Meet the 1969 Texas Longhorns

David Arledge, Defensive End

89 – David Arledge – DE – 6’1″, 195 lbs. – Sophomore – Richardson
Outstanding agility. Outstanding aggressiveness. Good quickness. He has all the qualities that make for an outstanding player.


Bobby Mitchell, Offensive Guard

64 – Bobby Mitchell – OG – 5’11”, 206 lbs. – Junior – Wheat Ridge, CO
Took over number one spot in the spring. Shot putter in track. Coaches’ comments: “Outstanding blocker; potential to be outstanding.” Arts and Sciences major.


Scott Henderson, Linebacker

61 – Scott Henderson – ILB 6’0″ , 213 lbs. – Junior- Dallas
Outstanding athlete. Coaches’ comments: “Consistent player who makes few mistakes; smart.” All-SWC academic scholar. Arts and Sciences major.


Julius Whittier, Freshman Team
First UT African American Scholarship Player

Julius Whittier – OG – 6’1″, 215 lbs. – Frosh – San Antonio
Coaches excited about extremely talented prospect. First African American scholarship football player in Longhorn history.


Darrel Royal, Head Coach

Darrell Royal – Head Coach & Athletic Director
Royal came to Texas after the 1956 season, when the Longhorns were at one of their lowest ebbs in history. When Royal and his staff carved out a 6-3-1 record and a Sugar Bowl berth, he was an instant hero to Longhorn fans. Texas is Royal’s fourth stop as a head coach.


Steve Worster, Fullback

30 – Steve Worster – FB, 6’1″ – 204 lbs. – Junior – ridge City
One of the best fullbacks to play at Texas. Coaches’ comments: “Tremendous short yardage runner with speed to break; a devastating blocker; could play any of several positions.” Had fabulous high school career, led team to state championship. Business major.


Tom Campbell, Defensive Back

84 – Tom Campbell – CB – 5’11”, 183 lbs. – Senior – Austin
One of twin sons of defensive chief Mike Campbell. Good pass defender. Coaches’ comments: “Adapting well to new position.” Business major.


James Street, Quarterback

16 – James Street – QB – 5’11”, 175 lbs, Junior, Longview
Took over starting quarterback job in third quarter of Texas Tech game last season and has led Longhorns to 19 straight wins. Coaches’ comments: “Great arm, fine competitor and team leader.” Business major.


Randy Peschel, Tight End

40 – Randy Peschel – TE – 6’1″, 194 lbs. – Senior – Austin
Good all-around athlete. Played Outfield for Texas baseball team. Coaches’ comments: “Has good quickness and is a fine blocker.” Business major.


Mike Dean, Offensive Guard


Mike Campbell, Linebacker

86 – Mike Campbell – OLB – 5’11”, 186 lbs. – Senior – Austin
Brother of Tom. Coaches’ comments: “Good tackler; fine speed and hard worker.” Business major.


Bob McKay, Offensive Tackle

62 – Bob McKay – OT – 6’5″, 240 lbs. – Senior – Crane
Has come back well from shoulder injury. Coaches’ comments: “Size, speed and all it takes to be a great one.” Education major.