The Hurricane Game OCTOBER 20, 1956 TEXAS A&M 7 TEXAS CHRISTIAN 6
They called them the Junction Boys. They were about as unimposing and lackluster a bunch of ragamuffins as you'd ever hope to see on a college football squad. Yet they become the pride of Coach Paul (Bear) Bryant. Whenever the Bear discussed his teams, in an illustrious career that spanned tenures at Maryland, Kentucky, Texas A&M and Alabama, he always held up his Texas Aggie teams of 1954, 1955 and 1956 as his favorites.
"They weren't much to look at," Bryant, recalling his first look at the team that greeted him in spring practice in 1954. "They weren't
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Publication information: Book title: Football; the Greatest Moments in the Southwest Conference. Contributors: Will Grimsley - Author. Publisher: Little-Brown. Place of publication: Boston. Publication year: 1968. Page number: 89.