1945 Texas Longhorns football team

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1945 Texas Longhorns football
Southwest Conference champion
Cotton Bowl Classic champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
AP No. 10
1945 record 10–1 (5–1 SWC)
Head coach Dana X. Bible (9th year)
Home stadium War Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 40,500)
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Texas $ 5 1 0     10 1 0
SMU 4 2 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 3 3 0     6 4 0
TCU 3 3 0     5 5 0
Rice 3 3 0     5 6 0
Baylor 2 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 1 5 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1945 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22 Bergstrom Field* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 13–7  
September 29 Southwestern* Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 46–0  
October 6 Texas Tech* Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 33–0  
October 13 vs. Oklahoma* No. 10 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) W 12–7  
October 20 at Arkansas No. 10 Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) W 34–7  
October 27 Rice No. 9 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 6–7  
November 3 at SMU No. 19 Dallas, TX W 12–7  
November 10 Baylor No. 17 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 21–14  
November 17 TCU No. 17 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 20–0  
November 29 at Texas A&M No. 10 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 20–10  
January 1, 1946 vs. Missouri* No. 10 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) W 40–27  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Hub Bechtol, End, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player
  • Bobby Layne, Back, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player
  • Hub Bechtol, Consensus All-American[2]

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