I present your 1948.............

Discussion in 'In The Stands' started by LousianaHorn, Aug 3, 2018.

  1. LousianaHorn

    LousianaHorn 500+ Posts

    Texas Longhorn football squad...........7-3-1 (4-1-1 SWC) beat UGA in the Orange Bowl 41-28.
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  2. Dionysus

    Dionysus Admin

    Wow, great photo.

    Bobby Layne (22) and Tom Landry (24) in the back?

    Also, there’s a B and a U painted on the scoreboard in the background. Maybe some Baylor shenanigans there.
     
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  3. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada Liquor Man

    They're in white. Maybe the photo was taken in Waco.
     
  4. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    It has "Operated by The University Co-Op" across the top with scores being Texas and Visitor while the BU is spray painted.

    Great pic! Playing with only 20 players in this Texas heat took some kind of special guts. Makes the roster rotations today seem soft. :hookem:
     
  5. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada Liquor Man

    Clearly you are correct. I missed all of those clues.
     
  6. uisge beatha

    uisge beatha 1,000+ Posts

    Were those pants orange?
     
  7. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 2,500+ Posts

    Never saw them, but I would bet they are khaki
     
  8. beer_dog

    beer_dog 100+ Posts

    I think that image is from 1947, Layne was a senior in 47 and Landry a Jr.
     

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