1985 Texas Longhorns football team

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1985 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Bluebonnet Bowl vs. Air Force, L 16–24
Conference Southwest Conference
1985 record 8-4 (6-2 SWC)
Head coach Fred Akers
Offensive coordinator Ron Toman
Defensive coordinator David McWilliams
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
« 1984 1986 »
1985 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Texas A&M 7 1 0     10 2 0
#12 Arkansas 6 2 0     10 2 0
#17 Baylor 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas 6 2 0     8 4 0
SMU 5 3 0     6 5 0
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
Texas Tech 1 7 0     4 7 0
TCU 0 8 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

The Longhorns finished the regular season with an 8-3 record and lost to the Air Force Falcons in the 1985 Bluebonnet Bowl.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 7:00 PM Missouri* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 21-17   76,437
September 28 2:30 PM at Stanford* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA CBS W 38-34   53,000
October 5 7:00 PM Rice #20 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 44-16   69,471
October 12 12:00 PM vs. #2 Oklahoma* #17 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) HSE L 7-14   75,587
October 19 2:30 PM at #4 Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR (Rivalry) ABC W 15-13   53,212
October 26 2:00 PM at SMU #19 Texas StadiumIrving, TX L 14-44   56,874
November 2 12:00 PM Texas Tech Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) Raycom W 34-21   65,137
November 9 12:00 PM at Houston AstrodomeHouston, TX Raycom W 34-24   35,821
November 16 1:00 PM TCU Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 20-0   66,397
November 23 12:00 PM #15 Baylor Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX Raycom W 17-10   78,912
November 28 7:00 PM at #15 Texas A&M #18 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) ESPN L 10-42   77,607
December 31 1:30 PM vs. #11 Air Force* AstrodomeHouston, TX (Bluebonnet Bowl) Raycom L 16-24   42,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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