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1971 Texas Longhorns football
Southwest Conference Champions
Cotton Bowl Classic, L 6–30 vs. Penn State
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 12
APNo. 18
1971 record8–3 (6–1 SWC)
Head coachDarrell Royal
Offensive coordinatorEmory Bellard
Defensive coordinatorMike Campbell
Home stadiumTexas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →

The 1971 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1971 college football season.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 18* 3:30 PM at UCLA #3 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA ABC W 28–10   36,504
September 25 4:00 PM Texas Tech #3 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Rivalry) W 28–0   76,639
October 2* 4:00 PM Oregon #3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 35–7   66,500
October 9* 2:00 PM vs. #9 Oklahoma #3 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) CBS L 27–48   73,580
October 16 3:00 PM at #16 Arkansas #10 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR (Rivalry) ABC L 7–31   54,446
October 23 2:00 PM Rice #16 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 39–10   61,000
October 30 2:00 PM at SMU #14 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 22–18   40,551
November 6 2:00 PM Baylor #15 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 24–0   54,500
November 13 2:00 PM TCU #13 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 31–0   63,500
November 25 1:30 PM at Texas A&M #12 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 34–14   53,000
January 1* 1:00 PM vs. #10 Penn State #12 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS L 6–30   72,000
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
[1]

Game notesEdit

OregonEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Oregon 0 0 0 7 7
Texas 7 7 7 14 35
[2]



ReferencesEdit

  1. [1]
  2. "Oregon overpowered by Longhorns, 35-7." Eugene Register-Guard. Oct 3, 1971
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