1940 Texas Longhorns football team

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1940 Texas Longhorns football
Conference Southwest Conference
1940 record 8-2 (4-2 SWC)
Head coach Dana X. Bible
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 40,500)
Seasons
« 1939 1941 »
1940 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Texas A&M $ 5 1 0     9 1 0
#16 SMU 5 1 0     8 1 1
Texas 4 2 0     8 2 0
Rice 4 2 0     7 3 0
TCU 2 4 0     3 7 0
Arkansas 1 5 0     4 6 0
Baylor 0 6 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1940 college football season.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 28 Colorado* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 39–7  
October 5 at Indiana* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 13–6  
October 12 vs. Oklahoma* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) W 19–16  
October 19 at Arkansas #14 Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry) W 21–0  
October 26 at Rice #21 Rice FieldHouston, Texas L 0–13  
November 2 SMU Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 13–21  
November 9 Baylor Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 13–0  
November 16 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 21–14  
November 28 Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 7–0  
December 7 at Florida* Florida FieldGainesville, FL W 26–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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