1954 Texas Longhorns football team

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1954 Texas Longhorns football
Conference Southwest Conference
1954 record 4–5–1 (2–3–1 SWC)
Head coach Ed Price (4th season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,130)
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Arkansas $ 5 1 0     8 3 0
SMU 4 1 1     6 3 1
No. 19 Rice 4 2 0     7 3 0
No. 18 Baylor 4 2 0     7 4 0
Texas 2 3 1     4 5 1
TCU 1 5 0     4 6 0
Texas A&M 0 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1954 college football season. On October 2, 1954, Duke Washington became the first African-American to play in Memorial Stadium. Washington scored on a 73-yard run in the second quarter, but Texas won the game, 40–14.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 18 LSU* No. 4 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 20–6   36,000
September 25 at No. 2 Notre Dame* No. 4 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN L 0–21   57,594
October 2 Washington State* No. 12 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 40–14   27,000
October 9 vs. No. 1 Oklahoma* No. 15 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) L 7–14   76,204
October 16 No. 12 Arkansas Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) L 7–20   42,000
October 23 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 7–13   70,500
October 30 No. 18 SMU Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX T 13–13   50,000
November 6 at No. 20 Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 7–13   32,000
November 13 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 35–34   37,000
November 25 Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 22–13   58,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dettmer, David (23 April 2012). "The past and present meet at Texas".