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1959 Texas Longhorns Stats

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (9th of 112) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Darrell Royal (9-2)

PS/G: 19.6 (27th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 8.7 (12th of 112)
SRS: 19.57 (4th of 112) ▪ SOS: 8.39 (19th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 23-14 versus Syracuse

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 3.4 7.8 43.0 43.5 0.8 47.1 205.5 4.4 1.9
Defense 11 7.6 15.7 48.6 79.5 0.5 43.9 144.6 3.3 0.5
Difference -4.2 -7.9 -5.6 -36.0 +0.3 +3.2 +60.9 +1.1 +1.4

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Bobby Lackey 11 23 47.8 152 6.6 2.5 2 3 105.9
2 Mike Cotten 4 15 26.7 99 6.6 4.9 1 1 90.8
3 Jack Collins 7 11 63.6 97 8.8 10.6 1 0 167.7
4 Rene Ramirez 5 11 45.5 45 4.1 7.7 2 0 139.8
5 Bart Shirley 4 10 40.0 39 3.9 3.4 2 1 118.8
6 Tommy Newman 1 5 20.0 11 2.2 2.2 0 0 38.5
7 Jimmy Saxton 4 4 100.0 39 9.8 14.8 1 0 264.4
8 Bobby Gurwitz 1 4 25.0 -3 -0.8 -0.8 0 0 18.7
9 Drew Morris 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
10 David Russell 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0
11 George Blanch 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jack Collins 89 450 5.1 4 8 134 16.8 3 97 584 6.0 7
2 Mike Dowdle 74 281 3.8 5 74 281 3.8 5
3 Rene Ramirez 62 353 5.7 2 5 41 8.2 1 67 394 5.9 3
4 Clair Branch 59 281 4.8 2 59 281 4.8 2
5 Jimmy Saxton 55 271 4.9 1 55 271 4.9 1
6 Bobby Gurwitz 33 129 3.9 0 3 33 11.0 1 36 162 4.5 1
7 Bobby Lackey 32 58 1.8 5 32 58 1.8 5
8 David Russell 26 99 3.8 1 26 99 3.8 1
9 Bart Shirley 25 90 3.6 0 2 16 8.0 0 27 106 3.9 0
10 Mike Cotten 24 80 3.3 1 1 -3 -3.0 0 25 77 3.1 1
11 Drew Morris 14 58 4.1 0 3 23 7.7 1 17 81 4.8 1
12 George Blanch 10 71 7.1 0 1 3 3.0 0 11 74 6.7 0
13 Don Allen 7 32 4.6 0 7 32 4.6 0
14 Tommy Newman 7 5 0.7 0 7 5 0.7 0
15 Bobby Ray Matocha 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0
16 Larry Cooper 6 62 10.3 2 6 62 10.3 2
17 Kleo Halm 4 66 16.5 0 4 66 16.5 0
18 Monte Lee 3 85 28.3 0 3 85 28.3 0
19 Bob Moses 1 19 19.0 1 1 19 19.0 1