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1985 Texas A&M Aggies football team

The 1985 Texas A&M Aggies football team represented Texas A&M University in the 1985 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 fourth 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, 7–1 SWC), as Southwest Conference champions and with a victory over Auburn in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

1985 Texas A&M Aggies football
Southwest Conference champion
Cotton Bowl Classic champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 6
1985 record10–2 (7–1 SWC)
Head coachJackie Sherrill (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorLynn Amedee (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorR. C. Slocum (6th season)
Home stadiumKyle Field
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Texas A&M $ 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 12 Arkansas 6 2 0     10 2 0
No. 17 Baylor 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas 6 2 0     8 4 0
SMU 5 3 0     6 5 0
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
Texas Tech 1 7 0     4 7 0
TCU 0 8 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 14at No. 20 Alabama*ESPNL 10–2374,697
September 21Northeast Louisiana*W 31–1746,851
September 28Tulsa*
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX
W 45–1044,593
October 5at Texas TechW 28–2750,148
October 12Houston
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX
W 43–1655,711
October 19at No. 14 BaylorL 15–2048,500
October 26at RiceW 43–2841,195
November 2No. 19 SMU
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX
ESPNW 19–1754,597
November 16No. 9 Arkansas
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
ESPNW 10–658,632
November 23at TCUNo. 19W 53–638,782
November 28No. 18 TexasNo. 15
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
ESPNW 42–1077,607
January 1vs. No. 16 Auburn*No. 11CBSW 36–1673,137

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RosterEdit

1985 Texas A&M Aggies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Kevin Murray Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 11 Johnny Holland Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Texas A&M University, College Station – 1985". College Football Reference. Archived from the original on November 2, 2012. Retrieved October 14, 2012.