1956 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1956 Texas A&M Aggies football
Southwest Conference champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
AP No. 5
1956 record 9–0–1 (6–0 SWC)
Head coach Bear Bryant (3rd season)
Home stadium Kyle 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 college 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]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22 Villanova* No. 9 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 19–0  
September 29 at LSU* No. 11 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) W 9–6  
October 6 vs. Texas Tech* No. 11 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Rivalry) W 40–7  
October 13 at Houston* No. 9 Rice StadiumHouston, TX T 14–14  
October 20 No. 4 TCU No. 14 Kyle Field • College Station, TX (Rivalry) W 7–6  
October 27 at No. 8 Baylor No. 7 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX (Battle of the Brazos) W 19–13  
November 3 Arkansas No. 5 Kyle Field • College Station, TX (Rivalry) W 27–0  
November 10 at SMU No. 5 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 33–7  
November 17 Rice No. 5 Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 21–7  
November 29 at Texas No. 4 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Rivalry) W 34–21  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

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