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Oklahoma football: Comparing the OU and Texas A&M football programs

by Jason Kersey Published: December 8, 2012
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Here is a tale-of-the-tape comparison of the Oklahoma and Texas A&M football programs:

2012 RECORD

* Texas A&M 10-2 (6-2 SEC) — Oklahoma 10-2 (8-1 Big 12)


Both of each teams' losses came to current top-10 teams at home.

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

* Texas A&M 18 — Oklahoma 44

The Sooners shared a conference title this year; Texas A&M's last one came in 1998, when it won the Big 12.

RECOGNIZED NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

* Texas A&M 1 (1939) — Oklahoma 7 (1950, 1955, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1985, 2000)

The Aggies also claim national titles from 1919 and 1927.

MARCHING BANDS

* Fightin' Texas Aggie Band — The Pride of Oklahoma

When Texas A&M was in the Big 12, its outstanding band was always an exciting element of hosting the Aggies.

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by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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