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1985 Texas Longhorns Roster

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (28th of 110)
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Akers (8-4)

PS/G: 22.5 (52nd of 110) ▪ PA/G: 21.6 (52nd of 110)
SRS: 7.11 (31st of 110) ▪ SOS: 4.45 (23rd of 110)

Bowl Game: Lost Bluebonnet Bowl 24-16 versus Air Force


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Bret Stafford* QB 60 Cmp, 108 Att, 943 Yds, 3 TD
Danny Akers QB 1 Cmp, 4 Att, 6 Yds, 0 TD
Todd Dodge QB 36 Cmp, 91 Att, 802 Yds, 5 TD
Shannon Kelley QB 1 Cmp, 2 Att, 11 Yds, 0 TD
Charles Hunter* RB 155 Att, 717 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Darron Norris* RB 69 Att, 441 Yds, 6.4 Avg
Anthony Byerly RB 33 Att, 119 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Jerome Johnson RB 31 Att, 106 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Eric Metcalf RB 52 Att, 258 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Kevin Nelson RB 4 Att, 13 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Norman Nunn RB 4 Att, 6 Yds, 1.5 Avg
Peter Pope RB 4 Att, 7 Yds, 1.8 Avg
Edwin Simmons RB 86 Att, 369 Yds, 4.3 Avg
Everett Gay* WR 22 Rec, 431 Yds, 19.6 Avg
Russell Hays* WR 8 Rec, 136 Yds, 17.0 Avg
Gabriel Johnson WR 12 Rec, 190 Yds, 15.8 Avg
Donovan Pitts WR 3 Rec, 161 Yds, 53.7 Avg
William Harris* TE 15 Rec, 272 Yds, 18.1 Avg
Tim McCray TE 8 Rec, 129 Yds, 16.1 Avg
Bryan Chester* OL
Gene Chilton* OL
Steve Eargle* OL
Paul Jetton* OL
John Stuart* OL
Bruce Blackmar OL
Rick Houston OL
Billy Ray Todd OL
Blake Brawner* DL
Brian Espinosa* DL
James McKinney* DL
Terry Steelhammer* DL
Thomas Aldridge DL
Steve Llewellyn DL
Rocky Reid DL
Ty Allert* LB
Chris Duliban* LB
Britt Hager* LB
Mike January LB
Stephen Braggs* DB
Eric Jeffries* DB
Richard Peavy* DB
Gerard Senegal* DB
Anthony Griffin DB
James Lott DB
Tony Tillmon DB
John Teltschik P