The final road game in Big 12 play for No. 7 Texas football will see head coach Steve Sarkisian’s squad travel to Ames this weekend to face the Iowa State Cyclones and head coach Matt Campbell. Texas’ final meeting with Iowa State as conference foes will come in a difficult spot in Ames in Week 12.
If the Longhorns come out with a win over Iowa State on Nov. 18, Texas will be just one step shy of getting a spot in the Big 12 Championship Game and remain in the conversation for the College Football Playoff. Texas would also reach double-digit wins during the regular season for the first time since 2009 with a victory over Iowa State this weekend.
Texas enters Week 12 with a record of 9-1 (6-1 Big 12) following a close 29-26 win on the road in Fort Worth on Nov. 11 over the TCU Horned Frogs. The Longhorns have won four games in a row heading into Week 12.
Iowa State has turned a corner in the last five or six weeks after a sluggish start to the season. Since Iowa State dropped its first two and three of its first four games against FBS foes this season, the Cyclones have won four of its last five contests. Iowa State enters Week 12 with a record of 6-4 (5-2 Big 12) after a dominant 45-13 win on Nov. 11 on the road over the BYU Cougars in Provo.
Here’s a look at the TV/streaming information and game time as No. 7 Texas travels to Ames in Week 12 to face Iowa State at Jack Trice Stadium on Nov. 18.
How to watch Texas football vs. Iowa State
TV/Stream: FOX/Fubo TV
Radio/Audio Stream: The Varsity Network/Longhorn Radio Network
Game time: 7 p.m. CT
Live stats: Statbroadcast
For the second consecutive week, the Longhorns have a nationally broadcast Big 12 game in primetime. It is the second of three primetime games for the Longhorns to finish the regular season. Texas kicks off on Black Friday (Nov. 24) against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at DKR in Austin at 6:30 p.m. CT.
Jason Benetti, Brock Huard, and Allison Williams will call the Texas-Iowa State game in Ames on Nov. 18 live on FOX. Craig Way, Roger Wallace, and Will Matthews will call the game live on Longhorn Radio Network.
Texas vs. Iowa State series history
While Texas historically has the edge in this series against Iowa State, with a record of 15-5-0, the Cyclones had the edge recently. Iowa State has won three of the last four matchups against Texas.
Texas topped Iowa State by a score of 24-21 when these two teams met in Austin last season.
The Longhorns opened as an eight-point favorite over Iowa State. The line has shifted narrowly in favor of Iowa State, favoring Texas by 7.5 points (per Caesars Sportsbook).