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1987 Texas Longhorns football team

1987 [[Template:Infobox NCAA team season/team]]
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Astro–Bluebonnet Bowl Champions
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Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches #20
1987 record 7–5 (5–2 SWC)
Head coach David McWilliams
Offensive coordinator John Mize
Defensive coordinator Paul Jette
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 77,809)
Seasons
« 19861988 »
1987 Southwest Conference football standings
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† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule

The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 6-5 record and defeated Pittsburgh in the 1987 Astro–Bluebonnet Bowl.

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September 5

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at #5 Auburn*

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Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL

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September 12

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BYU*

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Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX

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L 17-22  

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September 26

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Oregon State*

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Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX

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W 61-16  

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October 3

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Rice

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Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX

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W 45-26  

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October 10

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vs. #1 Oklahoma*

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Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout)

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L 9-44  

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October 17

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at #15 Arkansas

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War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR (Rivalry)

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W 16-14  

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October 31

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Texas Tech

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Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry)

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W 41-27  

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November 7

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at Houston

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AstrodomeHouston, TX

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L 40-60  

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November 14

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TCU

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Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX

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W 24-21  

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November 21

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Baylor

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Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX

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November 26

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at #15 Texas A&M

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Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry)

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December 31

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vs. Pittsburgh*

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AstrodomeHouston, TX (Astro–Bluebonnet Bowl)

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W 32-27  

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1987 team players in the NFL

The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Paul Jetton Guard 6 141 Cincinnati Bengals
John Hagy Defensive Back 8 204 Buffalo Bills
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Awards and honors

References