1943 Texas Longhorns football team

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1943 Texas Longhorns football
Southwest Conference champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
APNo. 14
1943 record7–1–1 (5–0 SWC)
Head coachDana X. Bible (7th season)
Home stadiumWar Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 40,500)
Seasons
← 1942
1944 →
1943 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 14 Texas $ 5 0 0     7 1 1
Texas A&M 4 1 0     7 2 1
Rice 2 3 0     3 7 0
SMU 2 3 0     2 7 0
TCU 1 4 0     2 6 0
Arkansas 1 4 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1943 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1943 college football season. Before the season began, Tom Landry left the Longhorns and joined the Army Air Corps.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 25Blackland Army Air Field*W 65–6
October 2No. 11 Southwestern (TX)*
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
L 7–14
October 9vs. Oklahoma*W 13–7
October 16Arkansas
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 34–0
October 23RiceNo. 16
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 58–0
October 30at SMUNo. 16
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas, TX
W 20–0
November 13TCUNo. 16
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
W 46–7
November 25at No. 16 Texas A&MNo. 12W 27–13
January 1, 1944vs. Randolph Field*No. 14
T 7–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Joe Parker, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giants Among Men, Jack Cavanaugh, p.27, 2008, Random House, ISBN 978-1-4000-6717-6
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2009-12-11.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)