1974 Texas Longhorns football team

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1974 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Gator Bowl vs. Auburn, L 3–27
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
AP #17
1974 record 8–4 (5–2 SWC)
Head coach Darrell Royal
Offensive coordinator Fred Akers
Defensive coordinator Mike Campbell
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
« 1973 1975 »

The 1974 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1974 college football season.

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The Longhorns finished the regular season with an 8-3 record and lost to Auburn in the 1974 Gator Bowl.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 14 6:30 PM at Boston College* #10 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA W 42-19   32,227
September 21 7:00 PM Wyoming* #9 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 34-7   52,800
September 28 1:00 PM at Texas Tech #6 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) ABC L 3-26   51,082
October 5 7:00 PM Washington* #19 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 35-21   50,250
October 12 2:00 PM vs. #2 Oklahoma* #17 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) L 13-16   72,032
October 19 2:00 PM Arkansas #16 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 38-7   66,700
October 26 7:30 PM at Rice #13 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 27-6   56,500
November 2 2:00 PM SMU #12 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 35-15   58,500
November 9 2:00 PM at Baylor #12 Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 24-34   48,300
November 16 2:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 81-16   30,000
November 29 12:00 PM #8 Texas A&M #17 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 32-3   77,584
December 30 7:00 PM vs. #6 Auburn* #11 Gator BowlJacksonville, FL (1974 Gator Bowl) ABC L 3-27   63,811
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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