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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 and their players regarding “strong suits and weak points” of the team going into the new season….then the two go through the upcoming schedule where Coach Akers assesses each team his Longhorns will face. 

It is videos like this one that really bring us at ImaSportsphile back to our roots…..cuz Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile was also preparing for the upcoming 1985 college football season at his place, Madison Square Garden, The Sports Place at 302 E. 6th Street in Austin, Texas….when this program with Steve Ross and Coach Akers aired on KVUE Ch 24. 

The 1985 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Longhorns finished the regular season with an 8 – 3 record….while going 6 – 2 in Southwest Conference play….which tied them with Arkansas and Baylor with a 2nd place record in conference play…..and then the Horns lost to Air Force in the Bluebonnet Bowl by a score of 24 – 16.

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