1966 Texas Longhorns football team

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1966 Texas Longhorns football
Bluebonnet Bowl Champions
Conference Southwest Conference
1966 record 7–4 (5–2 SWC)
Head coach Darrell Royal
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,130)
Seasons
« 1965 1967 »
1966 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 SMU $ 6 1 0     8 3 0
Arkansas 5 2 0     8 2 0
Texas 5 2 0     7 4 0
Texas A&M 4 3 0     4 5 1
Baylor 3 4 0     5 5 0
Texas Tech 2 5 0     4 6 0
TCU 2 5 0     2 8 0
Rice 1 6 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1966 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 17 No. 9 USC* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 6-10   50,000
September 24 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) W 31–21   50,167
October 1 Indiana* Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN W 35–0   56,000
October 8 2:00 PM vs. Oklahoma* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) CBS L 9-18   75,504
October 15 Arkansas Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) L 7-12   65,000
October 22 Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 14-6   60,000
October 29 SMU Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 12-13   58,500
November 5 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX W 26-14   33,000
November 12 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 13-3   35,000
November 24 2:00 PM Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 22-14   65,500
December 17 vs. Ole Miss* Rice Stadium • Houston, TX (Bluebonnet Bowl) W 19-0   67,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

USC[edit]

Texas Tech[edit]

Gregg Lott opened the contest with a 88-yard kickoff return for a touchdown while sophomore quarterback Bill Bradley also starred, hitting an 80-yard quick kick that stopped just short of the Tech goal line.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website of the Texas Longhorns – Texas Football. MackBrown-TexasFootball.com. Retrieved on June 13, 2011.
  2. ^ Eugene-Register Guard. 1966 Sept 25.