Football fans rejoice! The time has come to mark your calendars and clear your schedules because we’re diving headfirst into all things Texas A&M football. From nail-biting matchups against SEC rivals to must-see non-conference showdowns, this season’s schedule is jam-packed with excitement for Aggie Nation. So grab a cold beverage, throw on your maroon and white gear, and get ready to season. Let’s go!
History of Texas A&M Football
The first recorded intercollegiate football game in Texas was played in 1894 between Baylor University and Texas Christian University, the predecessor of today’s TCU. TCU won that game by a score of 14-10. The next year, Texas A&M played its first game against Baylor and lost 42-0.
In 1896, after another loss to Baylor, Texas A&M quit the Southwest Conference and did not field a team for several years. The Aggies came back in 1904 and had their first winning season (6-2) under head coach Charley Moran. That team featured eventual College Football Hall of Fame inductee Claude “Rusty” Russell.
Texas A&M had another strong season in 1909, going 7-1-1 under head coach Homer Norton. The lone loss was to national champion Yale by a score of 13-0. In 1912, Texas A&M joined the newly formed Southwestern Conference.
Under head coach Dana X. Bible, the Aggies won conference championships in 1917, 1919, 1920 and 1921. In 1927, Bible’s successor Jim Phelan led Texas A&M to its first-ever bowl game appearance: the Dixie Classic (now known as the Liberty Bowl). The Aggies defeated Alabama 20-14 in that game.
Head coach Paul “Bear” Bryant arrived at Texas A&M in 1954 and immediately turned the program around, leading them to a 9-0 record and a share of
The Current Texas A&M Football Schedule
The current Texas A&M football schedule is as follows:
Sept. 3 vs. Northwestern State
Sept. 10 at Clemson
Sept. 17 s. UTSA
Oct. 1 vs. Arkansas (HC)
Oct. 8 at Mississippi State
Oct. 15 vs. Auburn
Oct. 22 at South Carolina
Nov. 5 vs. Alabama
Texas A&M will open the season at home against Northwestern State on September 3rd. They will then travel to Clemson to take on the defending National Champions on September 10th. The Aggies will return home the following week to take on UTSA before beginning a stretch of four straight SEC games, starting with Arkansas on October 1st. Texas A&M will then travel to Mississippi State, Auburn, and South Carolina before returning home to face Alabama on November 5th.
How to Get Tickets to a Texas A&M Football Game
Texas A&M football games are some of the most popular in the country. If you’re looking to attend a game, t
Getting tickets to a Texas A&M game can be difficult, but it’s not impossible. The best way to get tickets is through the school’s ticket office. You can also find tickets through third-party sellers, but be aware that prices will be higher.
Once you have your tickets, make sure to arrive early to the stadium. Gates typically open two hours before kickoff, so plan accordingly. And don’t forget to wear your Aggie colors!
Tailgating at a Texas A&M Football Game
Tailgating at a Texas A&M Football Game is an experience you won’t want to miss! There’s nothing like being surrounded by passionate fans, enjoying some good food and drinks, and getting hyped up for the big game.
If you’re new to tailgating, don’t worry -. First, you’ll want to make sure you arrive early so you can get a good spot. Once you’ve found a spot, set up your tailgate area with chairs, coolers, and any other games or activities you might want.
Now it’s time for the most important part: the food! Texas A&M fans love their BBQ, so make sure to bring plenty of burgers, hot dogs, and steaks (or veggie burgers for our vegetarian friends). Don’t forget the sides like chips, dip, and baked beans too. And of course, no tailgate is complete without some cold beers – just make sure to drink responsibly!
With these tips in mind, you’re ready to have a great time tailgating at a Texas A&M Football Game!
With Texas A&M football’s upcoming schedule, fans have a lot to look forward to. From the high-profile opponents and exciting matchups they will face throughout the season, there is certain to be plenty of entertainment in store for those who follow Aggie Football this fall. Whether you are a fan of college athletics or just like watching sports in general, catching up with the latest from Texas A&M football should help provide some much needed relief as we wait for so many other events to resume around us.