1996 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1996 Texas A&M Aggies football
Conference Big 12 Conference
South Division
1996 record 6–6 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coach R.C. Slocum
Offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger
Defensive coordinator Phil Bennett
Home stadium Kyle Field
(Capacity: 70,210)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »
1996 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#6 Nebraska x   8 0         11 2  
#8 Colorado   7 1         11 2  
#17 Kansas State   6 2         9 3  
Missouri   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   2 6         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         2 9  
South
#23 Texas x   6 2         8 5  
Texas Tech   5 3         6 5  
Texas A&M   4 4         6 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         3 8  
Oklahoma State   2 6         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         4 7  
Championship: Texas 37, Nebraska 27
*† – Bowl Alliance representative as champion
‡ – Bowl Alliance at-large representative
x – Division champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Texas A&M Aggies football team completed the season with a 6–6 record. The Aggies had a regular season Big 12 record of 4–4.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 24 11:00 AM at BYU* Cougar StadiumProvo, UT (Pigskin Classic) ABC L 37–41   55,229
September 14 7:00 PM at SW Louisiana* Cajun FieldLafayette, LA L 22–29   38,783
September 21 4:00 PM North Texas* Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 55–0   56,308
September 28 2:30 PM #12 Colorado Kyle Field • College Station, TX ABC L 10–24   70,339
October 5 4:00 PM Louisiana Tech* Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 63–13   52,522
October 12 11:30 AM at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, IA FSN W 24–21   44,950
October 19 6:00 PM #19 Kansas State Kyle Field • College Station, TX FSN L 20–23   64,155
October 26 11:30 AM Texas Tech Kyle Field • College Station, TX (A&M–Tech rivalry) FSN L 10–13   70,147
November 2 2:00 PM at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 38–19   41,250
November 9 2:30 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX (Battle of the Brazos) ABC W 24–7   45,112
November 16 2:30 PM Oklahoma Kyle Field • College Station, TX ABC W 33–16   66,161
November 29 10:00 AM at Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Lone Star Showdown) ABC L 15–51   81,887
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Roster[edit]

Game notes[edit]

Brigham Young[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 10 10 14 3 37
Brigham Young 6 14 6 15 41


Southwest Louisiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 7 6 9 0 22
Southwest Louisiana 14 7 0 8 29

The Cajuns upset then-25th-ranked Aggies.[1]

North Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 0 0 0 0
Texas A&M 3 25 20 7 55


Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#12 Colorado 7 14 3 0 24
Texas A&M 0 7 0 3 10


Louisiana Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Louisiana Tech 3 3 0 7 13
Texas A&M 14 28 14 7 63


Iowa State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 17 0 0 7 24
Iowa State 0 7 7 7 21


Kansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Kansas State 13 7 3 0 23
Texas A&M 3 0 7 10 20


Texas Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas Tech 3 3 0 7 13
Texas A&M 0 3 7 0 10


Oklahoma State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 7 3 14 14 38
Oklahoma State 7 6 6 0 19


Baylor[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 0 0 14 10 24
Baylor 7 0 0 0 7


Oklahoma[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma 0 16 0 0 16
Texas A&M 13 0 10 10 33


Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 0 9 0 6 15
Texas 10 7 20 14 51


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