1901 Texas Longhorns football team

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1901 Texas Longhorns football
UT&T text logo.svg
ConferenceIndependent
1901 record8–2–1
Head coachSamuel Huston Thompson (2nd season)
Home stadiumVarsity Athletic Field
Seasons
← 1900
1902 →

The 1901 Texas Longhorns football team was an American football team that represented the University of Texas as an independent during the 1901 college football season. In its second year under head coach Samuel Huston Thompson, the team compiled an 8–2–1 record, shut out seven opponents, and outscored opponents by a collective total of 153 to 71.[1][2] The team played its home games at Varsity Athletic Field on the school's campus in Austin, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 7Houston Athletic Association*W 32–0[3][4]
October 12Nashville*
T 5–5[5]
October 19Oklahoma*
  • Varsity Athletic Field
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 12–6[6]
October 26vs. Texas A&M*San Antonio, TX (rivalry)W 17–0[7]
October 29at Baylor*Waco, TXW 23–0[8]
November 9Dallas A. C.*
  • Varsity Athletic Field
  • Austin, TX
W 10–0[9]
November 16at Missouri*W 11–0[10]
November 20at Kirksville Osteopaths*Kirksville, MOL 0–48[11]
November 23at Kansas*L 0–12600[12]
November 25Oklahoma*W 11–0[13]
November 28Texas A&M*
  • Varsity Athletic Field
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 34–0[14]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 Texas Football Record Book" (PDF). University of Texas. p. 78. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "Texas Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  3. ^ "Varsity Wins From Houston". The San Antonio Daily Express. October 8, 1901. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "The 'Varsity Eleven Win Their First Game By 29 to 0". The Austin Daily Statesman. October 8, 1901. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "The Great Football Game: Texas and Tennessee Play a Tie Game on the Dallas Gridiron". The Austin Daily Statesman. October 13, 1901. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Territory Giants Defeated: After a Desperate Struggle 'Varsity Won the Battle by a Score of 12 to 6". The Austin Daily Statesman. October 20, 1901. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "A. & M. College Didn't Score: University Won Easily From A. & M. -- Score 17 to 0". Austin Daily Statesman. October 27, 1901. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "'Varsity, 23; Baylor, 0". The San Antonio Daily Express. October 30, 1901. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Boys Played a Listless Game: 'Varsity Won From Dallas Eleven by a Score of 10 to 2". Austin Daily Statesman. November 10, 1901. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Tigers' Colors Are Lowered Once More". The St. Louis Republic. November 17, 1901. p. 24 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Kirksville 48; Texas 0". Topeka State Journal. November 21, 1901. p. 2 – via Newspaperscom.
  12. ^ "Kansans In Clean Football Defeated The Texas Players". The Topeka Daily Capital. November 24, 1901. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  13. ^ "Texas Won A Game: Downed Oklahoma Territory Students in a Hard Fought Contest". Houston Daily Post. November 26, 1901. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com.
  14. ^ "The Visitors Did Not Score: 'Varsity Won Easily From A. & M. By a Score of 34 to 0". Austin Daily Statesman. November 29, 1901. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com.