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.

September 27, 1919

Football: Howard Payne versus Texas 1919

Texas beats Howard Payne in football 26-0.

September 27, 1924

Football: Southwestern versus Texas 1924

Texas beats Southwestern in football 27-0.

September 27, 1931

Football: Simmons versus Texas 1931

Texas beats Simmons in football 36-0.

September 27, 1941

Football: Texas at Colorado 1941

Texas beats Colorado in football 34-6.

September 27, 1942

Ernie Koy, Sr. Makes Final MLB Appearance

Football player turned outfielder Ernie Koy, Sr. plays in his last Major League game, for the Philadelphia Phillies.

September 27, 1947

Football: Texas at Oregon 1947

Texas beats Oregon in football 38-13.

September 27, 1952

Football: Texas at N. Carolina 1952

#11 Texas beats N. Carolina in football 28-7.

September 27, 1969

Football: Texas Tech versus Texas 1969

#4 Texas beats Texas Tech in football 49-7.

September 27, 1974

Chris Carter is Born

Safety Chris Carter is born in Tyler, Texas.

September 27, 1975

Football: Texas Tech versus Texas 1975

#6 Texas beats Texas Tech in football 42-18.

September 27, 1977

Volleyball: Southwest Texas versus Texas 1977

Texas beats Southwest Texas in volleyball 15-4, 15-9, 15-9.

September 27, 1979

Volleyball: New Mexico versus Texas 1980

Texas beats New Mexico in volleyball 15-10, 15-6.

September 27, 1979

Volleyball: Texas at BYU 1979

BYU beats Texas in volleyball 4-15, 15-11, 9-15.

September 27, 1980

Volleyball: Tennessee versus Texas 1980

Texas beats Tennessee in volleyball 15-10, 15-9.

September 27, 1980

Volleyball: Texas at San Jose State 1980

Texas beats San Jose State in volleyball 15-11, 15-10.

September 27, 1980

Volleyball: Cal-Irvine versus Texas 1980

Texas beats Cal-Irvine in volleyball 16-14, 2-15, 15-9.

September 27, 1980

Football: Oregon State versus Texas 1980

#7 Texas beats Oregon State in football 35-0.

September 27, 1985

Volleyball: Texas at Stanford 1985

#2 Stanford beats Texas in volleyball 8-15, 14-16, 15-13, 15-5, 16-18.

September 27, 1986

Volleyball: UCLA versus Texas 1986

#5 UCLA beats Texas in volleyball 15-17, 13-15, 15-3, 9-15.

September 27, 1987

Dave Walters is Born

Olympic swimmer Dave Walters is born in Yorktown, Virginia.

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