1982 Texas Longhorns football team

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1982 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Sun Bowl vs. North Carolina, L 10–26
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches #18
AP #17
1982 record 9–3 (7–1 SWC)
Head coach Fred Akers
Offensive coordinator Ron Toman
Defensive coordinator David McWilliams
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
« 1981 1983 »
1982 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 SMU 7 0 1     11 0 1
#17 Texas 7 1 0     9 3 0
#9 Arkansas 5 2 1     9 2 1
Houston 4 3 1     5 5 1
Baylor 3 4 1     4 6 1
Texas A&M 3 5 0     5 6 0
Texas Tech 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 2 6 0     3 8 0
Rice 0 8 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 9-2 record and lost to North Carolina in the 1982 Sun Bowl.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 18 7:00 PM Utah* #18 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 21-12   70,158
September 25 7:00 PM Missouri* #17 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 21-0   76,438
October 2 7:30 PM at Rice #15 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 34-7   50,000
October 9 2:00 PM vs. Oklahoma* #13 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) CBS L 22-28   75,587
October 23 2:30 PM #4 SMU #19 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX CBS L 17-30   80,157
October 30 2:00 PM at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) W 27-0   52,041
November 6 1:00 PM Houston Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 50-0   76,657
November 13 2:00 PM at TCU #20 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 38-21   22,468
November 20 2:00 PM at Baylor #17 Baylor StadiumWaco, TX W 31-23   38,000
November 25 1:00 PM Texas A&M #14 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 53-16   72,368
December 4 2:30 PM #6 Arkansas #12 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 33-7   67,903
December 25 2:00 PM vs. North Carolina* #8 Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS L 10-26   31,359
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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