1999 Texas Longhorns football team

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1999 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
Big 12 South champion
Conference Big 12 Conference
Division South Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 23
AP No. 21
1999 record 9–5 (6–2 Big 12)
Head coach Mack Brown (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Greg Davis (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Carl Reese (2nd year)
Home stadium Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 80,092)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
#3 Nebraska xy$   7 1         12 1  
#6 Kansas State x   7 1         11 1  
Colorado   5 3         7 5  
Kansas   3 5         5 7  
Iowa State   1 7         4 7  
Missouri   1 7         4 7  
Southern Division
#21 Texas xy   6 2         9 5  
#23 Texas A&M   5 3         8 4  
Oklahoma   5 3         7 5  
Texas Tech   5 3         6 5  
Oklahoma State   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   0 8         1 10  
Championship: Nebraska 22, Texas 6
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were represented in the Big 12 Conference in the South Division. They played their home games at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. The team was coached by head coach Mack Brown.

Schedule[edit]

The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 9–3 record and won the Big 12 South Championship. During the regular season, Texas upset #3 Nebraska in Austin, Texas. However, they lost a re-match with the Big 12 North Champions, Nebraska in the 1999 Big 12 Championship Game, 22–6. They were also defeated by former arch-rival Arkansas in the 2000 Cotton Bowl Classic, 27–6.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 7:30 PM NC State* No. 17 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas (BCA Classic) ESPN2 L 20–23   82,252
September 4 11:00 AM Stanford* Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas ABC W 69–17   80,654
September 11 7:00 PM at Rutgers* Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey ESPN2 W 38–21   41,511
September 18 6:00 PM Rice* Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas PPV W 18–13   82,084
September 25 6:00 PM at Baylor No. 22 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, Texas W 62–0   41,784
October 2 2:30 PM No. 12 Kansas State No. 15 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas ABC L 17–35   83,082
October 9 2:30 PM vs. Oklahoma No. 23 Cotton BowlDallas (Red River Shootout) ABC W 38–28   75,587
October 23 2:30 PM No. 3 Nebraska No. 18 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas ABC W 24–20   84,082
October 30 11:30 AM at Iowa State No. 12 Jack Trice StadiumAmes, Iowa FSN W 44–41   37,218
November 6 1:30 PM at Oklahoma State No. 11 Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 34–21   44,025
November 13 6:00 PM Texas Tech No. 10 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas (Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs) FSN W 58–7   83,882
November 26 10:00 AM at No. 24 Texas A&M No. 7 Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas (Rivalry) ABC L 16–20   86,128
December 4 7:00 PM vs. No. 3 Nebraska No. 12 AlamodomeSan Antonio, Texas (Big 12 Championship Game) ABC L 6–22   65,035
January 1 10:00 AM vs. No. 24 Arkansas* No. 14 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, Texas (Cotton Bowl Classic) FOX L 6–27   72,723
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

Texas Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas Tech 0 0 0 7 7
• Texas 7 14 17 20 58

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  2. ^ USA Today