1956 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1956 Texas A&M Aggies football
Southwest Conference champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 5
1956 record9–0–1 (6–0 SWC)
Head coachBear Bryant (3rd season)
Home stadiumKyle Field
Seasons
← 1955
1957 →
1956 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Texas A&M $ 6 0 0     9 0 1
No. 14 TCU 5 1 0     8 3 0
No. 11 Baylor 4 2 0     9 2 0
Arkansas 3 3 0     6 4 0
SMU 2 4 0     4 6 0
Rice 1 5 0     4 6 0
Texas 0 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 Texas A&M Aggies football team represented Texas A&M University in the 1956 NCAA University Division football season. The team won the Southwest Conference and compiled an overall record of 9–0–1, including a 6–0 record in conference play. The team was coached by Paul "Bear" Bryant.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 22Villanova*No. 9W 19–0
September 29at LSU*No. 11W 9–6
October 6vs. Texas Tech*No. 11W 40–732,500
October 13at Houston*No. 9T 14–14
October 20No. 4 TCUNo. 14
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
W 7–6
October 27at No. 8 BaylorNo. 7W 19–13
November 3ArkansasNo. 5
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
W 27–0
November 10at SMUNo. 5
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas, TX
W 33–7
November 17RiceNo. 5
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX
W 21–7
November 29at TexasNo. 4W 34–21
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul W. "Bear" Bryant: 1956. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 28, 2013.