1957 Texas Longhorns football team

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1957 Texas Longhorns football
Sugar Bowl, L 7–39 vs. Ole Miss
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 11
AP No. 11
1957 record 6–4–1 (4–1–1 SWC)
Head coach Darrell Royal
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,130)
Seasons
« 1956 1958 »
1957 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Rice $ 5 1 0     7 4 0
#11 Texas 4 1 1     6 4 1
#9 Texas A&M 4 2 0     8 3 0
SMU 3 3 0     4 5 1
Arkansas 2 4 0     6 4 0
TCU 2 4 0     5 4 1
Baylor 0 5 1     3 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1957 college football season. This was the first year as head coach for future Hall of Fame coach, Darrell Royal.[1] On Thanksgiving Day, Texas upset #4 Texas A&M, led Heisman Trophy winner John David Crow, at Kyle Field, 9–7.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 21 at Georgia* Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 26–7   33,000
September 28 Tulane* No. 13 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 20–6   35,000
October 5 South Carolina* No. 20 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 21–27   37,000
October 12 vs. No. 1 Oklahoma* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) L 7–21   75,504
October 19 at No. 10 Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR (Rivalry) W 17–0   27,000
October 26 No. 13 Rice No. 19 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 19–14   48,000
November 2 at SMU No. 13 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 12–19   42,000
November 9 Baylor Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX T 7–7   37,000
November 16 No. 17 TCU Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 14–2   30,000
November 28 at No. 4 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 9–7   42,000
January 1 vs. No. 7 Ole Miss* No. 11 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) L 7–39   79,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texas Rips Georgia Easily". The Sunday News Journal, via Google News. Daytona Beach, Florida. Associated Press. September 22, 1957. 
  2. ^ "Texas Knocks Aggies Out of Title Race". The Milwaukee Journal, via Google News. November 29, 1957.