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2024 Schedule

The Southeastern Conference announced the 2024 league football schedule on Wednesday. The announcement completes Texas’ 2024 slate, with the Longhorns’ home tilt against Georgia and four non-conference games having been previously announced. The home SEC contests will feature Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi State coming to Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Meanwhile, the Longhorns will visit Arkansas, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt, along with being the designated visiting team against Oklahoma in Dallas.

Texas will begin SEC play on Sept. 28 when the Longhorns host Mississippi State at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. UT has split four contests with MSU with the Longhorns winning, 38-11, in the Cotton Bowl after the 1998 season, and 54-7 in the first meeting-ever meeting in 1921, which took place in Austin. The Bulldogs then won both games of a home-and-home series, first 13-6 in Starkville in 1991, then 28-10 in Austin in 1992.

The Longhorns square off with Oklahoma on Oct. 12 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas for the 120th game in series history in the Allstate Red River Rivalry. The Longhorns hold a 63-51-5 mark against the Sooners all-time. The series, which began in 1900, has been played in Dallas since 1912 and at the State Fair since 1929.

UT will host Georgia on Oct. 19, the second time the Longhorns will play the Bulldogs at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium and the first time since 1958. Texas and Georgia have met five times with the Longhorns holding a 4-1 advantage, including a 28-21 win in the Allstate Sugar Bowl following the 2018 season. The Bulldogs won the previous matchup, 10-9 in the 1984 Cotton Bowl, which was the Longhorns’ lone defeat of the 1983 season. Texas also prevailed, 26-7 in 1957, and 13-8 in 1958, in a home-and-home series played in Athens and Austin, respectively. The Longhorns won the first-ever meeting, 41-38, in the 1949 Orange Bowl to conclude the 1948 season.

Next up, Texas heads to Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 26 to play Vanderbilt. The Commodores lead the all-time series with the Longhorns, 8-3-1, however each of the games occurred in 1928 and earlier with seven of those played in Dallas. The Commodores are 4-0 in Nashville, including the first meeting in 1899, along with games in 1905, 1906 and 1925. The teams have only met once in Austin, which was the lone tie, 5-5, in 1903.

Texas will welcome Florida to Austin on Nov. 9. The Longhorns lead the all-time series against the Gators, 2-0-1, with most recent coming in 1940 in Gainesville, a contest won by the Horns, 26-0. The previous two were played in Austin, resulting in a 12-0 win for Texas in 1939, and a 7-7 tie in 1924.

The Longhorns will travel to Fayetteville, Ark., on Nov. 16, where they faced Arkansas as recently as 2021 in a game the Razorbacks won, 40-21. However, Texas leads the all-time series, 56-23, including 26-10 on the road, after the schools were in the Southwest Conference together from 1915-91. Arkansas has won four of the six meetings since then with Texas prevailing 22-20 in 2004 in Fayetteville, and 52-10 in 2008 in Austin.

The final regular-season home contest will feature Kentucky on Nov. 23. There has been only one previous meeting between the Longhorns and Wildcats, a game Texas won in Austin, 7-6, in 1951.

In the regular-season finale, Texas and Texas A&M will renew their rivalry on Nov. 30 in College Station where the Longhorns won the last meeting, 27-25, in 2011. They had been in the Southwest Conference together from 1915-95, followed by the Big 12 from 1996-2011 with Texas leading the overall series, 76-37-5, including 25-22-2 in College Station. The Longhorns have also won nine of the last 12 overall contests since 2000.

Texas begins the season on Aug. 31 when they play host to Colorado State. The next week, the Longhorns head to the Big House in Ann Arbor, Mich. for a showdown with Michigan (Sept. 7) before the Wolverines are scheduled to play a return game in Austin in 2027. The non-conference portion of the schedule continues the following week when Texas hosts UTSA (Sept. 14) and wraps up at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium against ULM (Sept. 21).

2024 Texas Football Schedule
(Home games in bold caps; neutral-site contests in italics; all times TBA)
Sept. 7 – at Michigan
Sept. 14 – UTSA
Sept. 21 – ULM
Oct. 12 – vs. Oklahoma* (Cotton Bowl – Dallas)
Oct. 19 – GEORGIA*
Oct. 26 – at Vanderbilt*
Nov. 9 – FLORIDA*
Nov. 16 – at Arkansas*
Nov. 23 – KENTUCKY*
Nov. 30 – at Texas A&M*

*Southeastern Conference game

All games are subject to change.