Texas A&M took lead in the a first quarter with a 1-yard touchdown run from running back John Kimbrough. He finished the game with 159 yards rushing on 25 carries. In the third quarter, Tulane's Kellogg returned a punt 75 yards for touchdown, tying the game at 7–7. In the third 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. Kimbrough's second rushing touchdown of the game rallied the Aggies to a 14–13 win.