Texas officials announced today they have scheduled a home-and-home football series with both California and Minnesota during the 2015 and 2016 seasons.
The Longhorns will play at Minnesota in 2015 and at California in 2016. The teams will play in Austin in the opposite year of the respective contracts.
In both seasons, the non-conference contests will be played in consecutive weeks. The 2015 season has California playing in Austin on Sept. 12, followed by the Longhorns’ trip to Minnesota on Sept. 19. During the 2016 season, Texas plays at California on Sept. 10 before returning home to face Minnesota on Sept. 17.
Texas officials also announced the addition of non-conference games in 2013 and 2014 against New Mexico State (Aug. 31, 2013) and North Texas (Aug. 30, 2014). Both contests will be played in Austin and project to be the openers in those seasons.
_ Jimmy Burch