1999 Texas Longhorns football team

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1999 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Big 12 South Champions
Conference Big 12 Conference
South Division
Ranking
Coaches #23
AP #21
1999 record 9–5 (6–2 Big 12)
Head coach Mack Brown
Offensive coordinator Greg Davis
Defensive coordinator Carl Reese
Home stadium Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 80,092)
Seasons
« 1998 2000 »
1999 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#3 Nebraska xy   7 1         12 1  
#6 Kansas State x   7 1         11 1  
Colorado   5 3         7 5  
Kansas   3 5         5 7  
Iowa State   1 7         4 7  
Missouri   1 7         4 7  
South
#21 Texas xy   6 2         9 5  
#23 Texas A&M   5 3         8 4  
Oklahoma   5 3         7 5  
Texas Tech   5 3         6 5  
Oklahoma State   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   0 8         1 10  
Championship: Nebraska 22, Texas 6
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were represented in the Big 12 Conference in the South Division. They played their home games at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. The team was coached by head coach Mack Brown.

Schedule[edit]

The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 9–3 record and won the Big 12 South Championship. During the regular season, Texas upset #3 Nebraska in Austin, TX. However, they lost a re-match with the Big 12 North Champions, Nebraska in the 1999 Big 12 Championship Game, 22–6. They were also defeated by former arch-rival Arkansas in the 2000 Cotton Bowl Classic, 27–6.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 7:30 PM NC State* #17 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (BCA Classic) ESPN2 L 20–23   82,252
September 4 11:00 AM Stanford* Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX ABC W 69–17   80,654
September 11 7:00 PM at Rutgers* Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN2 W 38–21   41,511
September 18 6:00 PM Rice* Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX PPV W 18–13   82,084
September 25 6:00 PM at Baylor #22 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 62–0   41,784
October 2 2:30 PM #12 Kansas State #15 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX ABC L 17–35   83,082
October 9 2:30 PM vs. Oklahoma #23 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC W 38–28   75,587
October 23 2:30 PM #3 Nebraska #18 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX ABC W 24–20   84,082
October 30 11:30 AM at Iowa State #12 Jack Trice StadiumAmes, IA FSN W 44–41   37,218
November 6 1:30 PM at Oklahoma State #11 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 34–21   44,025
November 13 6:00 PM Texas Tech #10 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs) FSN W 58–7   83,882
November 26 10:00 AM at #24 Texas A&M #7 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) ABC L 16–20   86,128
December 4 7:00 PM vs. #3 Nebraska #12 AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX (Big 12 Championship Game) ABC L 6–22   65,035
January 1 10:00 AM vs. #24 Arkansas* #14 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) FOX L 6–27   72,723
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Texas Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas Tech 0 0 0 7 7
• Texas 7 14 17 20 58

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