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1978 Texas Longhorns Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (15th of 138) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Akers (9-3)

PS/G: 23.9 (38th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 11.3 (7th of 138)
SRS: 19.40 (9th of 138) ▪ SOS: 10.90 (11th of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Sun Bowl 42-0 versus Maryland

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
8 7 6 6 6 12 8 7 7 6 9 9 14 14 9

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 16, 1978 Sat (7) Texas @ Rice SWC W 34 0 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 23, 1978 Sat (6) Texas Wyoming WAC W 17 3 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 30, 1978 Sat (6) Texas @ Texas Tech SWC W 24 7 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 7, 1978 Sat (6) Texas N (1) Oklahoma Big 8 L 10 31 3 1 0 L 1 Dallas, TX
5 Oct 14, 1978 Sat (12) Texas North Texas Ind W 26 16 4 1 0 W 1
6 Oct 21, 1978 Sat (8) Texas (3) Arkansas SWC W 28 21 5 1 0 W 2
7 Oct 28, 1978 Sat (7) Texas Southern Methodist SWC W 22 3 6 1 0 W 3
8 Nov 11, 1978 Sat (6) Texas (8) Houston SWC L 7 10 6 2 0 L 1
9 Nov 18, 1978 Sat (9) Texas @ Texas Christian SWC W 41 0 7 2 0 W 1
10 Nov 25, 1978 Sat (9) Texas @ Baylor SWC L 14 38 7 3 0 L 1
11 Dec 2, 1978 Sat (14) Texas Texas A&M SWC W 22 7 8 3 0 W 1
12 Dec 23, 1978 Sat (14) Texas N (13) Maryland ACC W 42 0 9 3 0 W 2 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)