We competed offensively; I thought our cuts were much harder. We just competed. If you don't do it, you really aren't ever going to have an opportunity to win big games.
Saturday, Aug. Week 2 — Sept. The winner will potentially gain a major trump card if it is in the hunt for the College Football Playoff at the end of the season.
The Longhorns will face their most physical opponent on their entire schedule in this game. Week 3 — Sept. Rice was a truly dreadful team last season in year one of a major overhaul under head coach Mike Bloomgren. The Horns should have little trouble in this matchup.
Week 4 — Sept. Texas kicks off Big 12 play with a revenge opportunity against the Cowboys. This game could have serious implications down the line in the conference title race.
Week 6 — Oct.
Yet another opportunity for Texas to get payback for a frustrating loss from last season. The Mountaineers let more than their play do the talking a year ago in a victory at UT.
If they pull that off again, count on Texas going home with an L. Week 7 — Oct.
Oklahoma Dallas The Red River rivals split their two meetings last season, but winning their annual showdown in the Cotton Bowl still carries plenty of weight for the Horns. The Sooners will want revenge and the opportunity to take back the Golden Hat.
After losing to No. What shocked coach Tom Herman the most about the defeat was how easily the Sooners pushed around, ran through or simply ran past the Longhorns , Big
One interesting angle to this matchup is that Texas has two revenge games immediately preceding it. Herman usually has his teams ultra-focused for their biggest games.
This poses a unique test for his motivational skills. Week 8 — Oct. Kansas Austin, Texas Texas enjoys a pillowy matchup in an obvious letdown spot. The Jayhawks managed to put a scare into the Horns last season in a game UT eventually won, Week 9 — Oct.
Week 11 — Nov. Although KSU was once a perennial thorn in the side of the Longhorns, UT has won the last two meetings between the two teams.
Maybe new K-State head coach Chris Klieman can start a winning streak of his own? If so, it will likely start next year. Week 12 — Nov.
The Cyclones are always a tough out at home, and they should be hitting their stride this late in the year. Texas handled ISU easily last season in a win. The Horns shut down the Cyclones in the process, limiting the ISU offense to a measly total yards for the game.
Another effort like that from the UT defense will probably earn the Horns a W.
Week 13 — Nov. The Bears are improving rapidly under head coach Matt Rhule and will have a chance at revenge after nearly pulling off an upset last season in Austin. The good news for the Longhorns is that BU will have just played Oklahoma the week before.
As such, the Bears might not be able to give the visitors their best shot. Week 14 — Nov. The Red Raiders have sprung an upset in this spot before, handing the Horns a disappointing loss in Texas Longhorns Schedule.