Open main menu

1994 Texas Longhorns football team

The 1994 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1994 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were represented in the Southwest Conference. They played their home games at Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. The team was led by head coach John Mackovic.

1994 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorns logo.svg
Southwest Conference co-champion
Sun Bowl champion
Sun Bowl, W 35–31 vs. North Carolina
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 23
APNo. 25
1994 record8–4 (4–3 SWC)
Head coachJohn Mackovic (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorGene Dahlquist (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorGary Darnell (1st season)
Home stadiumTexas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
← 1993
1995 →
1994 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Texas A&M* 6 0 1     10 0 1
No. 25 Texas + 4 3 0     8 4 0
Baylor + 4 3 0     7 5 0
TCU + 4 3 0     7 5 0
Texas Tech + 4 3 0     6 6 0
Rice + 4 3 0     5 6 0
Houston 1 6 0     1 10 0
SMU 0 6 1     1 9 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • *Texas A&M ineligible for championship and post-season due to NCAA sanctions
Rankings from AP Poll

The Longhorns did not close the season with its traditional rivalry game vs. Texas A&M, due to NCAA probation which banned the Aggies from appearing on television. Texas instead closed the season with Baylor in a nationally televised game on Thanksgiving.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 311:00 a.m.at Pittsburgh*No. 18RaycomW 30–2832,337
September 102:30 p.m.Louisville*No. 20ABCW 30–1664,627
September 247:00 p.m.at TCUNo. 15PPVW 34–1844,821
October 12:30 p.m.No. 4 Colorado*No. 16
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
ABCL 31–3477,809
October 82:30 p.m.vs. No. 16 Oklahoma*No. 15ABCW 17–1075,587
October 167:00 p.m.at RiceNo. 12ESPNL 17–1934,700
October 2212:00 p.m.SMUNo. 13
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
RaycomW 42–2061,307
October 2912:00 p.m.at Texas TechNo. 19RaycomL 9–3345,591
November 51:00 p.m.No. 11 Texas A&M
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
L 10–3482,312
November 1212:00 p.m.Houston
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
RaycomW 48–1356,654
November 2410:00 a.m.at BaylorABCW 63–3541,212
December 3012:30 p.m.vs. No. 19 North Carolina*CBSW 35–3150,612
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

[1]

PersonnelEdit

1994 Texas Longhorns football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR Mike Adams
OT Blake Brockemeyer
QB James Brown   Fr
OL Dominic Bustamante
TE Pat Fitzgerald
WR Eric Jackson
FB Juan Kemp
RB Rodrick Walker Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
NG Stonie Clark
LB Tyson King
LB Robert Reed Jr
CB Bryant Westbrook
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Phil Dawson
P Duane Vacek
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt
  • Not listed (missing number/class/position): Curtis Jackson

Game summariesEdit

OklahomaEdit

Oklahoma Sooners (3–1) vs. Texas Longhorns (3–1)
1 2 34Total
Texas 0 0 10717
Oklahoma 0 7 0310

at Cotton BowlDallas, Texas

  • Date: October 8
  • Game time: 2:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: Partly sunny • 70°F • Wind 15 N
  • Game attendance: 75,587
  • Referee: Dale
  • TV: ABC
  • Texas Sports

Stonie Clark tackled James Allen on the one-yard line on fourth down with less than 45 seconds remaining in the game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2012-03-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)