1980 Texas Longhorns football team

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1980 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Conference Southwest Conference
1980 record 7-5 (4-4 SWC)
Head coach Fred Akers
Offensive coordinator Leon Manley
Defensive coordinator Leon Fuller
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
« 1979 1981 »
1980 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#14 Baylor 8 0 0     10 2 0
#20 SMU 5 3 0     8 4 0
Houston 5 3 0     7 5 0
Texas 4 4 0     7 5 0
Rice 4 4 0     5 6 0
Arkansas 3 5 0     7 5 0
Texas Tech 3 5 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 1 7 1     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 7-4 record and lost to North Carolina in the 1980 Astro–Bluebonnet Bowl.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 8:00 PM #6 Arkansas #10 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 23-17   70,000
September 20 7:00 PM Utah State* #7 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 35-17   63,000
September 27 7:00 PM Oregon State* #7 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 35-0   60,381
October 4 7:30 PM at Rice #5 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 41-28   63,163
October 11 11:30 AM vs. #12 Oklahoma* #3 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC W 20-13   72,032
October 25 1:00 PM SMU #2 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX ABC L 6-20   73,535
November 1 2:00 PM at Texas Tech #12 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) L 20-24   50,132
November 8 1:00 PM Houston Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 15-13   79,154
November 15 2:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 51-26   20,569
November 22 2:00 PM at #11 Baylor #20 Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 0-16   48,500
November 29 1:00 PM Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) L 14-24   72,537
December 31 7:00 PM vs. #13 North Carolina* AstrodomeHouston, TX (Astro–Bluebonnet Bowl) Mizlou L 7-16   36,669
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Oregon State[edit]

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


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