1971 Texas Longhorns football team

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1971 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Southwest Conference Champions
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches #12
AP #18
1971 record 8–3 (6–1 SWC)
Head coach Darrell Royal
Offensive coordinator Emory Bellard
Defensive coordinator Mike Campbell
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
« 1970 1972 »

The 1971 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1971 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 18 3:30 PM at UCLA* #3 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA ABC W 28–10   36,504
September 25 4:00 PM Texas Tech #3 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Rivalry) W 28–0   76,639
October 2 4:00 PM Oregon* #3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 35–7   66,500
October 9 2:00 PM vs. #9 Oklahoma* #3 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) CBS L 27–48   73,580
October 16 3:00 PM at #16 Arkansas #10 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR (Rivalry) ABC L 7–31   54,446
October 23 2:00 PM Rice #16 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 39–10   61,000
October 30 2:00 PM at SMU #14 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 22–18   40,551
November 6 2:00 PM Baylor #15 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 24–0   54,500
November 13 2:00 PM TCU #13 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 31–0   63,500
November 25 1:30 PM at Texas A&M #12 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 34–14   53,000
January 1 1:00 PM vs. #10 Penn State* #12 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS L 6–30   72,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Oregon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 0 0 0 7 7
Texas 7 7 7 14 35

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Oregon overpowered by Longhorns, 35-7." Eugene Register-Guard. Oct 3, 1971