1939 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1939 Texas A&M Aggies football
National Champions[1]
Southwest Conference Champions[2]
Sugar Bowl, W 14–13 vs. Tulane
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
AP No. 1
1939 record 11–0 (6–0 SWC)
Head coach Homer H. Norton
Home stadium Kyle Field
Seasons
« 1938 1940 »
1939 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Texas A&M $ 6 0 0     11 0 0
Baylor 4 2 0     7 3 0
SMU 4 2 0     6 3 1
Texas 3 3 0     5 4 0
Arkansas 2 3 1     4 5 1
TCU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Rice 0 5 1     1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Texas A&M Aggies football team represented Texas A&M in the 1939 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23 at Oklahoma A&M* Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 32–0  
September 30 Centenary* Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas W 14–0  
October 7 at Santa Clara* Kezar StadiumSan Francisco W 7–3  
October 14 Villanova* Kyle Field • College Station, Texas W 33–7  
October 21 at TCU No. 9 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 20–6  
October 28 Baylor No. 5 Kyle Field • College Station, Texas (Battle of the Brazos) W 20–0  
November 4 at Arkansas No. 5 Bailey StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas (Rivalry) W 27–0  
November 11 No. 13 SMU No. 2 Kyle Field • College Station, Texas W 6–2  
November 18 at Rice No. 2 Rice FieldHouston, Texas W 19–0  
November 30 Texas No. 1 Kyle Field • College Station, Texas (Rivalry) W 20–0  
January 1, 1940 vs. No. 5 Tulane* No. 1 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans (Sugar Bowl) W 14–13  
*Non-conference game.

Starting lineup[edit]

Name Number Position
Sterling, James 67 REL
Boyd, Joe 64 RTL
Henke, Charles 38 RGL
Vaughn, Tommie 60 C
Robnett, Marshal Foch "Foxey" 43 LGR
Pannell, Ernest 54 LTR
Smith, Herbert 29 LER
Moser, Derace "Mose" 42 LHR
Thomason, James 47 RHL
Price, Walemon 45 Q
Kimbrough, John "Jarrin" 39 F

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "History - Past Champions". NCAA. Retrieved 2007-12-12. 
  2. ^ "A Look Back at the Southwest Conference". Texas Almanac. Retrieved 2007-12-12. 
  3. ^ http://swchelmets.tripod.com/texasam1939.html