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Austin, TX – The Texas Longhorns have officially released their highly anticipated 2024 football schedule, complete with game times and television broadcast details. Fans and alumni eagerly await a season that promises intense competition and thrilling matchups as the Longhorns strive to build on last year’s successful campaign.


**Season Opener**


The Longhorns will kick off their season at home in Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on August 31 against the Rice Owls. The game is set for a 7:00 PM CST start and will be broadcast nationally on the Longhorn Network. This opener serves as a crucial tune-up before the Longhorns face more challenging opponents.


**Non-Conference Highlights**


One of the marquee matchups of the non-conference slate comes on September 7 when the Longhorns travel to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. Scheduled for a 6:00 PM CST kickoff, this game will be featured in prime time on ESPN. The clash against Alabama is expected to be a significant early test for the Longhorns, providing a benchmark for the team’s readiness for the season ahead.


The Longhorns will return home to face the Wyoming Cowboys on September 14, with a 3:30 PM CST kickoff. This game will be broadcast on FS1, allowing a broad audience to catch the Longhorns in action.


**Conference Play Begins**


The Longhorns will begin Big 12 play on September 21 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in Stillwater. This game, set for a 2:30 PM CST start, will be televised on ABC, ensuring a nationwide audience for one of the conference’s most storied rivalries.


On October 5, the Red River Showdown against the Oklahoma Sooners will take center stage at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. As one of college football’s most historic rivalries, this game always garners significant attention. The kickoff is slated for 11:00 AM CST and will be aired on FOX. The early start time ensures that the nation will be tuned in to see if the Longhorns can claim victory in this critical clash.


**Homecoming and Key Home Games**


Homecoming weekend will be celebrated on October 19 when Texas hosts the Kansas Jayhawks. The game will start at 6:30 PM CST and will be shown on the Longhorn Network. This matchup offers an opportunity for alumni to reconnect and cheer on their team.


Another pivotal home game will occur on November 16 when the Longhorns face the Baylor Bears. The game will start at 7:00 PM CST and be broadcast on ESPN2. This late-season contest could have significant implications for the Big 12 standings.


**Closing Out the Season**


The Longhorns will conclude the regular season with two critical games. On November 23, they will travel to Ames to face the Iowa State Cyclones in a game that will kick off at 11:00 AM CST on ABC. The regular season finale will be on November 30 at home against the Texas Tech Red Raiders, with a 2:30 PM CST start time, also on ABC. These final games are expected to be crucial as the Longhorns aim to secure a spot in the Big 12 Championship.


**Looking Ahead**


With a blend of high-stakes non-conference games and challenging Big 12 matchups, the Longhorns’ 2024 schedule is set to be one of the most exciting in recent memory. Head Coach Steve Sarkisian and his team are prepared to meet these challenges head-on, with the ultimate goal of securing a spot in the College Football Playoff.


As the season approaches, Longhorn fans everywhere are gearing up for what promises to be a thrilling ride. Whether watching from the stands in Austin or tuning in from across the country, supporters can expect a season of high drama and intense competition.

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