1984 Texas Longhorns football team

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1984 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorns logo.svg
Freedom Bowl, L 17–55 vs. Iowa
Conference Southwest Conference
1984 record 7–4–1 (5–3 SWC)
Head coach Fred Akers (8th season)
Offensive coordinator Ron Toman (4th season)
Defensive coordinator David McWilliams (3rd season)
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 SMU + 6 2 0     10 2 0
Houston + 6 2 0     7 5 0
TCU 5 3 0     8 4 0
Arkansas 5 3 0     7 4 1
Texas 5 3 0     7 4 1
Baylor 4 4 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 3 5 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 2 6 0     4 7 0
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 7–3–1 record and lost to Iowa in the Freedom Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 6:45 PM No. 11 Auburn* No. 4 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX ESPN W 35–27   78,348
September 29 11:00 AM vs. No. 4 Penn State* No. 2 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ Raycom W 28–3   76,883
October 6 7:00 PM at Rice No. 1 Rice StadiumHouston, TX HSE W 38–13   56,047
October 13 3:00 PM vs. No. 3 Oklahoma* No. 1 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC T 15–15   75,587
October 20 1:00 PM Arkansas No. 3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) W 24–18   77,809
October 27 2:30 PM No. 14 SMU No. 3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX Raycom W 13–7   80,759
November 3 2:00 PM at Texas Tech No. 2 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) W 13–10   50,722
November 10 11:30 AM Houston No. 3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 15–29   80,348
November 17 2:30 PM at No. 12 TCU No. 10 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX ABC W 44–23   47,280
November 24 11:30 AM at Baylor No. 6 Baylor StadiumWaco, TX Raycom L 10–24   33,500
December 1 6:45 PM Texas A&M No. 13 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ESPN L 12–37   81,309
December 26 7:15 PM vs. Iowa* No. 19 Anaheim StadiumAnaheim, CA (Freedom Bowl) Raycom L 17–55   24,093
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

#3 Oklahoma vs. #1 Texas
1 2 3 4 Total
Texas 7 3 0 5 15
Oklahoma 0 0 15 0 15

References[edit]

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