1942 Texas Longhorns football team

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1942 Texas Longhorns football
Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
Southwest Conference Champions
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
AP #11
1942 record 9-2 (5-1 SWC)
Head coach Dana X. Bible
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 40,500)
Seasons
« 1941 1943 »
1942 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Texas $ 5 1 0     9 2 0
Rice 4 1 1     7 2 1
TCU 4 2 0     7 3 0
Baylor 3 2 1     6 4 1
Texas A&M 2 3 1     4 5 1
SMU 1 4 1     3 6 2
Arkansas 0 6 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1942 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1942 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 19 Corpus Christi Naval Air Station* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 40–0  
September 26 Kansas State* Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 64–0  
October 3 at Northwestern* Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 0–3  
October 10 vs. Oklahoma* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) W 7–0  
October 17 at Arkansas #20 Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) W 47–6  
October 25 at Rice #15 Rice FieldHouston, Texas W 12–7  
October 31 SMU #17 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 21–7  
November 7 Baylor #14 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 20–0  
November 14 at TCU #8 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX L 7–13  
November 26 Texas A&M #18 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 12–6  
January 1, 1943 vs. #5 Georgia Tech* #11 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) W 14–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Jack Freeman, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player
  • Roy McKay, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player
  • Stanley Mauldin, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player

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