November 25, 2007
Sunday Rewind: Emotional day at Kyle Field
The Sunday Rewind is a weekly collection of notes and quotes from the Texas A&M football game of the weekend.
Dennis Franchione resigned as head coach at Texas A&M Friday after the Aggies beat No. 11 Texas, 38-30, at Kyle Field in College Station. Franchione was visibly upset after reading a prepared statement in the post-game press conference and left the room upon completion while Athletic Director Bill Byrne offered his thanks to Franchione. Coach Fran, however, becomes only the second A&M coach in the program's history to leave the job after beating the archrival Longhorns, joining Jackie Sherrill.
|Coach||Last Year||Score vs. Texas|
|F.D. Perkins||1894||L 38-0|
|H.W. Williams||1898||L 48-0|
|W.A. Murray||1901||L 32-0|
|J.E. Platt||1904||L 34-6|
|W.E. Bachman||1906||L 24-0|
|L.L. Larson||1907||L 11-6|
|N.A. Merriam||1908||L 28-12|
|C.B. Moran||1914||Didn't Play|
|E.H. Harlan||1916||L 21-7|
|D.X. Bible||1928||L 19-0|
|Matty Bell||1933||T 10-10|
|Homer Norton||1947||L 32-13|
|Harry Stiteler||1950||L 17-0|
|Raymond George||1953||L 21-12|
|Paul "Bear" Bryant||1957||L 9-7|
|Jim Meyers||1961||L 25-0|
|Hank Foldberg||1964||L 26-7|
|Gene Stalling||1971||L 34-14|
|Emory Bellard||1977||L 57-28|
|Tom Wilson||1981||L 21-13|
|Jackie Sherrill||1988||W 28-24|
|R.C. Slocum||2002||L 50-20|
|Dennis Franchione||2007||W 38-30|
By the numbers I
A look at a few numbers Dennis Franchione's tenure at Texas A&M.
32-28Franchione finished his five-season tenure at A&M with a 32-28 overall record.
19-21Franchione finished with a 19-21 record in the Big 12 conference. He never finished higher than third place in the South division, doing so in 2004, 2006 and 2007.
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