Today in Texas Longhorn Sports History

What happened on this day in Texas Longhorn sports history?

Below is a list of major events in Texas Longhorn sports history that happened on this day. They can have been for current teams, former athletes, or related events. There’s something new every day.

October 23, 1897

Football: San Antonio versus Texas 1897

Texas beats San Antonio in football 10-0.

October 23, 1904

Harvey Penick is Born

Head golf coach (1931-1963) Harvey Penick is born in Austin, Texas.

October 23, 1909

Football: Trinity versus Texas 1909

Texas beats Trinity in football 18-0.

October 23, 1915

Football: Oklahoma versus Texas 1915

Oklahoma beats Texas in football 13-14.

October 23, 1926

Football: Texas at Rice1926

Texas beats Rice in football 20-0.

October 23, 1928

Football: Texas at Rice 1928

Texas beats Rice in football 13-6.

October 23, 1937

Football: Rice versus Texas 1937

Rice beats Texas in football 7-14.

October 23, 1943

Football: Rice versus Texas 1943

#16 Texas beats Rice in football 58-0.

October 23, 1948

Football: Texas at Rice 1948

Texas beats Rice in football 20-7.

October 23, 1954

Football: Texas at Rice 1954

Rice beats Texas in football 7-13.

October 23, 1961

Kiki DeAyala is Born

Linebacker Julian "Kiki'' DeAyala is born in Miami, Florida.

October 23, 1965

Football: Rice versus Texas 1965

Rice beats #5 Texas in football 17-20.

October 23, 1971

Football: Rice versus Texas 1971

#16 Texas beats Rice in football 39-10.

October 23, 1976

Football: SMU versus Texas 1976

#13 Texas beats SMU in football 13-12.

October 23, 1979

Volleyball: Texas at Texas Lutheran 1979

Texas Lutheran beats Texas in volleyball 15-8, 13-15, 15-9, 13-15, 8-15.

October 23, 1982

Football: SMU versus Texas 1982

#4 SMU beats #19 Texas in football 17-30.

October 23, 1982

Volleyball: Southern Illinois versus Texas 1982

Texas beats Southern Illinois in volleyball 15-2, 13-15, 15-10, 12-15, 15-10.

October 23, 1993

Football: SMU versus Texas 1993

Texas beats SMU in football at San Antonio 37-10.

October 23, 1993

Volleyball: Houston versus Texas 1993

Texas beats Houston in Volleyball 13-15, 15-6, 15-13, 15-12.

October 23, 1998

Volleyball: Texas at Kansas State 1998

Texas beats #25 Kansas State in volleyball 15-9, 15-7, 13-15, 16-14.

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