Awesome news for the relatively distant future as the Longhorns and Buckeyes have agreed to play a home and home series in 2022 and 2023. Here’s the details from MBTF:

Two of the most storied programs in college football history will meet again as The University of Texas and The Ohio State University have agreed to a future home and home series. The Buckeyes are slated to travel to Austin on Sept. 17, 2022 while the Longhorns will head to Columbus on Sept. 16, 2023. Texas and Ohio State last met at the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in 2009.

The two schools with a combined 243 years of college football history and 1,693 all-time victories didn’t meet on the football field until 2005, but the Longhorns and Buckeyes have played three times since. No. 2 Texas knocked off No. 4 Ohio State, 25-22, in Columbus en route to the 2005 BCS National Championship. The No. 1 Buckeyes returned the favor, claiming a 24-7 win over the No. 2 Longhorns in Austin on its way to a BCS National Championship game berth in 2006. No. 3 Texas met No. 10 Ohio State in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl following the 2008 season. The Longhorns came from behind to win that one, 24-21, on a Colt McCoy to Quan Cosby 26-yard TD strike with 16 seconds remaining.

It’s a long way off but nice to see the Longhorns continuing to strengthen their out of conference scheduling. There’s at least one really nice opponent on the schedule per year including series with Cal, Notre Dame, and USC.


Posted November 20th, 2009 by Brian
Filed under: Basketball

North Carolina head basketball coach Roy Williams regrets scheduling his team’s December match-up versus Texas. Or more accurately, he regrets scheduling the Horns along with a full gauntlet of tough teams including [tag]Kentucky[/tag], [tag]Michigan State[/tag], and [tag]Ohio State[/tag] before the end of December. Williams is worried he may have overextended his inexperienced Tar Heels:

North Carolina coach Roy Williams admitted he might have over-scheduled his young team. The last game he took was the Dec. 19 game at Texas in the first college basketball game ever at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. “As it gets closer, I’m thinking maybe I shouldn’t have done that,” Williams said Monday.

Tickets for the big game in Jerry World between Texas and UNC are are available on StubHub.

(via The Dagger)


Looks like the mighty 12th Man can’t sell out their biggest game of the year against a team they claim is their rival. Texas A&M’s 12th Man Foundation didn’t sell their entire allotment of tickets to Aggies and have opened up ticket sales to the general public. Head over to their site and buy as many as you can afford and paint Kyle Field burnt orange.

Or if you want to choose your own seats check out what’s available on StubHub.


Posted November 16th, 2009 by Brian
Filed under: Football

The Longhorns will play another primetime, national TV game next Saturday. The television and time of Texas’ game versus [tag]Kansas[/tag] has been announced as a 7pm kickoff on ABC.

The Jayhawks, with a 1-5 conference record, aren’t exactly a marquee team this season but it’s slim pickings for the networks as there are no games featuring two ranked opponents this week.


According to the Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls, Texas and 2006 Rose Bowl loser USC are working on a possible home-and-home series in the relatively distant future. Nothing is remotely close to final, but the two schools are looking at setting up a pair of incredible marquee matchups for 2019 and 2020.

From Bohls’ blog:

Texas and Southern California are in the midst of serious talks about a future home-and-home series, possibly in 2019-2020, but nothing is close to being finalized, and it could still fall apart. Kudos to both football programs for taking such a risk and trying to put together what would be the Game of the Year for two straight seasons.

“USC is talking to a lot of schools – including Texas – about future football scheduling,” USC spokesman Tim Tessalone e-mailed back to the American-Statesman on Monday. “Nothing has been decided or finalized.”

A Texas spokesman also confirmed the two sides are talking but have nothing to announce yet. Rumors that Texas is also negotiating a series with Alabama are untrue, but the Longhorns are looking at other name schools.

Got your 2019 season tickets yet? The Horns are going to be must-see TV for the next 10+ years.


Longhorn fans, particularly season ticket holders, got some exciting news this week when The University of Texas announced Friday that two big opponents had been added to the future schedule. Texas will take on a pair of BCS non-conference opponents in 2015 and 2016.

From the official UT press release:

A home and home football series with Pac-10 foe [tag]California[/tag] and Big Ten opponent [tag]Minnesota[/tag] has been scheduled for the 2015 and 2016 seasons, The University of Texas announced Friday. The Longhorns will travel to Minneapolis on Sept. 19, 2015 and to Berkley on Sept. 10, 2016. The Bears will visit Austin on Sept. 12, 2015 and the Gophers will return to Austin on Sept. 17, 2016.

Great job by the Texas athletic department to schedule top quality BCS opponents. Add those games to [tag]UCLA[/tag] in 2010 and 2011 and [tag]Ole Miss[/tag] in 2012 and 2013 and you’ve got some winnable, marquee games against big name programs. Should be fun to watch.


Posted September 4th, 2009 by Matt
Filed under: Feature, Football

Thankfully once again someone has put in the time and effort this year to come up with the 2009 NCAA football helmet schedule. Not sure what I would do without it. Thank you anonymous time waster!

Just like in previous years, each conference is broken down into different tabs, with each tab containing the teams schedule in a fixed matrix style. This year’s schedule adds a different twist, using old school helmets for each team. Pretty cool indeed.



Posted September 3rd, 2009 by Brian
Filed under: Football

The 2009 football season is less than 12 hours from getting underway as several games kick off Thursday evening, including two matchups featuring top 25 teams. 9:15 tonight on ESPN will be first football most ravenous fans get to see and it’ll be between two highly ranked teams in Oregon and Boise State. Should be a fun watch.

The Longhorns’ season kicks off against Louisiana-Monroe in just two more days. T-minus 57 hours and counting! Can you feel it?!


Posted August 23rd, 2009 by Brian
Filed under: Football

The Longhorns first two games of the 2009 season aren’t exactly against marquee competition and the TV listings show it. It could be about to get worse. The Horns’ September 12th game against [tag]Wyoming[/tag] is currently slated to be on Versus, but negotiations between the TV network and DirecTV may cost many Texas fans the opportunity to the see the game. If an agreement can’t be reached by August 31st, DirectTV subscribers will no longer be able to view the network.

Even worse for fans, the usual way to see a sports game you can’t watch at home is to head to your local sports bar. Unfortunately, most sports bars and restaurants are also DirecTV customers and also won’t have the game. It may be time to start looking through your Facebook friends for Dish Network customers.



ESPN breaks down the schedules of the top Big 12 teams and calls the October matchup between the Sooners and Longhorns possibly the biggest game in college football history. Watch below:

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