NCAAF – 1986 – Special – Prelude To Turkey Day With Texas Longhorns Vs Texas A & M Aggies

The Texas–Texas A&M football rivalry was an American college football rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies…..which was played every year between 1915 and 2011, until A&M left the Big 12 Conference to join the Southeastern Conference….where in Texas leads the series 76–37–5. The first meeting was in 1894….and by 1911, Texas led the series 15 – 4 – 2…..as the…

NCAAF – 1986 – Rose Bowl Iowa Vs UCLA PreGame Show – With Dick Enberg + Merlin Olsen + Bob Costas

The 1986 Rose Bowl matched the winners of the Big Ten Conference and the Pacific-10 Conference. Each conference had tie-breaker rules in place should there be conference co-champions. After much consideration, Chuck Long delighted Iowa Hawkeye fans by declaring that he would return for his senior season. He became an instant Heisman Trophy candidate….and Iowa was a pre-season…

NCAAF – 1984 – Texas Vs Oklahoma Halftime Show – With UT Band + Story Of ColoSt RB Tom Southall –

For the first time since 1965, the Texas Longhorns (3-0) entered the Red River Rivalry game in Dallas as the top-ranked team in the country on October 13, 1984 at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas before 75,587 fans.  Under eighth-year head coach Fred Akers, the Horns were the defending Southwestern Conference champions….but a…

NCAAF – 1986 – 50th Cotton Bowl Classic PreGame Show – With Brent Musburger + Ara Parseghian

The 1986 Cotton Bowl Classic was an American college football bowl game played on January 1, 1986 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas.  It was the 50th Cotton Bowl Classic held….in a game that  featured the Texas A&M Aggies verses the Auburn Tigers.

Coach Jackie Sherill was in his fourth year with A&M….with his previous three years having finished with a combined 16–16–1…..but in 1986, they won the Southwest Conference championship for the first time since 1976….and played in the Cotton Bowl for the first time since 1968…..whereas Auburn University came into the game being highlighted by Bo Jackson….who rushed for 1,786 yards and won the Heisman Trophy for a team that had at one point was ranked # 1 before losing to Tennessee….and finishing at 8 – 3….which was only good for 6th in the Southeastern Conference….while finishing behind the three teams that had beaten them in Tennessee, Florida and Alabama.   

During this halftime show is a special feature on TCU’ All American wide receiver Mike Renfro…..which highlights the incredible accomplishments that he achieved with the Horned Frogs…..who won only 4 games in his four years of outstanding play…..while leading the SWC (Southwest Conference) in receptions all four years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NCAAF – 1984 – Keith Jackson Recaps Penn State Vs Texas Highlights + Coach Akers Postgame Speech

This video is hosted by ABC’s legendary voice of college football, Keith Jackson, as he recaps the 1984 game between coach Joe Paterno’s # 4 ranked Penn State Nittany Lions verses coach Fred Akers # 2 ranked Texas Longhorns….in which the Horns stampeded the Nittany Lions by a score of 28 – 3….as Jackson summarizes…

NCAAF – 1984 – Bowl Day 84 Highlights – NBC Sports Len Berman Recap Of All The Major Bowl Games

In this January 2, 1984 NBC Sports telecast, sportscaster Len Berman recaps the day of college football’s major bowl games…..with highlights and overview of Auburn downing Michigan by a score of 9 – 7 in the Sugar Bowl……along with Georgia’s last minute 10 – 9 victory over the undefeated Texas Longhorns….plus the classic match-up in…

NCAAF – 1985 – Austin KVUE Ch 24 Steve Ross + Texas Coach Fred Akers Preview Upcoming Longhorn Season

Steve Ross was a popular sportscaster with Austin KVUE Ch 24 during this preseason interview and program covering the upcoming 1985 Texas Longhorns schedule with UT Coach Fred Akers…..as seen in this video herewith…..as he and Coach Akers discuss all things Longhorns as the 1985 season is about to kick off….including assessment of the team…

NCAAF + USFL + NFL – 1984 – ABCs Jim Lampley Reviews The Year 1984 In College + NFL + USFL Football

 In this ABC Sports special, legendary sportscaster Jim McKay passes the mike to another future sportscasting legend, Jim Lampley….who covers the year 1984 in footall in America….to include highlights of the college football season, with features on Bo Jackson, Doug Flutie and Bernie Kosar….plus a review of the USFL season featuring QB’s Steve Young and…

NCAAF – 1985 – Bluebonnet Bowl Halftime – Longhorn Season Review + Profile Of UT Alum Author James Michener

The 1985 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season…..where the Longhorns finished the regular season with an 8–3 record….and went on to lose 24 – 16 to the Air Force Academy in the Bluebonnet Bowl on December 31, 1985 at Rice Stadium in Houston, TX in front of a crowd of…