1972 Texas Longhorns football team

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1972 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Southwest Conference champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 5
AP No. 3
1972 record 10–1 (7–0 SWC)
Head coach Darrell Royal
Offensive coordinator Fred Akers
Defensive coordinator Mike Campbell
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Texas $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     8 4 0
SMU 4 3 0     7 4 0
Arkansas 3 4 0     6 5 0
Rice 3 4 0     5 5 1
Baylor 3 4 0     5 6 0
TCU 2 5 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 2 5 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1972 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1972 college football season. The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 9–1 record and defeated Alabama in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 23 Miami* No. 14 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 23–10   62,000
September 30 7:30 PM at Texas Tech No. 12 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) W 25–20   52,187
October 7 7:30 PM Utah State* No. 9 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 27–12   58,122
October 14 2:50 PM vs. No. 2 Oklahoma* No. 10 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC L 0–27   72,030
October 21 No. 17 Arkansas No. 14 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 35–15   80,844
October 28 7:30 PM at Rice No. 10 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 45–9   65,000
November 4 2:00 PM SMU No. 9 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 17–9   72,500
November 11 2:00 PM at Baylor No. 9 Baylor StadiumWaco, TX W 17–3   48,394
November 18 2:00 PM at TCU No. 7 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 27–0   33,536
November 23 8:05 PM Texas A&M No. 7 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 38–3   68,000
January 1 1:00 PM vs. No. 4 Alabama* No. 7 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS W 17–13   72,032
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of the Texas Longhorns – Texas Football". MackBrown-TexasFootball.com. 2010-01-07. Retrieved 2012-09-17.