Texas A&M to host Arkansas in 2012

By Kevin Kelley -

Texas A&MArkansasThe Texas A&M Aggies will host the Arkansas Razorbacks in 2012, A&M athletics director Bill Byrne said on Saturday.

The schools will meet at Kyle Field on Sept. 29, 2012 and then play at Arkansas in 2013. In 2014, the game will return to Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.

Arkansas and Texas A&M first met at Cowboys Stadium in 2009 in a series that was dubbed the “Southwest Classic.” The Razorbacks won all three games: 47-19 (2009), 24-17 (2010) and 42-38 (2011). The two teams signed a 10-year contract to play the game in Arlington when Texas A&M was still a member of the Big 12.

With the Aggies entering the SEC in 2012, they wanted to move the game back to the campuses. And looking at Arkansas’ 2012 football schedule, it’s a smart move for the Hogs too.

Arkansas opens the 2012 season on Sept. 1 at home against Jacksonville State while Texas A&M travels to face Louisiana Tech in Shreveport on Aug. 30.

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4 Comments to Texas A&M to host Arkansas in 2012

  1. Root66 (Phil Key) said....

    Correct score of the 2011 Arkansas/Texas A&M score was 42-38, not 42-3 as noted above.

    February 19, 2012 at 11:38 am
  2. AgSwag12 said....

    That makes our home schedule a lot more exciting. Gig’em Ags!

    February 21, 2012 at 8:35 am
  3. Mr Chris said....

    Hogs will beat aggies, where ever they play

    March 24, 2012 at 11:26 pm