1988 Texas Longhorns football team

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1988 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Conference Southwest Conference
1988 record 4–7 (2–5 SWC)
Head coach David McWilliams
Offensive coordinator John Mize
Defensive coordinator Paul Jette
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
« 1987 1989 »
1988 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 Arkansas $ 7 0 0     10 2 0
Texas A&M* 6 1 0     7 5 0
Houston 5 2 0     9 3 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     5 6 0
Baylor 2 5 0     6 5 0
Texas 2 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 2 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 0 7 0     0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • *- Ineligible for conference championship and postseason bowl games due to NCAA sanctions.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 4-7 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 7:00 PM at No. 8 BYU* No. 3 Cougar StadiumProvo, UT ESPN L 6-47   64,249
September 17 7:00 PM New Mexico* No. 24 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX HSE W 47-0   55,630
September 24 7:00 PM North Texas* No. 21 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX HSE W 27-24 OT  60,152
October 1 6:00 PM at Rice No. 18 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 20-13   35,000
October 8 1:30 PM vs. No. 3 Oklahoma* No. 15 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) CBS L 13-28   75,587
October 15 1:00 PM No. 6 Arkansas No. 25 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) HSE L 24-27   73,451
October 29 12:00 PM at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Rivalry) Raycom L 32-33   49,682
November 5 12:00 PM Houston Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX Raycom L 15-66   69,600
November 12 12:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX Raycom W 30-21   29,083
November 19 1:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX L 14-17   30,142
November 24 7:00 PM at No. 13 Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ESPN L 24-28   77,809
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Game notes[edit]

BYU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Longhorns 3 0 0 3 6
#8 Cougars 17 0 20 10 47

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of the Texas Longhorns - Texas Football". MackBrown-TexasFootball.com. Retrieved March 13, 2012.