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1946 Texas Longhorns football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
APNo. 15
1946 record8–2 (4–2 SWC)
Head coachDana X. Bible
Home stadiumTexas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 40,500)
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →

The 1946 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas, Austin in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) college football. The Longhorns were led by the future Hall of Fame head coach, Dana X. Bible, in his tenth year at Texas and final year of coaching. Texas was the first-ranked team in the initial AP Poll, before sliding throughout the season. The Longhorns posted a record of 8–2 and received a final ranking of 15th.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21, 1946* Missouri Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas W 42–0  
September 28, 1946* Colorado Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas W 76–0  
October 5, 1946* Oklahoma A&M Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas W 54–6  
October 12, 1946* vs. #1 Oklahoma Cotton BowlDallas, Texas (Red River Rivalry) W 20–13  
October 19, 1946 #14 Arkansas #3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas (Rivalry) W 20–0  
October 26, 1946 at #16 Rice #3 Rice FieldHouston, Texas L 13–18  
November 2, 1946 SMU #7 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas W 19–3  
November 9, 1946 at Baylor #6 Waco StadiumWaco, Texas W 22–7  
November 16, 1946 at TCU #6 Amon Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas L 0–14  
November 28, 1946 Texas A&M #20 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas (Rivalry) W 24–7  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Texas Yearly Results, College Football Data Warehouse, retrieved June 11, 2009. Archived 2009-06-15.
  2. Texas 1946 AP Football Rankings, AP Poll Archive, retrieved June 11, 2009.
  3. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/DI/2010/Awards.pdf
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