Texas moved quickly to replace the 2019 Notre Dame non-conference game lost last week in a scheduling shuffle, adding a home-and-home series with South Florida that'll have the Longhorns and Bulls meeting for the first time.
Texas will host USF in 2019 and 2024, and travel to Tampa to play at USF in 2022. It'll be the fourth-ever game Texas has played in the state of Florida. Texas opened up UCF's on-campus stadium in 2007, a game that almost ended in disaster. After the game, Mack Brown said the Longhorns, "would never open up an opponents' stadium again." UT also played at Miami in 1973 and at Florida in 1940.
Texas travels to Ann Arbor in 2024 in the first of a two-game series with Michigan. Other notable non-conference football match-ups in the future include Notre Dame, Maryland, USC and Ohio State. The Longhorns also host Central Florida in 2017.
If the Big 12 were to expand to 12 teams, UCF and USF could be schools the conference might target, along with BYU. The Big 12 could benefit by moving south and east, where college football is most powerful and prominent.