1951 Texas Longhorns football team

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1951 Texas Longhorns football
Conference Southwest Conference
1951 record 7-3 (3-3 SWC)
Head coach Ed Price
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,130)
Seasons
« 1950 1952 »
1951 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 TCU $ 5 1 0     6 5 0
#9 Baylor 4 1 1     8 2 1
Texas 3 3 0     7 3 0
Rice 3 3 0     5 5 0
Texas A&M 1 3 2     5 3 2
Arkansas 2 4 0     5 5 0
SMU 1 4 1     3 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas in the 1951 college football season. The November 10 win by the Baylor Bears would be their last victory in Austin until November 25, 1989.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 22 No. 6 Kentucky* No. 11 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 7–6   47,000
September 29 at Purdue* No. 11 Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 14–0   31,000
October 6 North Carolina* No. 6 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 45–20   32,000
October 13 vs. Oklahoma* No. 6 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) W 9–7   75,347
October 20 at Arkansas No. 4 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR (Rivalry) L 14–16   18,000
October 27 Rice No. 10 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 14–6   50,000
November 3 at SMU No. 12 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 20–13   72,000
November 10 No. 16 Baylor No. 10 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 6–18   58,000
November 17 No. 13 TCU No. 15 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 32–21   55,000
November 29 at Texas A&M No. 16 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) L 21– 22   40,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Awards and honors[edit]