1941 Texas Longhorns football team

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1941 Texas Longhorns football
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
AP No. 4
1941 record 8-1-1 (4-1-1 SWC)
Head coach Dana X. Bible
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 40,500)
Seasons
« 1940 1942 »
1941 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 Texas A&M $ 5 1 0     9 2 0
#4 Texas 4 1 1     8 1 1
TCU 4 1 1     7 3 1
Rice 3 2 1     6 3 1
SMU 2 4 0     5 5 0
Baylor 1 4 1     3 6 1
Arkansas 0 6 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1941 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1941 college football season.[1] On November 3, 1941, the Longhorns became the first Texas Longhorn football team to reach #1 in the AP Poll.[2] They were crowned National Champions by three different rating systems: Clyde Berryman, James Howell, and the Williamson System.[3] The 1941 National Championship is officially recognized by the NCAA.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 27 at Colorado* Colorado StadiumBoulder, CO W 34–6  
October 4 LSU* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 34–0  
October 11 vs. Oklahoma* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) W 40–7  
October 18 Arkansas No. 2 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 48–14  
October 25 Rice No. 2 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 40–0  
November 1 at No. 20 SMU No. 2 Dallas, TX W 34–0  
November 8 at Baylor No. 1 Waco StadiumWaco, TX T 7–7  
November 15 TCU No. 2 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 7–14  
November 27 at No. 2 Texas A&M No. 10 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 23–0  
December 6 Oregon* No. 4 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 71–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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