2008 is their 116th season. The University of Texas played their first game on November 30, 1893 against the Dallas Athletic Club. The Longhorns won 18-16.
In the several biographies/articles I have looked at on the Internet, there has been no mention of football at the University of Texas. These articles state that he won a scholarship and studied theatre and dance and appeared in productions of the University and the Ballet of Austin.
The Columbia University football team is called the Lions. Sometimes they have been known as the Violets but the name they use when playing other teams is the Lions.
Since the Draft was instituted in 1936 311 Texas players have been drafted.
The oldest football club with a well-documented, continuous history is the Dublin University Football Club, founded in 1854 at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. Cambridge University Association Football Club has been described by both the university as the oldest club now playing Association football (soccer). Sheffield Football Club, in Sheffield, England is the oldest documented non-university club, and was founded in 1857.
he has been playing for about 9 years
The University of Miami (Florida)
2009 Big 12 championship before the referees decided they would rather have Texas in the National championship than obeying the rule book, which explicitly states that the end of game is not a reviewable play. or their loss to Texas Tech in 2008 due to a last minute play by Crabtree.
Texas A&M University was founded in 1871, 12 years before the University of Texas was founded in 1883. This has been a source of conflict between the two colleges, as A&M students are upset that a school founded 12 years later would title itself THE University of Texas. To this day, Aggies call The University of Texas t.u., for Texas University.
Southwestern University (in Georgetown TX) does not have a football team, therefore it is not affiliated with any football conference.
They have been playing since the 1920's.