NCAA Football – 1987 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Tech Red Raiders Vs Texas Longhorns – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:     The 1987 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Longhorns were coached by David McWilliams and finished the regular season with a 6–5 record….which ended on a high note as they defeated  Pittsburgh University in the Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl…by a score of 32 – 27.     …

NCAA Football – 1984 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs Texas Tech Red Raiders – 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE:    Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, was raised in West Texas where football was KING….with the only close 2nd being baseball….which was just a popular as football in the 1950s and 1960s…..I mean, can you sing  “talkin baseball….with Willie….Mickey….and the Duke”….but football in West Texas was a way of life….heck, the fathers of really…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    Back in the days of the fabled Soutwest Conference….known for its hard-nosed football and long standing rivalries….you could always bet that any inter-conference match-up would be a test of will and character….regardless of the talent of each team taking the field….and this 1983 SWC Game of the Week on Home Sports Entertainment…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of The Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:      There used to be a powerful college football conference that won 32 national championships between 1914 and 1996….and that was the old Southwest Conference (SWC)….where football was KING….and all other sports bowed down to the mighty SWC football teams.      Composed primarily of schools from Texas….at various times the conference included…

NCAA Football – 1984 – Special – KVUE Ch 24 Ausins Tribute To Texas Longhorns Football Season

DOG ASIDE:    KVUE Channel 24 Austin has always been a huge supporter of University of Texas sports….especially football….as they always produced special programs that served as evidence of their support….and this review and highlights of the 1984 Longhorn season serves as a perfect example of their support.  The 1984 Texas Longhorns were ranked #…

NCAA Football – 1986 – Austin Ch 24 Special – Texas Longhorns Season In Review – Highlights

DOG ASIDE:     The 1986 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season…..as te Longhorns finished the regular season with an 5–6 record….when after their 16–3 loss to rival Texas A&M….head coach Fred Akers was fired…..after posting the 1st losing record at the University of Texas since 1957 in coach Darrell…

NCAA Football – 1977 – Highlights – Texas 11 – 0 Season & Earl Campbell Heisman Run – SWC In Review

DOG ASIDE:   No coach in the history of college football has ever come into their 1st season of coaching at any school that had more talent or upside than the 1977 Texas Longhorns….when Coach Fred Akers took over at the helm of Texas football….for anchoring this outstanding football team that the 1st year coach…

NCAA Football – 1986 – Rose Bowl Classic – Iowa Hawkeyes VS UCLA Bruins – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE:    The 1986 Rose Bowl was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1986 between the UCLA Bruins vs. Iowa Hawkeyes….as Coach Terry Donohue led the Bruins and Coach Hayden Fry led the Hawkeyes into this 72nd Rose Bowl Game.  The UCLA Bruins defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes 45-28….as UCLA tailback Eric Ball was named the Rose Bowl Player Of The Game….after running for…

NCAA Football – 1985 – SWC Game of the Week – Texas Longhorns VS Arkansas Razorbacks – 1st Qtr

DOG ASIDE:   I can remember vividly the stories told by Bone Daddy about the “blood rivalry” between the University of Texas and the University of Arkansas back in the days of the Southwest Conference in football….as the SWC was at the very top of the college football food chain throughout its entire existence from 1914 to…