1980 Texas Longhorns football team

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1980 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorns logo.svg
Conference Southwest Conference
1980 record 7–5 (4–4 SWC)
Head coach Fred Akers (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Leon Manley (4th season)
Defensive coordinator Leon Fuller (4th season)
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 14 Baylor $ 8 0 0     10 2 0
No. 20 SMU 5 3 0     8 4 0
Houston 5 3 0     7 5 0
Texas 4 4 0     7 5 0
Rice 4 4 0     5 6 0
Arkansas 3 5 0     7 5 0
Texas Tech 3 5 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 1 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 7–4 record and lost to North Carolina in the Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 8:00 PM No. 6 Arkansas No. 10 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas (Rivalry) ABC W 23–17   70,000
September 20 7:00 PM Utah State* No. 7 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas W 35–17   63,000
September 27 7:00 PM Oregon State* No. 7 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas W 35–0   60,381
October 4 7:30 PM at Rice No. 5 Rice StadiumHouston, Texas W 41–28   63,163
October 11 11:30 AM vs. No. 12 Oklahoma* No. 3 Cotton BowlDallas (Red River Shootout) ABC W 20–13   72,032
October 25 1:00 PM SMU No. 2 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas ABC L 6–20   73,535
November 1 2:00 PM at Texas Tech No. 12 Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas (Rivalry) L 20–24   50,132
November 8 1:00 PM Houston Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas W 15–13   79,154
November 15 2:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 51–26   20,569
November 22 2:00 PM at No. 11 Baylor No. 20 Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas L 0–16   48,500
November 29 1:00 PM Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas (Rivalry) L 14–24   72,537
December 31 7:00 PM vs. No. 13 North Carolina* Houston Astrodome • Houston (Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl) Mizlou L 7–16   36,669
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

Oregon State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon St 0 0 0 0 0
Texas 14 7 7 7 35

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 1, 2010. Retrieved September 17, 2012.