15 Kyle Field • College Station, TX (Lone Star Showdown) ESPN W 42–10   77,607
January 1 vs. #16 Auburn* #11 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS W 36–16   73,137
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.
  • Reference:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texas A&M University, College Station – 1985". College Football Reference. Retrieved October 14, 2012.