Jim Forgason

Jim Forgason was among the defensive stars on the 1923 team.

Captain and quarterback T.L. Miller broke a leg and was lost before the season. The Aggies were picked to win the conference with an offense led by the running of Fay Wilson and the passing of E. King Gill, along with a defensive unit led by Bull Johnson, Jack Evans and Jim Forgason. They won their first two games over Tarleton State and Trinity in shutout fashion. Against Southwestern, Johnson recovered a fumble and returned it for a touchdown as the Aggies won, 13-0. Wilson scored a touchdown as A&M defeated Sewanee, 14-0, in Dallas. After a blowout of Arkansas Tech, A&M looked forward to conference play. Wilson had a punt blocked in the second quarter against SMU and the Mustangs capitalized, winning 10-0 and ruining A&M's unblemished season. In the Cotton Palace Contest, Baylor and A&M played to a scoreless tie. The following week, the team missed an extra point and fell to Rice, 7-6. Coach Dana X. Bible was awarded a five-year contract extension after the game. UT invaded Kyle Field for the annual Thanksgiving clash, sporting an undefeated record. The Horns scored after Aggie returner Clem Pinson fumbled a punt in A&M's own territory. Texas prevailed, 6-0. It was the first time A&M lost to Texas on Kyle Field. The team finished the season 5-3-1, unable to capture a victory in their final four games.

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