1985 Texas Longhorns football team

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1985 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorns logo.svg
Bluebonnet Bowl, L 16–24 vs. Air Force
Conference Southwest Conference
1985 record 8–4 (6–2 SWC)
Head coach Fred Akers (9th season)
Offensive coordinator Ron Toman (5th season)
Defensive coordinator David McWilliams (4th season)
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Texas A&M $ 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 12 Arkansas 6 2 0     10 2 0
No. 17 Baylor 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas 6 2 0     8 4 0
SMU 5 3 0     6 5 0
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
Texas Tech 1 7 0     4 7 0
TCU 0 8 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Longhorns finished the regular season with an 8–3 record and lost to Air Force in the Bluebonnet Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 7:00 PM Missouri* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 21–17   76,437
September 28 2:30 PM at Stanford* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA CBS W 38–34   53,000
October 5 7:00 PM Rice No. 20 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 44–16   69,471
October 12 12:00 PM vs. No. 2 Oklahoma* No. 17 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) HSE L 7–14   75,587
October 19 2:30 PM at No. 4 Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR (Rivalry) ABC W 15–13   53,212
October 26 2:00 PM at SMU No. 19 Texas StadiumIrving, TX L 14–44   56,874
November 2 12:00 PM Texas Tech Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) Raycom W 34–21   65,137
November 9 12:00 PM at Houston Houston AstrodomeHouston, TX Raycom W 34–24   35,821
November 16 1:00 PM TCU Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 20–0   66,397
November 23 12:00 PM No. 15 Baylor Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX Raycom W 17–10   78,912
November 28 7:00 PM at No. 15 Texas A&M No. 18 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) ESPN L 10–42   77,607
December 31 1:30 PM vs. No. 11 Air Force* Rice StadiumHouston, TX (Bluebonnet Bowl) Raycom L 16–24   42,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. 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.