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1996 Texas Longhorns Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-5, .615 W-L% (35th of 111) ▪ Rank: 23rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 12 (South Division) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Mackovic (8-5)

PS/G: 34.4 (13th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 23.5 (49th of 111)
SRS: 10.65 (21st of 111) ▪ SOS: 5.03 (20th of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Fiesta Bowl 38-15 versus Penn State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/26 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 Final
8 8 8 7 6 13 23 25                 20 23

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Aug 31, 1996 Sat (8) Texas Missouri Big 12 W 40 10 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 7, 1996 Sat (8) Texas New Mexico State Big West W 41 7 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 21, 1996 Sat (6) Texas (9) Notre Dame Ind L 24 27 2 1 L 1
4 Sep 28, 1996 Sat (13) Texas @ (19) Virginia ACC L 13 37 2 2 L 2
5 Oct 5, 1996 Sat (23) Texas Oklahoma State Big 12 W 71 14 3 2 W 1
6 Oct 12, 1996 Sat (25) Texas N Oklahoma Big 12 L 27 30 3 3 L 1 Dallas, TX
7 Oct 26, 1996 Sat Texas @ (8) Colorado Big 12 L 24 28 3 4 L 2
8 Nov 2, 1996 Sat Texas Baylor Big 12 W 28 23 4 4 W 1
9 Nov 9, 1996 Sat Texas @ Texas Tech Big 12 W 38 32 5 4 W 2
10 Nov 16, 1996 Sat Texas @ Kansas Big 12 W 38 17 6 4 W 3
11 Nov 29, 1996 Fri Texas Texas A&M Big 12 W 51 15 7 4 W 4
12 Dec 7, 1996 Sat Texas N (3) Nebraska Big 12 W 37 27 8 4 W 5 Big 12 Championship (St. Louis, MO)
13 Jan 1, 1997 Wed (20) Texas N (7) Penn State Big Ten L 15 38 8 5 L 1 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)