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Championships and Bowl GamesEdit

National Championships (4)Edit

Year Coach Selector Record Bowl
1963 Darrell Royal AP, Coaches 11–0 Won Cotton
1969 Darrell Royal AP, Coaches 11–0 Won Cotton
1970 Darrell Royal Coaches 10–1 Lost Cotton
2005 Mack Brown BCS, AP, Coaches 13–0 Won Rose
Total National Championships: 4

Texas has also been awarded twelve other national championships by various polling organizations:[1]

  • 1914, 1918, 1930, 1941, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1961, 1968, 1977, 1981, and 2008.

Conference Championships (32)Edit

Texas has won a combined 32 conference championships. Texas won the Southwest Conference 27 times, 21 times outright, the Texas-Intercollegiate League twice, and has won the Big 12 Conference three times. Texas ranks 6th in total conference championships won among all NCAA teams[2]

Year Conference Overall Record Conference Record
1913 TIAA 7–1 3–0
1914 TIAA 8–0 4–0
1916 Southwest 7–2 5–1
1918 Southwest 9–0 4–0
1920 Southwest 9–0 5–0
1928 Southwest 7–2 5–1
1930 Southwest 8–1–1 4–1
1942 Southwest 9–2 5–1
1943 Southwest 7–1–1 5–0
1945 Southwest 10–1 5–1
1950 Southwest 9–2 6–0
1952 Southwest 9–2 6–0
1953† Southwest 7–3 5–1
1959† Southwest 9–2 5–1
1961† Southwest 10–1 6–1
1962 Southwest 9–1–1 6–0–1
1963 Southwest 11–0 7–0
1968† Southwest 9–1–1 6–1
1969 Southwest 11–0 7–0
1970 Southwest 10–1 7–0
1971 Southwest 8–3 6–1
1972 Southwest 10–1 7–0
1973 Southwest 8–3 7–0
1975† Southwest 10–2 6–1
1977 Southwest 11–1 8–0
1983 Southwest 11–1 8–0
1990 Southwest 10–2 8–0
1994† Southwest 8–4 4–3
1995 Southwest 10–2–1 7–0
1996 Big 12 8–5 6–2
2005 Big 12 13–0 8–0
2009 Big 12 13–1 8–0

† Denotes co-champions

Conference Affiliations

Divisional Championships (7)Edit

Texas has won a share of 7 Big 12 South titles, 5 of which resulted in an appearance in the Big 12 Championship Game. Texas is 3–2 in those appearances. As of 2011, the new ten team Big 12 Conference ceased to have divisions and conference championship games.

Year Division Championship Big 12 CG Result Opponent PF PA
1996 Big 12 South W Nebraska 37 27
1999 Big 12 South L Nebraska 6 22
2001 Big 12 South L Colorado 37 39
2002 Big 12 South NA* NA NA NA
2005 Big 12 South W Colorado 70 3
2008 Big 12 South NA† NA NA NA
2009 Big 12 South W Nebraska 13 12

*Both Texas and Oklahoma tied in the Big 12 South Division with 6–2 conference records and due to a tie-breaking rule Oklahoma advanced to the Big 12 Championship Game.

†A three-way tie in the Big 12 South Division between Texas, Oklahoma and Texas Tech all with 7–1 conference records, due to a tie-breaking rule Oklahoma advanced to the Big 12 Championship Game.

Bowl Championship Series Games (4)Edit

Texas has played in 4 BCS games, including two BCS National Championships. Texas also played in two Bowl Alliance games (the precursor to the BCS), the 1995 Sugar Bowl and the 1997 Fiesta Bowl.

Year BCS Game BCS Game Result Opponent PF PA
2005 Rose Bowl W No. 12 Michigan 38 37
2006 Rose Bowl (BCS National Championship) W No. 1 USC 41 38
2008 Fiesta Bowl W No. 10 Ohio State 24 21
2009 BCS National Championship (@ Rose Bowl) L No. 1 Alabama 21 37

Bowl Game Appearances (51)Edit

At the end of the 2012 season, Texas is 2nd in all time bowl appearances in the NCAA FBS at 51.[3] (Note: Some years Texas went to two bowls although they were in different seasons)

Bowl Game # of Appearances First Year Last Year Bowl Record
Cotton Bowl 22 1943 2003 11–10–1
Bluebonnet Bowl 6 1960 1987 3–2–1
Sun Bowl 4 1978 1994 2–2–0
Holiday Bowl 5 2000 2011 3–2–0
Sugar Bowl 3 1948 1995 1–2–0
Orange Bowl 2 1949 1965 2–0–0
Fiesta Bowl 2 1997 2009 1–1–0
Rose Bowl 2* 2005 2006* 2–0–0*
BCS National Championship 2* 2006* 2010 1–1–0*
Gator Bowl 1 1974 1974 0–1–0
Freedom Bowl 1 1984 1984 0–1–0
Alamo Bowl 2 2006 2012 2–0–0
Total Bowl Appearances: 51 Total Bowl Record: 27–22–2

*The 2006 Rose Bowl was both the Rose Bowl Game and the sanctioned BCS National Championship Game, after that season the BCS NCG became a separate game unaffiliated with the major bowl games.

† The Bluebonnet Bowl in Houston, TX was discontinued in 1988, but was replaced by the Houston Bowl (2000–2001) and the Texas Bowl (2006–current).

‡ The Freedom Bowl merged with the Holiday Bowl in 1995

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