1973 Texas Longhorns Football Team
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1973 Texas Longhorns Football Team
1973 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorns logo.svg
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
APNo. 14
1973 record8-3 (7-0 SWC)
Head coachDarrell Royal (17th season)
Offensive coordinatorFred Akers
Defensive coordinatorMike Campbell
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 14 Texas $ 7 0 0     8 3 0
No. 11 Texas Tech 6 1 0     11 1 0
Rice 4 3 0     5 6 0
SMU 3 3 1     6 4 1
Arkansas 3 3 1     5 5 1
Texas A&M 3 4 0     5 6 0
TCU 1 6 0     3 8 0
Baylor 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. The Longhorns finished the regular season with an 8-2 record and lost to Nebraska in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 21at Miami (FL)*No. 6L 15-2030,080
September 297:30 p.m.Texas TechNo. 14W 28-1277,809
October 67:30 p.m.Wake Forest*No. 13
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
W 41-051,700
October 1312:30 p.m.vs. No. 6 Oklahoma*No. 13ABCL 13-5272,204
October 202:00 p.m.at ArkansasW 34-645,348
October 277:30 p.m.Rice
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 55-1362,300
November 32:00 p.m.at SMUNo. 19
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas, TX
ABCW 42-1435,096
November 102:00 p.m.BaylorNo. 13
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
W 42-664,500
November 172:00 p.m.TCUNo. 11
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 52-750,000
November 221:30 p.m.at Texas A&MNo. 11W 42-1353,000
January 1, 19741:00 p.m.vs. No. 12 Nebraska*No. 8
CBSL 3-1967,500
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Game summaries

Oklahoma

The most points Oklahoma had scored against Texas to date.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Sooners Slam Texas, 52-13." Palm Beach Post. October 14, 1973



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