1983 Texas Longhorns football team

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1983 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorns logo.svg
Southwest Conference champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 5
1983 record11–1 (8–0 SWC)
Head coachFred Akers (7th season)
Offensive coordinatorRon Toman (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorDavid McWilliams (2nd season)
Home stadiumTexas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Texas $ 8 0 0     11 1 0
No. 12 SMU 7 1 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 4 1
Texas A&M 4 3 1     5 5 1
Arkansas 4 4 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 3 4 1     3 7 1
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 1 6 1     1 8 2
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Longhorns finished the regular season with an 11–0 record and lost to Georgia in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 1711:30 a.m.at No. 5 Auburn*No. 3CBSW 20–773,500
September 247:00 p.m.North Texas State*No. 2W 26–671,202
October 17:00 p.m.RiceNo. 2
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 42–670,005
October 82:00 p.m.vs. No. 8 Oklahoma*No. 2W 28–1675,587
October 1511:30 a.m.at ArkansasNo. 2CBSW 31–354,882
October 222:30 p.m.at No. 9 SMUNo. 2CBSW 15–1263,805
October 291:00 p.m.Texas TechNo. 2
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 20–375,402
November 52:00 p.m.at HoustonNo. 2W 9–347,103
November 121:00 p.m.TCUNo. 2
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 20–1461,156
November 191:00 p.m.BaylorNo. 2
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
W 24–2176,208
November 2611:30 a.m.at Texas A&MNo. 2ABCW 45–1376,751
January 2, 198412:30 p.m.vs. No. 7 Georgia*No. 2
CBSL 9–1067,891
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 1, 2010. Retrieved September 17, 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)