247Sports reports that the Texas Longhorns and Texas Tech Red Raiders are in talks to continue their longstanding rivalry as non-conference opponents once Texas makes to the move to the SEC, a move that’s anticipated to take place as soon as 2023 or as late as 2025.
The Austin American-Statesman confirmed the report.
Texas has agreed in principal to play Texas Tech in an annual non-conference football game once UT leaves for the SEC, Tech AD Kirby Hocutt tells @AJ_DonWilliams. "We've spoken about a 20- to 25-year commitment."— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) September 11, 2021
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Hog wild: Arkansas throttles Texas 40-21 as Horns’ offense sputters
Austin American-Statesman: Third quarter stumbles cost Texas in its comeback attempt at Arkansas
Austin American-Statesman: How the Texas Longhorns graded out in their loss to Arkansas
Austin American-Statesman: Texas’ Sarkisian: ‘We’ve got to get back to the drawing board’
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Razorbacks show how Texas isn’t quite ready for the SEC yet
Dallas Morning News: Welcome to the league: Maybe there’s still time for Texas to rethink this whole SEC thing
Dallas Morning News: National reaction to Texas’ loss to Arkansas: Longhorns get harsh preview of life in SEC
Dallas Morning News: 5 takeaways from No. 15 Texas’ loss to Arkansas: Razorbacks dominate Longhorns on line of scrimmage
247Sports: Recap: No. 15 Texas bullied in humbling road loss to Arkansas, 40-21
247Sports: Pick Six: Texas program still has many unanswered questions: Recap: No. 15 Texas bullied in humbling road loss to Arkansas, 40-21
Inside Texas: Texas-Arkansas Postmortem: Offense
Inside Texas: Smelling Salts: Coming to after getting knocked out by Arkansas
Inside Texas: Texas-Arkansas Postmortem: Defense/special teams
Inside Texas: Texas Longhorns suffer their worst loss in five years
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: Four-star offensive lineman Harris Sewell projects to be an elite prize in 2023 class
247Sports: The Stampede: Class numbers, new faces out west and flip chances
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Our Daily Bears: Baylor blasts Texas Southern 66-7
Viva the Matadors: Game Thread: Stephen F. Austin
Frogs O’ War: Quick Thoughts: Frogs squeak by Bears 34-32
Crimson and Cream Machine: OU rises to No. 3 in AP Poll
Cowboys Ride For Free: Turnpike (too close) Classic
The Smoking Musket: West Virginia steamrolls LIU for first win of the season
The Smoking Musket: What I think after ‘dominating’ LIU
Bring On The Cats: K-State survives Southern Illinois 31-23
Rock Chalk Talk: A semi statistical recap of Coastal Carolina
WHAT WE’RE READING
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NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- At least Texas isn’t the only Lone Star team trying to figure out its quarterback situation.
- And speaking of quarterbacks, at least Casey Thompson had some wheels underneath him.
- In other news, Urban Meyer had a rough day in his NFL debut.