SAN ANTONIO, SEPTEMBER 16, 2006 –The AT&T Corps Classic featuring Texas A&M vs. Army drew a sellout crowd of 64,583 to the Alamodome today. The attendance is a record-setting mark for a regular season college football game at the Alamodome and ranks as the eighth largest sports crowd in Alamodome history. The AT&T Corps Classic is the first in a ?home and home? series between the teams, with the second game scheduled in College Station in 2008. The game was Army?s home game and their first game in San Antonio. Texas A&M has five Alamodome appearances (two regular season games, two Alamo Bowls and one Big 12 Championship) of which only their regular season match-up against SMU in 1994 did not sell out. Texas A&M?s attendance history at the Alamodome and their opponents are as follows: ? 65,380, SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl, Dec. 28, 1999 (Penn State vs. Texas A&M) ? 64,824, Big 12 Championship game, Dec. 6, 1997 (Texas A&M vs. Nebraska) ? 64,597, Builders Square Alamo Bowl, Dec. 28, 1995 (Michigan vs. Texas A&M) ? 64,583, AT&T Corps Classic, Sept. 16, 2006 (Texas A&M vs. Army) ? 51,056, Texas A&M vs. SMU, October 29, 1994 The top 10 Alamodome football crowds of all-time are now as follows: 1. 65,562, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons, Oct. 16, 2005 2. 65,380, SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl, Dec. 28, 1999 (Penn State vs. Texas A&M) 3. 65,265, MasterCard Alamo Bowl, Dec. 29, 2004 (Ohio State vs. Oklahoma State) 4. 65,232, SYLVANIA Alamo Bowl, Dec. 29, 2001 (Texas Tech vs. Iowa) 5. 65,035, Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship, Dec. 4, 1999 (Nebraska vs. Texas) 6. 64,824, Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship, Dec. 6, 1997 (Nebraska vs. Texas A&M) 7. 64,597, Builders Square Alamo Bowl, Dec. 28, 1995 (Michigan vs. Texas A&M) 8. 64,583, AT&T Corps Classic, Sept. 16, 2006 (Texas A&M vs. Army) 9. 63,747, New Orleans Saints vs. Detroit Lions, Dec. 24, 2005 10. 63,285, Dallas Cowboys vs. Houston Oilers (NFL Preseason Game) Aug. 21, 1993 The AT&T Corps Classic provided an estimated $9 million direct economic impact to San Antonio based on the estimated 32,000 out-of-town visitors who attended the game. Including today?s AT&T Corps Classic, the Alamodome will host four college football games with 60,000+ average attendances over the next 15 months. The other games are the 2006 and 2007 Alamo Bowls and the Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship on December 1, 2007. ?AB?
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