1976 Texas Longhorns football team

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1976 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Conference Southwest Conference
1976 record 5–5–1 (4–4 SWC)
Head coach Darrell Royal (20th year)
Co-offensive coordinator Don Breaux
Co-offensive coordinator Pat Patterson
Defensive coordinator Mike Campbell
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1975 1977 »
1976 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Houston § 7 1 0     10 2 0
#13 Texas Tech § 7 1 0     10 2 0
#7 Texas A&M 6 2 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 3 1
Texas 4 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 3 4 1     5 5 1
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
SMU 2 6 0     3 8 0
TCU 0 8 0     0 11 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas during the 1976 college football season. It was Darrell Royal's final year as head coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 6:30 PM Boston College* #7 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA L 13–14   30,476
September 18 7:30 PM North Texas State* #19 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 17–14   60,130
October 2 7:30 PM at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 42–15   57,000
October 9 3:00 PM vs. #3 Oklahoma* #16 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC T 6–6   70,032
October 23 7:30 PM SMU #13 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 13–12   50,000
October 30 2:30 PM at #6 Texas Tech #15 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) L 28–31   53,124
November 6 3:30 PM #19 Houston #20 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 0–30   77,809
November 13 2:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 34–7   16,523
November 20 2:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX L 10–20   45,500
November 25 7:30 PM #11 Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC L 3–27   75,000
December 4 7:00 PM Arkansas Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 29–12   49,341
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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