Texas Longhorns Football Back Home Saturday to Face Kansas


Horns will play the Jayhawks at 2:30 p.m. from Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
Horns will play the Jayhawks at 2:30 p.m. from Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

Via TexasSports.com

Texas Back Home Saturday to Face Kansas: Texas, coming off an impressive 30-7 road victory over TCU, begins a stretch of three home games in a four-week period on Saturday (2:30 p.m. CT/Longhorn Network) when Kansas comes to Austin. The Longhorns will have gone 42 days without a true home game (UT was the designated home team for this year's AT&T Red River Rivalry in Dallas). Texas is tied for first in the Big 12 with Baylor (4-0). KU has dropped four in a row since winning two of its first three games.

The Kansas Series: Texas and Kansas are meeting for the 13th time in a series that dates back to 1901. The Longhorns lead the series 10-2 with the only losses coming in 1901 and 1938 in Lawrence. The Horns have won all 10 matchups in Big 12 play and have outscored Kansas by an average of 43.6-14.5 points per game in that stretch. Texas holds a 5-0 advantage in Austin and have outscored KU by an average of 52.8 to 13.0.

2023 Texas Longhorns Football Season Tickets

Ticket information: Tickets to Saturday's game can be purchased online at TexasSports.com, by calling the UT Athletics ticket office at 512-471-3333 or at any Texas Box Office outlet, including Belmont Hall (Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) or the Frank Erwin Center (Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.). Ticket prices range between $50-$65 for this game.

Quick Note: UT is averaging 450.7 yards of total offense which ranks No. 3 in the Big 12. The Horns are averaging 200.4 yards on the ground (No. 3 Big 12/No. 35 FBS) and 250.3 in the air. Texas, which ranks No. 3 in the Big 12 in rushing, rolled up 187 yards vs. TCU which came into the game yielding 115.3 yards per contest. The Horned Frogs were ranked first in the Big 12 and No. 17 nationally in rushing defense.


James Schleicher

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