Jerrod Johnson

Jerrod Johnson completed 24 of 43 passes for 218 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions in his start against No. 21 Oklahoma State in 2008. The Aggies lost 56-28.

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Here is a list of the visiting teams at Kyle Field who had at least three offensive skill players earn first-team, all-conference honors over the last 50 years. The list includes their season statistics and how they did against the Aggies (#Heisman Trophy winner, *All-American).

1969 TEXAS

(11-0 record, No. 1 final ranking)

WR Cotton Speyrer*

FB Steve Worster*

QB James Street

Worster rushed for 649 yards on 136 carries (4.8) with nine TDs. Street completed 40 of 81 for 699 yards and three touchdowns with 10 interceptions and rushed for 412 yards on 76 carries (5.4) with five TDs. Speyrer had 30 catches for 492 yards (16.4) with three TDs.

• No. 1 Texas 49, A&M 12: The eventual national champions took a 39-0 halftime lead in the their regular-season finale. Worster ended with 71 yards on nine carries with two TDs. Street completed 2 of 5 for 43 yards with an interception and rushed for 28 yards on six carries with a TD. Speyrer had two catches for 43 yards.

1970 ARKANSAS

(9-2, No. 11)

TB Bill Burnett

E Chuck Dicus

TE Pat Morrison

QB Bill Montgomery

Burnett had 110 carries for 445 yards (4.0) with 12 touchdowns and nine receptions for 129 yards (14.3) with a touchdown. Dicus had 38 receptions for 577 yards (15.2) with four touchdowns and Morrison had 20 receptions for 240 yards (12.0) with two touchdowns. Montgomery threw for 1,662 yards on 110 of 195 with 10 touchdowns and nine interceptions.

• No. 8 Arkansas 45, A&M 6: Arkansas took a 24-0 lead after a quarter as Burnett scored three times.

1980 BAYLOR

(10-2, No. 14)

RB Walter Abercrombie*

WR Mike Fisher

RB Dennis Gentry

QB Jay Jeffrey

Abercrombie had 1,196 yards rushing on 237 carries (5.0) with nine touchdowns and seven receptions for 81 yards with a touchdown. Fisher had 22 receptions for 494 yards (22.5) with six touchdowns. Gentry had 158 carries for 900 yards (5.7) with five touchdowns and 13 receptions for 103 yards with a touchdown. Jeffrey passed for 1,151 yards on 80 of 181 with eight touchdowns and 15 interceptions. He rushed for 471 yards on 128 carries (3.7) with five touchdowns.

• No. 13 Baylor 46, Texas A&M 7: Abercrombie rushed for 143 yards on 24 carries with a touchdown and caught a 15-yard touchdown pass. Jeffrey completed seven of 11 for 96 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. Gentry had seven carries for 49 yards and three catches for 30 yards. Fisher had a 32-yard touchdown catch.

1981 SMU (10-1, No. 5)

QB Lance McIlhenny

RB Eric Dickerson

RB Craig James

McIlhenny threw for 1,066 yards, completing 67 of 155 with seven interceptions and 10 TDs. Dickerson had 255 carries for 1,428 yards (5.6) with 19 TDs. James had 233 carries for 1,147 yards (4.9) with nine touchdowns.

• No. 13 SMU 27, A&M 7: Dickerson ran for 123 yards on 21 carries with three touchdowns. McIlhenny completed 6 of 16 for 108 yards and rushed for 38 yards on 15 carries. A&M quarterback Gary Kubiak threw for 257 yards.

1983 SMU (11-0-1, No. 2)

QB Lance McIlhenny

RB Reggie Dupard

TE Ricky Bolden

McIlhenny threw for 1,233 yards on 77 of 162 with 11 TDs and three interceptions. Dupard had 197 carries for 1,249 yards (6.3) with nine touchdowns. Bolden had eight receptions for 74 yards with four touchdowns.

• No. 10 SMU 10, A&M 7: SMU stopped A&M three times inside the 1 in the fourth quarter. The Mustangs took the lead near the end of the third quarter on a 28-yard touchdown pass from McIlhenny to Marquis Pleasant. McIlhenny was only 4-of-11 passing for 63 yards with an interception. Dupard rushed for 123 yards on 30 carries.

1984 TCU (8-4)

RB Kenneth Davis*

WR James Maness

TE Dan Sharp

Davis had 211 carries for 1,611 yards (7.6) with 15 TDs and 13 receptions for 200 yards (15.4). Maness had 40 receptions for 871 yards (21.8) with four touchdowns. Sharp had 42 receptions for 596 yards (14.2) with seven touchdowns.

• A&M 35, No. 17 TCU 21: A&M’s Anthony Toney rushed for 97 yards on 18 carries with two touchdowns and James Flowers scored on a 53-yard interception return. Davis had 141 yards on 21 carries with a touchdown and Sharp had four receptions for 74 yards with a touchdown and Maness had six receptions for 136 yards.

