1976 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1976 Texas A&M Aggies football
Sun Bowl champion
Sun Bowl, W 37–14 vs. Florida
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 8
AP No. 7
1976 record 10–2 (6–2 SWC)
Head coach Emory Bellard
Offensive coordinator Tom Wilson
Defensive coordinator Melvin Robertson
Home stadium Kyle Field
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Houston + 7 1 0     10 2 0
#13 Texas Tech + 7 1 0     10 2 0
#7 Texas A&M 6 2 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 3 1
Texas 4 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 3 4 1     5 5 1
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
SMU 2 6 0     3 8 0
TCU 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Texas A&M Aggies football team represented Texas A&M University during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 Virginia Tech* No. 14 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 19–0   44,039
September 18 Kansas State* No. 11 Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 34–14   50,027
September 25 at Houston No. 9 Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 10–21   70,001
October 2 at Illinois* Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 14–7   67,543
October 9 No. 15 Texas Tech No. 17 Kyle Field • College Station, TX L 16–27   52,651
October 16 Baylor Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 24–0   52,241
October 23 Rice Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 57–34   47,354
October 30 at SMU Cotton BowlDallas, TX ABC-R W 36–0   35,123
November 13 at No. 13 Arkansas No. 16 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR ABC W 31–10   47,000
November 20 TCU No. 11 Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 59–10   44,055
November 25 at Texas No. 11 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX ABC-R W 27–3   70,000
January 2 vs. Florida No. 10 Sun BowlEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS W 37–14   33,250
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Season summary[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Texas A&M 0 24 0 7 31
Arkansas 3 0 0 7 10

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Texas A&M football media supplement
  2. ^ "A&M Stuns Arkansas With Halfback Pass." Palm Beach Post. 1976 Nov 14.