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1976 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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

1976 Texas A&M Aggies football
Sun Bowl champion
Sun Bowl, W 37–14 vs. Florida
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
APNo. 7
1976 record10–2 (6–2 SWC)
Head coachEmory Bellard (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorTom Wilson (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorMelvin Robertson (5th season)
Home stadiumKyle Field
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Houston + 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 13 Texas Tech + 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 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

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 11Virginia Tech*No. 14W 19–044,039
September 18Kansas State*No. 11
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX
W 34–1450,027
September 25at HoustonNo. 9L 10–2170,001
October 2at Illinois*W 14–767,543
October 9No. 15 Texas TechNo. 17
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
L 16–2752,651
October 16Baylor
W 24–052,241
October 23Rice
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX
W 57–3447,354
October 30at SMUABC-RW 36–035,123
November 13at No. 13 ArkansasNo. 16ABCW 31–1047,000
November 20TCUNo. 11
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
W 59–1044,055
November 25at TexasNo. 11ABC-RW 27–370,000
January 2vs. FloridaNo. 10CBSW 37–1433,250
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

1976 Texas A&M Aggies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB Curtis Dickey Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Season summaryEdit

ArkansasEdit

1 234Total
• Texas A&M 0 2407 31
Arkansas 3 007 10

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ReferencesEdit

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