1988 Texas Longhorns football team

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1988 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorns logo.svg
Conference Southwest Conference
1988 record 4–7 (2–5 SWC)
Head coach David McWilliams (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator John Mize (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Paul Jette (2nd season)
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
No. 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. The Longhorns finished the season with a 4–7 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 7:00 PM at No. 8 BYU* No. 3 Cougar StadiumProvo, Utah ESPN L 6–47   64,249
September 17 7:00 PM New Mexico* No. 24 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas HSE W 47–0   55,630
September 24 7:00 PM North Texas* No. 21 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas HSE W 27–24 OT  60,152
October 1 6:00 PM at Rice No. 18 Rice StadiumHouston, Texas W 20–13   35,000
October 8 1:30 PM vs. No. 3 Oklahoma* No. 15 Cotton BowlDallas, Texas (Red River Shootout) CBS L 13–28   75,587
October 15 1:00 PM No. 6 Arkansas No. 25 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas (Rivalry) HSE L 24–27   73,451
October 29 12:00 PM at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas (Rivalry) Raycom L 32–33   49,682
November 5 12:00 PM Houston Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas Raycom L 15–66   69,600
November 12 12:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas Raycom W 30–21   29,083
November 19 1:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, Texas L 14–17   30,142
November 24 7:00 PM at No. 13 Texas A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas (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 summaries[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. Archived from the original on November 1, 2010. Retrieved March 13, 2012.