There is no rivalry in Texas much like the one between the Longhorns and Aggies, the fight between burnt orange and maroon is an epic one since their first meeting in 1894. Texas A&M vs. Texas played annually between 1915 and 2011 for a total of 118 games since 1894. Beginning in 2012, the Aggies joined the Southeastern Conference, which ended the Big 12 rivalry games. The series ended with the Longhorns leading with 76 wins, compared to the Aggies 37 wins against UT.
The rivalry for both Longhorns and Aggies has been an important part of the schools’ history as they both mention the other school in their fight songs. Texas A&M whole second verse of the Aggie War Hymn is about the Longhorns, while Texas fight song sings, “and it’s goodbye to A&M.” Whether Texas A&M Aggies-Texas Longhorns play each other or not the rivalry lives for students, alumni and locals. There is hope for the Longhorns vs. Aggies will meet once again on the field in the future.
Thursday, November 24, 2011 at Kyle Field Stadium (College Station, TX) Longhorns 27, Aggies 25In the last rivalry game for the Longhorns vs. Aggies, both teams wanted to gain the win in this over a century epic battle between Texas and A&M. In the first quarter, the Aggies started off with the lead as the Longhorns offense wasn’t able to make any progress. Going into half-time the score was Aggies 16-7 but has the second half began Texas came back stronger and gained 17 points in the third quarter. The game between Aggies-Longhorns was close until the last second when UT kicker, Justin Tucker made a 40-yard field goal, ending the game with a Longhorn victory of 27-25. Both teams played their hearts out for the conclusion of A&M vs Texas Big 12 rivalry.
Thursday, November 25, 2010 at Darrell K Royal Memorial Stadium (Austin, TX) Aggies 24, Longhorns 17The Texas Longhorns took a hard loss against Texas A&M Aggies of 24-17 after having an already tough season. Aggies’ running back Cyrus Gray helped the team beat Texas with two touchdowns and rushed for 223 yards. Going into halftime the game was tied 7-7 but A&M came back into the third quarter strong scoring 17-points off three turnovers from the Longhorns, which resulted in the win for the Aggies.