1981 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1981 Texas A&M Aggies football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1981 record7–5 (4–4 SWC)
Head coachTom Wilson (4th season)
Home stadiumKyle Field
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 SMU $ 7 1 0     10 1 0
No. 2 Texas 6 1 1     10 1 1
Houston 5 2 1     7 4 1
Arkansas 5 3 0     8 4 0
Texas A&M 4 4 0     7 5 0
Rice 3 5 0     4 7 0
Baylor 3 5 0     5 6 0
TCU 1 6 1     2 7 2
Texas Tech 0 7 1     1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Texas A&M Aggies football team represented Texas A&M University in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Southwest Conference (SWC). The Aggies were led by head coach Tom Wilson in his fourth season and finished with a record of seven wins and five losses (7–5 overall, 4–4 in the SWC) and with a victory in the Independence Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 5 at California* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 29–28  
September 19 at Boston College* Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA L 12–13  
September 26 Louisiana Tech* Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 43–7  
October 3 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (rivalry) W 24–23  
October 10 Houston Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 7–6  
October 17 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX (Battle of the Brazos) L 17–19  
October 24 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 51–26  
October 31 No. 13 SMU Kyle Field • College Station, TX L 7–27  
November 14 No. 16 Arkansas Kyle Field • College Station, TX (rivalry) L 7–10  
November 21 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX (rivalry) W 37–7  
November 26 No. 7 Texas Kyle Field • College Station, TX (rivalry) L 13–21  
December 12 vs. Oklahoma State* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) W 33–16  
*Non-conference game.

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Roster[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1981 Texas A&M Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 13, 2016.