1987 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1987 Texas A&M Aggies football
Texas A&M University aTm logo.svg
Southwest Conference Champions
Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches #9
AP #10
1987 record 10–2 (6–1 SWC)
Head coach Jackie Sherrill
Offensive coordinator Lynn Amedee
Defensive coordinator R. C. Slocum
Home stadium Kyle Field
(Capacity: 72,387)
Seasons
« 1986 1988 »
1987 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Texas A&M 6 1 0     10 2 0
Arkansas 5 2 0     9 4 0
Texas 5 2 0     7 5 0
Texas Tech 3 3 1     6 4 1
Baylor 3 4 0     6 5 0
TCU 3 4 0     5 6 0
Houston 2 4 1     4 6 1
Rice 0 8 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Texas A&M Aggies football team represented Texas A&M University in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Southwest Conference (SWC). The team was led by head coach Jackie Sherrill, in his sixth year, and played their home games at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. They finished the season with a record of ten wins and two losses (10–2, 6–1 SWC), as Southwest Conference champions and with a victory over Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 #6 LSU* #15 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX ESPN L 3–17   71,292
September 19 #10 Washington* Kyle Field • College Station, TX ESPN W 29-12   58,178
September 26 Southern Mississippi* #16 Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 27-14   22,150
October 3 at Texas Tech #15 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) Raycom L 21–27   42,625
October 10 Houston Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 22–17   64,415
October 17 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX (Battle of the Brazos) Raycom W 34-10   46,812
October 24 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 34–21   32,500
October 31 Louisiana Tech* Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 32–3   53,779
November 14 #20 Arkansas #19 Kyle Field • College Station, TX (Rivalry) ESPN W 14–0   73,511
November 21 at TCU #16 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX Raycom W 42-24   40,164
November 26 Texas #15 Kyle Field • College Station, TX (Lone Star Showdown) ESPN W 20-13   78,573
January 1 vs. #12 Notre Dame* #13 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS W 35–10   73,006
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Keith Woodside Running Back 3 61 Green Bay Packers
Louis Cheek Offensive Tackle 8 220 Miami Dolphins
Kip Corrington Defensive Back 9 223 Detroit Lions
Chet Brooks Defensive Back 11 303 San Francisco 49ers
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Texas A&M University Media Guide". Texas A&M University. Retrieved January 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ "sports-reference.com". 
  3. ^ "1988 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 12, 2012.