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 5, 1956

Steve Denton is Born

Tennis player Steve Denton is born in Kingsville, Texas. Denton is currently the head men's tennis coach as some little university in east Texas.

September 5, 1977

Cedric Woodard is Born

Defensive tackle Cedric Woodard is born in Bay City, Texas.

September 5, 1978

Leonard Davis is Born

Consensus All-American offensive guard Leonard Davis is born in Wortham, Texas.

September 05, 1985

Volleyball: UNLV versus Texas 1985

Texas beats UNLV in volleyball 16-14, 15-10, 15-11.

September 05, 1986

Volleyball: Sam Houston State versus Texas 1986

Texas beats Sam Houston State in volleyball 15-4, 15-2, 15-3.

September 5, 1986

Colt McCoy is Born

Longhorn quarterback Colt McCoy is born.

September 05, 1987

Volleyball: Kansas versus Texas 1987

Texas beats Kansas in volleyball 15-10, 15-5, 15-9.

September 5, 1987

Football: Texas at Auburn 1987

#5 Auburn beats Texas in football 3-31.

September 05, 1990

Volleyball: Texas at Southwest Texas 1990

Texas beats Southwest Texas in volleyball 15-2, 15-10, 15-13.

September 05, 1991

Volleyball: Ohio State versus Texas 1991

Texas beats #14 Ohio State in Volleyball 15-13, 14-16, 15-12, 10-15, 15-8.

September 05, 1992

Volleyball: Texas at Ball State 1992

Texas beats Ball State in Volleyball 15-5, 15-11, 15-7.

September 5, 1992

Football: Mississippi St. versus Texas 1992

#21 Mississippi St. beats #25 Texas in football 10-28.

September 05, 1997

Volleyball: Oral Roberts versus Texas 1997

Texas beats Oral Roberts in volleyball 15-4, 11-15, 16-14, 15-8.

September 05, 1998

Volleyball: Northwestern versus Texas 1998

Texas beats Northwestern in volleyball 15-9, 15-13, 15-5.

September 5, 1998

Football: New Mexico State versus Texas 1998

Texas beats New Mexico State in football 66-36.

September 05, 2000

Volleyball: Texas at Southwest Texas 2000

Southwest Texas beats Texas in volleyball 8-15, 15-2, 16-14, 5-15, 8-15.

September 05, 2003

Volleyball: Nicholls State versus Texas 2003

Texas beats Nicholls State in volleyball 30-24,30-23,27-30,30-25.

September 05, 2004

Women's Soccer: Loyola (MD.) versus Texas 2004

Texas beats Loyola (MD.) in women's soccer 3-2.

September 05, 2008

Volleyball: Utah versus Texas 2008

Texas beat Utah in volleyball 25-16, 25-15, 25-15.

September 05, 2008

Women's Soccer: UTSA versus Texas 2008

Texas beats UTSA in women's soccer 3-0.

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