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, 1956Steve 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, 1977Cedric Woodard is Born
Defensive tackle Cedric Woodard is born in Bay City, Texas.
September 5, 1978Leonard Davis is Born
Consensus All-American offensive guard Leonard Davis is born in Wortham, Texas.
September 05, 1985Volleyball: UNLV versus Texas 1985
Texas beats UNLV in volleyball 16-14, 15-10, 15-11.
September 05, 1986Volleyball: Sam Houston State versus Texas 1986
Texas beats Sam Houston State in volleyball 15-4, 15-2, 15-3.
September 5, 1986Colt McCoy is Born
Longhorn quarterback Colt McCoy is born.
September 05, 1987Volleyball: Kansas versus Texas 1987
Texas beats Kansas in volleyball 15-10, 15-5, 15-9.
September 5, 1987Football: Texas at Auburn 1987
#5 Auburn beats Texas in football 3-31.
September 05, 1990Volleyball: Texas at Southwest Texas 1990
Texas beats Southwest Texas in volleyball 15-2, 15-10, 15-13.
September 05, 1991Volleyball: Ohio State versus Texas 1991
Texas beats #14 Ohio State in Volleyball 15-13, 14-16, 15-12, 10-15, 15-8.
September 05, 1992Volleyball: Texas at Ball State 1992
Texas beats Ball State in Volleyball 15-5, 15-11, 15-7.
September 5, 1992Football: Mississippi St. versus Texas 1992
#21 Mississippi St. beats #25 Texas in football 10-28.
September 05, 1997Volleyball: Oral Roberts versus Texas 1997
Texas beats Oral Roberts in volleyball 15-4, 11-15, 16-14, 15-8.
September 05, 1998Volleyball: Northwestern versus Texas 1998
Texas beats Northwestern in volleyball 15-9, 15-13, 15-5.
September 5, 1998Football: New Mexico State versus Texas 1998
Texas beats New Mexico State in football 66-36.
September 05, 2000Volleyball: Texas at Southwest Texas 2000
Southwest Texas beats Texas in volleyball 8-15, 15-2, 16-14, 5-15, 8-15.
September 05, 2003Volleyball: Nicholls State versus Texas 2003
Texas beats Nicholls State in volleyball 30-24,30-23,27-30,30-25.
September 05, 2004Women's Soccer: Loyola (MD.) versus Texas 2004
Texas beats Loyola (MD.) in women's soccer 3-2.
September 05, 2008Volleyball: Utah versus Texas 2008
Texas beat Utah in volleyball 25-16, 25-15, 25-15.
September 05, 2008Women's Soccer: UTSA versus Texas 2008
Texas beats UTSA in women's soccer 3-0.« 1 of 2 »
I am adding entries just about every day, so if there’s a piece of Texas Longhorn history that you believe is missing, let me know.
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