1968 Texas Longhorns football team

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1968 Texas Longhorns football
Southwest Conference co-champion
Cotton Bowl Classic champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 5
AP No. 3
1968 record 9–1–1 (6–1 SWC)
Head coach Darrell Royal (12th year)
Offensive coordinator Emory Bellard
Offensive scheme I-formation (first two games)
Wishbone (last nine games)
Defensive coordinator Mike Campbell
Base defense 4–4
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 66,397)
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Arkansas + 6 1 0     10 1 0
#3 Texas + 6 1 0     9 1 1
#14 SMU 5 2 0     8 3 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     5 3 2
Baylor 3 4 0     3 7 0
Texas A&M 2 5 0     3 7 0
TCU 2 5 0     3 7 0
Rice 0 7 0     0 9 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1968 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 7:30 PM No. 11 Houston* No. 4 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX T 20–20   66,397
September 28 7:30 PM at Texas Tech No. 6 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) L 22–31   50,167
October 5 7:30 PM Oklahoma State* Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 31–3   51,000
October 12 2:00 PM vs. Oklahoma* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) CBS W 26–20   71,938
October 19 2:00 PM No. 9 Arkansas No. 17 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 39–29   66,397
October 26 7:30 PM at Rice No. 13 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 38–14   65,000
November 2 2:00 PM No. 13 SMU No. 11 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 38–7   66,397
November 9 2:00 PM at Baylor No. 10 Baylor StadiumWaco, TX W 47–26   40,000
November 16 1:00 PM at TCU No. 8 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 47–21   40,000
November 28 2:00 PM Texas A&M No. 6 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 35–14   66,397
January 1 1:30 PM vs. No. 8 Tennessee* No. 5 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS W 36–13   72,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website of the Texas Longhorns – Texas Football. MackBrown-TexasFootball.com. Retrieved on June 13, 2011.