1976 Texas Longhorns football team

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1976 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Conference Southwest Conference
1976 record 5–5–1 (4–4 SWC)
Head coach Darrell Royal (20th year)
Co-offensive coordinator Don Breaux
Co-offensive coordinator Pat Patterson
Defensive coordinator Mike Campbell
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1975 1977 »
1976 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Houston + 7 1 0     10 2 0
#13 Texas Tech + 7 1 0     10 2 0
#7 Texas A&M 6 2 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 3 1
Texas 4 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 3 4 1     5 5 1
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
SMU 2 6 0     3 8 0
TCU 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. It was Darrell Royal's final year as head coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 6:30 PM Boston College* No. 7 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA L 13–14   30,476
September 18 7:30 PM North Texas State* No. 19 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 17–14   60,130
October 2 7:30 PM at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 42–15   57,000
October 9 3:00 PM vs. No. 3 Oklahoma* No. 16 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC T 6–6   70,032
October 23 7:30 PM SMU No. 13 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 13–12   50,000
October 30 2:30 PM at No. 6 Texas Tech No. 15 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) L 28–31   53,124
November 6 3:30 PM No. 19 Houston No. 20 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 0–30   77,809
November 13 2:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 34–7   16,523
November 20 2:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX L 10–20   45,500
November 25 7:30 PM No. 11 Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC L 3–27   75,000
December 4 7:00 PM Arkansas Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 29–12   49,341
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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