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1999 Texas Longhorns football team

The 1999 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were represented in the Big 12 Conference in the South Division. They played their home games at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. The team was coached by head coach Mack Brown.

1999 Texas Longhorns football
Texas Longhorns logo.svg
Big 12 South champion
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 23
APNo. 21
1999 record9–5 (6–2 Big 12)
Head coachMack Brown (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorGreg Davis (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorCarl Reese (2nd season)
Home stadiumDarrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 80,092)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 3 Nebraska xy$   7 1         12 1  
No. 6 Kansas State x   7 1         11 1  
Colorado   5 3         7 5  
Kansas   3 5         5 7  
Iowa State   1 7         4 7  
Missouri   1 7         4 7  
Southern Division
No. 21 Texas xy   6 2         9 5  
No. 23 Texas A&M   5 3         8 4  
Oklahoma   5 3         7 5  
Texas Tech   5 3         6 5  
Oklahoma State   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   0 8         1 10  
Championship: Nebraska 22, Texas 6
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 9–3 record and won the Big 12 South Championship. During the regular season, Texas upset #3 Nebraska in Austin, Texas. However, they lost a re-match with the Big 12 North Champions, Nebraska in the 1999 Big 12 Championship Game, 22–6. They were also defeated by former arch-rival Arkansas in the 2000 Cotton Bowl Classic, 27–6.

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 287:30 p.m.NC State*No. 17ESPN2L 20–2382,252
September 411:00 a.m.Stanford*
  • Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
ABCW 69–1780,654
September 117:00 p.m.at Rutgers*ESPN2W 38–2141,511
September 186:00 p.m.Rice*
  • Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
PPVW 18–1382,084
September 256:00 p.m.at BaylorNo. 22W 62–041,784
October 22:30 p.m.No. 12 Kansas StateNo. 15
  • Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
ABCL 17–3583,082
October 92:30 p.m.vs. OklahomaNo. 23ABCW 38–2875,587
October 232:30 p.m.No. 3 NebraskaNo. 18
  • Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
ABCW 24–2084,082
October 3011:30 .m.at Iowa StateNo. 12FSNW 44–4137,218
November 61:30 p.m.at Oklahoma StateNo. 11W 34–2144,025
November 136:00 p.m.Texas TechNo. 10
FSNW 58–783,882
November 2610:00 .m.at No. 24 Texas A&MNo. 7ABCL 16–2086,128
December 47:00 p.m.vs. No. 3 NebraskaNo. 12ABCL 6–2265,035
January 1, 200010:00 a.m.vs. No. 24 Arkansas*No. 14
FOXL 6–2772,723
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Game summariesEdit

Texas TechEdit

1 234Total
Texas Tech 0 007 7
• Texas 7 141720 58

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RosterEdit

1999 Texas Longhorns football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 2 Chris Simms Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 40 Cory Redding Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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