1945 Texas Longhorns football team

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1945 Texas Longhorns football
Southwest Conference champion
Cotton Bowl Classic champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
APNo. 10
1945 record10–1 (5–1 SWC)
Head coachDana X. Bible (9th season)
Home stadiumWar Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 40,500)
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Texas $ 5 1 0     10 1 0
SMU 4 2 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 3 3 0     6 4 0
TCU 3 3 0     5 5 0
Rice 3 3 0     5 6 0
Baylor 2 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 1 5 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1945 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22 Bergstrom Field* War Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 13–7  
September 29 Southwestern (TX)* War Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 46–0  
October 6 Texas Tech* War Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (rivalry) W 33–0  
October 13 vs. Oklahoma* No. 10 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) W 12–7  
October 20 at Arkansas No. 10 Little Rock, AR (rivalry) W 34–7  
October 27 Rice No. 9 War Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (rivalry) L 6–7  
November 3 at SMU No. 19 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 12–7  
November 10 Baylor No. 17 War Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 21–14  
November 17 TCU No. 17 War Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (rivalry) W 20–0  
November 29 at Texas A&M No. 10 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (rivalry) W 20–10  
January 1, 1946 vs. Missouri* No. 10 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) W 40–27  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Hub Bechtol, End, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player
  • Bobby Layne, Back, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player
  • Hub Bechtol, Consensus All-American[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2009-12-11.
  2. ^ http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/DI/2010/Awards.pdf