1984 Texas Longhorns football team

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1984 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Freedom Bowl vs. Iowa, L 17–55
Conference Southwest Conference
1984 record 7-4-1 (5-3 SWC)
Head coach Fred Akers
Offensive coordinator Ron Toman
Defensive coordinator David McWilliams
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
« 1983 1985 »
1984 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 SMU § 6 2 0     10 2 0
Houston § 6 2 0     7 5 0
TCU 5 3 0     8 4 0
Arkansas 5 3 0     7 4 1
Texas 5 3 0     7 4 1
Baylor 4 4 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 3 5 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 2 6 0     4 7 0
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 7-3-1 record and lost to Iowa in the 1984 Freedom Bowl.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 6:45 PM #11 Auburn* #4 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX ESPN W 35-27   78,348
September 29 11:00 AM vs. #4 Penn State* #2 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ Raycom W 28-3   76,883
October 6 7:00 PM at Rice #1 Rice StadiumHouston, TX HSE W 38-13   56,047
October 13 3:00 PM vs. #3 Oklahoma* #1 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC T 15-15   75,587
October 20 1:00 PM Arkansas #3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 24-18   77,809
October 27 2:30 PM #14 SMU #3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX Raycom W 13-7   80,759
November 3 2:00 PM at Texas Tech #2 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) W 13-10   50,722
November 10 11:30 AM Houston #3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 15-29   80,348
November 17 2:30 PM at #12 TCU #10 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX ABC W 44-23   47,280
November 24 11:30 AM at Baylor #6 Baylor StadiumWaco, TX Raycom L 10-24   33,500
December 1 6:45 PM Texas A&M #13 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ESPN L 12-37   81,309
December 26 7:15 PM vs. Iowa* #19 Anaheim StadiumAnaheim, CA (Freedom Bowl) Raycom L 17-55   24,093
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

#3 Oklahoma vs. #1 Texas
1 2 3 4 Total
Texas 7 3 0 5 15
Oklahoma 0 0 15 0 15



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