Texas football rounds up the October slate coming out of the bye week against the Houston Cougars on the road on Oct. 21 and the BYU Cougars at home on Oct. 28. Texas’ next two contests against Houston and BYU will both be afternoon kickoffs.
It was announced on Oct. 16 that the Longhorns will kick off its contest against BYU at home at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin on Oct. 28 at 2:30 p.m. CT. Texas-BYU will be televised on ESPN or ABC.
Texas football vs. BYU will kickoff at 2:30 p.m. CT on Oct. 28 on ESPN or ABC
The network designation will reportedly be decided after this coming weekend’s games wrap up.
This matchup between Texas and BYU will be the only one for these teams as Big 12 foes. Texas has faced BYU five times in the program’s history. BYU owns the edge in the all-time series against Texas, with a record of 1-4-0.
These two teams last met on the gridiron at the back end of a home-and-home series in 2014. BYU defeated Texas in both matchups in that home-and-home series in 2013 and 2014 by double-digits in each game.
The last time Texas beat BYU was in 2011 when these two teams squared off at DKR in Week 2.
The Longhorns are 1-2-0 all-time against BYU at home in Austin. BYU is perfect in two contests against Texas in Provo.
Texas will head into the Oct. 28 matchup in Austin against BYU with a record of 6-1 (3-1 Big 12) or 5-2 (2-2 Big 12), depending on what happens in its game against Houston on the road on Oct. 21.
BYU is looking to avoid heading into the matchup against Texas with a two-game losing streak when it battles the Texas Tech Red Raiders at home in Provo on Oct. 21. The Cougars boast a record of 4-2 (1-2 Big 12) after a convincing loss to the TCU Horned Frogs in Fort Worth on Oct. 14.
Texas’ next contest against Houston will kick off at 3 p.m. CT on Oct. 21 at TDECU Stadium. Texas-Houston will be broadcast live on FOX.