1950 Texas Longhorns football team

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1950 Texas Longhorns football
Southwest Conference champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 2
AP No. 3
1950 record 9–2 (6–0 SWC)
Head coach Blair Cherry (4th season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,130)
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Texas $ 6 0 0     9 2 0
Baylor 4 2 0     7 3 0
Texas A&M 3 3 0     7 4 0
TCU 3 3 0     5 5 0
Rice 2 4 0     6 4 0
SMU 2 4 0     6 4 0
Arkansas 1 5 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas in the 1950 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 23 at Texas Tech* No. 5 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) W 28–14   19,500
September 30 Purdue* No. 5 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 34–26   40,000
October 14 vs. No. 3 Oklahoma* No. 4 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) L 13–14   75,346
October 21 Arkansas No. 7 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 19–14   40,000
October 28 at Rice No. 7 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 35–7   70,000
November 4 No. 1 SMU No. 7 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 23–20   65,498
November 11 at Baylor No. 5 Baylor StadiumWaco, TX W 27–20   35,000
November 18 at TCU No. 6 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 21–7   30,000
November 30 Texas A&M No. 3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 17–0   68,000
December 9 LSU* No. 3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 21–6   35,000
January 1 vs. No. 4 Tennessee* No. 3 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) L 14-20   75,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Bud McFadin, Guard, Cotton Bowl Classic Co-Most Valuable Player
  • Bud McFadin, Consensus All-American[1]

References[edit]