1968 Texas Longhorns Football Team
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1968 Texas Longhorns Football Team
1968 Texas Longhorns football
Southwest Conference co-champion
Cotton Bowl Classic champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 3
1968 record9-1-1 (6-1 SWC)
Head coachDarrell Royal (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorEmory Bellard
Offensive schemeI-formation (first two games)
Wishbone (last nine games)
Defensive coordinatorMike Campbell
Base defense4-4
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 66,397)
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Arkansas + 6 1 0     10 1 0
No. 3 Texas + 6 1 0     9 1 1
No. 14 SMU 5 2 0     8 3 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     5 3 2
Baylor 3 4 0     3 7 0
Texas A&M 2 5 0     3 7 0
TCU 2 5 0     3 7 0
Rice 0 7 0     0 9 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1968 NCAA University Division football season.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 217:30 p.m.No. 11 Houston*No. 4T 20-2066,397
September 27:30 p.m.at Texas TechNo. 6L 22-3150,167
October 57:30 p.m.Oklahoma State*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
W 31-351,000
October 122:00 p.m.vs. Oklahoma*CBSW 26-2071,938
October 192:00 p.m.No. 9 ArkansasNo. 17
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 39-2966,397
October 267:30 p.m.at RiceNo. 13W 38-1465,000
November 22:00 p.m.No. 13 SMUNo. 11
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
W 38-766,397
November 92:00 p.m.at BaylorNo. 10W 47-2640,000
November 161:00 p.m.at TCUNo. 8W 47-2140,000
November 282:00 p.m.Texas A&MNo. 6
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
ABCW 35-1466,397
January 11:30 p.m.vs. No. 8 Tennessee*No. 5
CBSW 36-1372,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Roster

Awards and honors

References

  1. ^ Official website of the Texas Longhorns - Texas Football Archived 2010-11-01 at the Wayback Machine. MackBrown-TexasFootball.com. Retrieved on June 13, 2011.



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