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1971 Texas Longhorns Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (21st of 128) ▪ Rank: 18th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Darrell Royal (8-3)

PS/G: 25.5 (26th of 128) ▪ PA/G: 15.3 (29th of 128)
SRS: 13.42 (20th of 128) ▪ SOS: 4.69 (40th of 128)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 30-6 versus Penn State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
3 3 3 3 3 10 16 14 15 13 12 12 11 12 18

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 18, 1971 Sat (3) Texas @ UCLA Pac-8 W 28 10 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 25, 1971 Sat (3) Texas Texas Tech SWC W 28 0 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 2, 1971 Sat (3) Texas Oregon Pac-8 W 35 7 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 9, 1971 Sat (3) Texas N (8) Oklahoma Big 8 L 27 48 3 1 0 L 1 Dallas, TX
5 Oct 16, 1971 Sat (10) Texas @ (16) Arkansas SWC L 7 31 3 2 0 L 2 Little Rock, AR
6 Oct 23, 1971 Sat (16) Texas Rice SWC W 39 10 4 2 0 W 1
7 Oct 30, 1971 Sat (14) Texas @ Southern Methodist SWC W 22 18 5 2 0 W 2
8 Nov 6, 1971 Sat (15) Texas Baylor SWC W 24 0 6 2 0 W 3
9 Nov 13, 1971 Sat (13) Texas Texas Christian SWC W 31 0 7 2 0 W 4
10 Nov 25, 1971 Thu (12) Texas @ Texas A&M SWC W 34 14 8 2 0 W 5
11 Jan 1, 1972 Sat (12) Texas N (10) Penn State Ind L 6 30 8 3 0 L 1 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)