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Football celebrates 50th anniversary of 1969 National Championship

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The 2019 Texas Football season marks the 50th anniversary of the storied 1969 National Championship team. Texas Athletics celebrates the milestone during the Saturday, Oct. 19 game vs. Kansas (presented by Equipment Depot).

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College football celebrated 100 years of competition in 1969. ABC executives arranged for Texas and Arkansas to play the final game of the regular season, moving the team's usual October meeting date to the first weekend in December.