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1985 Texas A&M Aggies football
Southwest Conference Champions
Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 6
1985 record10–2 (7–1 SWC)
Head coachJackie Sherrill
Offensive coordinatorLynn Amedee
Defensive coordinatorR. C. Slocum
Home stadiumKyle Field
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Texas A&M 7 1 0     10 2 0
#12 Arkansas 6 2 0     10 2 0
#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

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.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 14* at #20 Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL ESPN L 10–23   74,697
September 21* Northeast Louisiana Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 31–17   46,851
September 28* [[{{{school}}}|Tulsa]] Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 45–10   44,593
October 5 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) W 28–27   50,148
October 12 Houston Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 43–16   55,711
October 19 at #14 Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX (Battle of the Brazos) L 15–20   48,500
October 26 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 43–28   41,195
November 2 #19 SMU Kyle Field • College Station, TX ESPN W 19–17   54,597
November 16 #9 Arkansas Kyle Field • College Station, TX (Rivalry) ESPN W 10–6   58,632
November 23 at TCU #19 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 53–6   38,782
November 28 #18 Texas #15 Kyle Field • College Station, TX (Lone Star Showdown) ESPN W 42–10   77,607
January 1* vs. #16 Auburn #11 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS W 36–16   73,137
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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