1989 HOUSTON

(9-2, No. 14)

QB Andre Ware#

WR Manny Hazard*

RB Chuck Weatherspoon*

Ware threw for 4,699 yards by completing 365 of 578 with 46 TDs and 15 interceptions. Hazard had 142 receptions for 1,689 with 22 TDs. Weatherspoon had 119 carries for 1,146 yards and 10 TDs. He added 58 receptions for 735 and two touchdowns.

• A&M 17, No. 8 Houston 13: Ware was 28-of-52 passing for 247 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions. Weatherspoon had 147 yards rushing on 17 carries with a touchdown and three receptions for 47 yards. Hazard had 14 catches for 101 yards. A&M’s Larry Horton, Derrick Richey and Kevin Smith had the interceptions as UH managed only 369 yards. A&M overcame six turnovers by sacking Ware six times from a base defense using six linebackers, led by William Thomas who had 3.5 sacks. Current A&M defensive ends coach Terry Price had a tackle and quarterback pressure for the Aggies.

1994 TCU (7-5)

TE Brian Collins

TB Andre Davis

QB Max Knake

Collins had 32 receptions with 369 yards (11.5) with seven touchdowns. Davis had 260 carries for 1,494 yards (5.7) with four touchdowns and seven touchdowns. He added 47 receptions for 522 yards (11.1) with three touchdowns. Knake passed for 2,624 on 184 of 316 with 24 TDs and seven interceptions.

• No. 9 A&M 34, TCU 17: A&M’s Leeland McElroy rushed for 83 yards on 13 carries and scored twice. Corey Pullig completed 16 of 28 for 224 yards and a touchdown. TCU’s Davis had 119 yards on 33 carries with a touchdown. Knake completed 13 of 28 for 220 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions. Collins had two catches for 10 yards.

1995 TEXAS

(10-2-1, No. 14)

TE Pat Fitzgerald*

WR Mike Adams

QB James Brown

RB Shon Mitchell

Brown completed 163 of 322 for 2,447 yards with 19 TDs and 12 interceptions. He added 136 yards rushing on 66 carries with a touchdown. Mitchell rushed for 1,099 yards on 176 carries (6.2) with 20 TDs. Fitzgerald had 30 receptions for 445 yards (14.8) with eight TDs.

• No. 6 Texas 16, No. 16 A&M 6: Brown was 12-of-29 passing for 147 yards with no touchdowns and an interception. He had four carries for minus 16 yards. Mitchell had 19 carries for 89 yards with a 6-yard reception. Adams had five catches for 53 yards. Fitzgerald had two catches for 13 yards.

1999 TEXAS (9-5, No. 21)

WR Kwame Cavil*

QB Major Applewhite

RB Hodges Mitchell

Cavil had 100 receptions for 1,188 yards (11.6) with six touchdowns. Applewhite threw 3,357 yards on 271 of 467 with 21 TDs and nine interceptions. Mitchell had 256 carries for 1,343 yards (5.2) with nine touchdowns and 32 receptions for 343 yards (10.7) with a touchdown.

• No. 17 A&M 20, No. 5 Texas 10: A&M linebacker Brian Gamble recovered a fumble with 23 seconds left for the victory before a record-setting 82,128 fans. The Aggies held Texas to 272 yards, forcing three turnovers in the game played in the wake of the Bonfire tragedy that killed 12. Mitchell rushed for 102 yards and a TD on 24 carries. Applewhite completed 5 of 11 for 53 yards in relief of freshman Chris Simms. Cavil had 10 catches for 82 yards.

2004 OKLAHOMA

(12-1, No. 3)

RB Adrian Peterson*

WR Mark Clayton*

QB Jason White

Peterson had 339 carries for 1,925 yards (5.7) with 15 touchdowns and five receptions for 12 yards. Clayton had 66 receptions for 876 yards (13.3) with eight touchdowns. White completed 255 of 390 for 3,205 yards with 35 touchdowns and nine interceptions.

• No. 2 Oklahoma 42, No. 22 A&M 35: White, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, threw for five touchdowns on 19-of-35 passing for 292 yards. Peterson had 101 yards rushing on 29 carries with a touchdown and Clayton had 102 yards on six receptions.

2008 OKLAHOMA

(12-2, No. 5)

QB Sam Bradford#

TE Jermaine Gresham*

FB Matt Clapp

RB DeMarco Murray

Bradford completed 328 of 483 for 4,720 yards with 50 TDs and eight interceptions. Gresham had 66 catches for 950 yards (14.4) with 14 TDs. Murray had 179 carries for 1,002 yards (5.6) and 14 TDs and 31 receptions for 395 yards and four touchdowns. Clapp had seven carries for 21 yards and nine receptions for 92 yards with three TDs.

• No. 6 Oklahoma 66, A&M 28: Bradford threw for 320 yards on 22 of 33 with four touchdowns to four different receivers as OU set a single-game scoring record for a Kyle Field opponent. Gresham had two catches for 34 yards. Clapp had two catches for 37 yards with a touchdown. Murray had 123 yards on seven carries and seven catches for 63 yards with a touchdown.

This article originally ran on theeagle.com.

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