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1939 Texas A&M Aggies football team

The 1939 Texas A&M Aggies football team represented Texas A&M in the 1939 college football season.

1939 Texas A&M Aggies football
National champion (multiple)[1]
Southwest Conference champion[2]
Sugar Bowl champion
Sugar Bowl, W 14–13 vs. Tulane
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
APNo. 1
1939 record11–0 (6–0 SWC)
Head coachHomer H. Norton (6th season)
Home stadiumKyle Field
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Texas A&M $ 6 0 0     11 0 0
Baylor 4 2 0     7 3 0
SMU 4 2 0     6 3 1
Texas 3 3 0     5 4 0
Arkansas 2 3 1     4 5 1
TCU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Rice 0 5 1     1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 23at Oklahoma A&M*W 32–0
September 30Centenary*W 14–0
October 7at Santa Clara*W 7–3
October 14Villanova*
  • Tyler High School
  • Tyler, TX (Rose Festival Classic)
W 33–7
October 21at TCUNo. 9W 20–6
October 28BaylorNo. 5
W 20–0
November 4at ArkansasNo. 5W 27–0
November 11No. 13 SMUNo. 2
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX
W 6–2
November 18at RiceNo. 2W 19–0
November 30TexasNo. 1
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
W 20–0
January 1vs. No. 5 Tulane*No. 1W 14–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

Starting lineupEdit

Name Number Position
Sterling, James 67 REL
Boyd, Joe 64 RTL
Henke, Charles 38 RGL
Vaughn, Tommie 60 C
Robnett, Marshal Foch "Foxey" 43 LGR
Pannell, Ernest 54 LTR
Smith, Herbert 29 LER
Moser, Derace "Mose" 42 LHR
Thomason, James 47 RHL
Price, Walemon 45 Q
Kimbrough, John "Jarrin" 39 F

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History – Past Champions". NCAA. Retrieved 2007-12-12.
  2. ^ "A Look Back at the Southwest Conference". Texas Almanac. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  3. ^ http://swchelmets.tripod.com/texasam1939.html