1990 Texas Longhorns football
Southwest Conference champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 12
1990 record10–2 (8–0 SWC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorLynn Amedee (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorLeon Fuller (7th season)
Home stadiumTexas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 12 Texas $ 8 0 0 10 2 0
No. 10 Houston 7 1 0 10 1 0
No. 15 Texas A&M 5 2 1 9 3 1
Baylor 5 2 1 6 4 1
Rice 3 5 0 5 6 0
TCU 3 5 0 5 6 0
Texas Tech 3 5 0 4 7 0
Arkansas 1 7 0 3 8 0
SMU 0 8 0 1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were represented in the Southwest Conference. They played their home games at Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. The team was led by head coach David McWilliams.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 811:00 a.m.at No. 21 Penn State*No. 23RaycomW 17–1385,973
September 226:30 p.m.No. 20 Colorado*No. 22ESPNL 22–2977,273
October 66:30 p.m.at RiceW 26–1034,800
October 133:00 p.m.vs. No. 4 Oklahoma*ESPNW 14–1375,587
October 2012:00 p.m.ArkansasNo. 19
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
RaycomW 49–1772,657
October 271:00 p.m.SMUNo. 13
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
W 52–365,128
November 312:00 p.m.at Texas TechNo. 14RaycomW 41–2250,276
November 106:45 p.m.No. 3 HoustonNo. 14
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX
ESPNW 45–2482,547
November 1711:00 a.m.at TCUNo. 7CBSW 38–1039,007
November 241:00 p.m.at BaylorNo. 6PPVW 23–1345,649
December 111:00 a.m.Texas A&MNo. 5
  • Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Austin, TX (rivalry)
CBSW 28–2782,518
January 1, 199112:30 p.m.vs. No. 4 Miami (FL)*No. 3
CBSL 3–4673,521
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Personnel

1990 Texas Longhorns football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL Jeff Boyd
RB Phil Brown
WR Keith Cash
WR Kerry Cash
TE Stephen Clark
RB Deon Cockrell
WR Mike Davis
WR Darrick Duke
RB Lemel Foreman
QB Peter Gardere RSo
RB Butch Hadnot
OL Chuck Johnson
WR Graylin Johnson
OL Duane Miller
QB Mike Murdock
WR Kenny Neal
WR Cosmo Palmieri
RB Chris Samuels
QB Jimmy Saxton
OL Todd Smith
OL Stan Thomas
TE Curtis Thrift
RB Adrian Walker
WR Johnny Walker
RB Patrick Wilson
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB Mark Berry
DB Grady Cavness
LB Anthony Curl
DL Shane Dronett
DL Oscar Giles
DB Lance Gunn
DL Tommy Jeter
LB Brian Jones Sr
DL James Patton
LB Boone Powell
DB Stanley Richard
LB Winfred Tubbs
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Michael Pollack
P Alex Waits
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
  • Redshirt

Game summaries

Penn State

See also: 1990 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

Colorado

#20 Colorado at #22 Texas
1 234Total
Buffaloes 7 7015 29
Longhorns 10 363 22
  • Date: October 13
  • Location: Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, TX
  • Game start: 6:39 p.m.
  • Elapsed time: 3:20
  • Game attendance: 77,273
  • Game weather: 79° F, Cloudy/Low Overcast, Wind NE 15-20
  • Referee: Larry Fisher
  • Television network: ESPN
      

See also: 1990 Colorado Buffaloes football team

Rice

See also: Rice Owls football

Oklahoma

Texas vs. #4 Oklahoma
1 234Total
Longhorns 7 007 14
Sooners 3 730 13

See also: 1990 Oklahoma Sooners football team and Red River Shootout

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Arkansas

See also: 1990 Arkansas Razorbacks football team and Arkansas–Texas football rivalry

SMU

See also: 1990 SMU Mustangs football team

Texas Tech

See also: 1990 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team and Texas–Texas Tech football rivalry

Houston

See also: 1990 Houston Cougars football team

TCU

See also: 1990 TCU Horned Frogs football team and TCU–Texas football rivalry

Baylor

See also: 1990 Baylor Bears football team

Texas A&M

See also: 1990 Texas A&M Aggies football team and Texas–Texas A&M football rivalry

Miami (FL) (Cotton Bowl)

#4 Miami (FL) vs. #3 Texas
1 234Total
Hurricanes 12 71413 46
Longhorns 0 300 3
     

Main article: 1991 Cotton Bowl Classic

See also: 1990 Miami Hurricanes football team

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References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 1, 2010. Retrieved March 13, 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Instant Replay: UT 14, OU 13 Horns Hook The Sooners On Late TD". The Oklahoman. October 14, 1990. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "Texas enjoys Sooner roast for second straight year." Eugene Register-Guard. 1990 Oct 14.
  4. ^ Rhoden, William C. (January 2, 1991). "Ferocious Miami Cuts Texas Down to Size". The New York Times. Retrieved December 30, 2018.