Daily Longhorn football history: The 2002 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 2001 season ended in dramatic fashion as Major Applewhite led a historic comeback in a win against Washington. Texas finished the … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2001 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 2001 recruiting class at Texas featured a Doak Walker Award winner, a Jim Thorpe Award winner, a Dick Butkus and Bronko … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2000 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  If the 1980s and 1990s were two decades with mostly forgettable seasons that featured four different head coaches and handfuls of losing … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1999 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  With Ricky Williams moving to the NFL, the Longhorns and second-year coach Mack Brown began a new era at Texas. It started … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1998 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The new guy Mack Brown’s first head coaching job was in 1983, when he led Appalachian State to a 6-5 record. He … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1997 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  After winning the first Big 12 Championship Game — a stunning upset of defending national champion Nebraska — Texas entered the 1997 … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1996 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Modern day college football took its first steps in 1996. With conference realignment came a new college football landscape. The Big 12 … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1995 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  This was an end of an era. In 1915, Texas joined the Southwestern Conference. At the time it was made of Baylor, … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1994 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  For the first time since 1990, Texas began a season with a win. Texas had stumbled out of the block for three … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1993 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Year two of the John Mackovic era, also the 100th anniversary of the program, started out pretty rough. A 36-14 loss on … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1992 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  John Mackovic arrived at Texas the most accomplished new Texas coach since Dana X. Bible. The 48-year-old Mackovic had been a graduate … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1991 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Following his best season at Texas, David McWilliams entered the 1991 season with a team ranked No. 14 overall in the preseason … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1990 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Let’s shock the nation with the blog! The 1990s started with one of the most surprising and successful seasons in Longhorn history. Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1989 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The last time Texas suffered consecutive losing seasons before 1989 was in 1937 and 1938. Ed Price followed a 5-5 season with … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1988 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Few years have been as bad as the 1988 season at Texas. In fact, at 4-7, the 1988 season is tied with … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1987 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  David McWilliams is one of three Texas football players to become head coach of the program, and he’s one … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1986 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The Texas Longhorns suffered a losing season in 1956. Thirty years later, Texas suffered a losing season. Thirty years after that, Texas … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1985 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  For the first time since 1966 Texas was not in the preseason AP rankings, and that’s only because from 1961-1967, the AP … Read More

Ara Parseghian’s history against the Longhorns

Few coaches in Texas history have a richer bowl history facing the Longhorns than College Football Hall of Famer Ara Parseghian, who died Wednesday at the age of 94 in Indiana.  Known in pop culture as the man who gave “Rudy” a chance, Parseghian was one of the top coaches … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1984 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The Cotton Bowl disaster didn’t really have a hangover effect on the 1984 Longhorns, but Texas did take a step back in … Read More