Kyle Field capacity: The 5 biggest crowds in Texas A&M football history

What were the five highest-attended games Texas A&M football has ever seen, and how did the Aggies do?

Oct 29, 2016; College Station, TX, USA;  A view of the exterior of Kyle Field before the Texas
Oct 29, 2016; College Station, TX, USA; A view of the exterior of Kyle Field before the Texas / Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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532. gdasfgd. No. 14. Attendance: 110,633. No. 3. 535. . MISS def. TAMU 35-20. October 11, 2014

Yes, this is somehow number one.

As I stood in the stands during the aforementioned Auburn game, I was hoping against hope that it would dethrone this game as the highest-attended in the stadium’s history. It didn't, of course, and now with very recent renovations to the south end zone, we may have passed our last best chance for this ignominious contest to be toppled from the top spot.

This game took place in the season I mentioned in the opening slide: mid-renovation, higher seating capacity, etc. This was the game that everyone had targeted to show up and show out. It did not go well.

The 2014 team seemed to be rolling. A blowout win over a then-top-10 South Carolina (finished 7-6) started off the year. Several non-conference contests, including one at SMU, came next, before the first time that the Southwest Classic returned to Jerryworld since both teams were in the same conference. This one went to overtime after some late-game heroics from Josh Reynolds and Kenny Hill (not to mention Ed Pope), and a slant to Malcome Kennedy iced things.

Of course, the following week showed all that to be fool’s gold. Losing 48-31 in Starkville (and it really wasn’t that close) to Dak Prescott and company should have been a wakeup call, but a lot of us wrote it off as a fluky early kick in a strange, cowbell-infested venue. Later that same day, Ole Miss took down Bama.

This game was only one week later. I could be wrong, but I remember the Aggies even being favored here. The next week was the fateful trip to Tuscaloosa, and we all know how that one went. 2014 was a weird year.

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