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1972 Texas A&M Aggies football team

The 1972 Texas A&M Aggies football team represented Texas A&M University in the 1972 NCAA University Division football season as a member of the Southwest Conference (SWC). The Aggies were led by head coach Emory Bellard in his first season and finished with a record of three wins and eight losses (3–8 overall, 2–5 in the SWC).

1972 Texas A&M Aggies football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1972 record3–8 (2–5 SWC)
Head coachEmory Bellard (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorBen Hurt (1st season)
Home stadiumKyle Field
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Texas $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     8 4 0
SMU 4 3 0     7 4 0
Arkansas 3 4 0     6 5 0
Rice 3 4 0     5 5 1
Baylor 3 4 0     5 6 0
TCU 2 5 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 2 5 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 9at Wichita State*W 36–13
September 16at No. 10 Nebraska*L 7–37
September 23at No. 8 LSU*L 17–42
September 30Army*L 14–24
October 14Texas Tech
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
L 14–17
October 21TCU
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
L 10–13
October 28at BaylorL 13–15
November 4No. 20 Arkansas
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
W 10–7
November 11at SMUW 27–17
November 18Rice
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX
L 14–20
November 23at No. 7 TexasL 3–38
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

1972 Texas A&M Aggies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 44 Bubba Bean Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB Ed Simonini Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1972 Texas A&M Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 12, 2016.