Texas, Alabama schedule home-and-home football series

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Alabam coach Nick Saban, and Nebraska coach Scott Frost

Alabama and Texas have agreed to a home-and-home series for 2022 and 2023.

Texas has also announced that its added a home game against UTEP on September 19, 2020 and that it's canceled a home game with UCF that was scheduled for September 9, 2023. It will mark the tenth time that the two programs have faced off on the gridiron. Texas holds a 2-1 advantage in those matchups. The Longhorns will host the first game and travel to Tuscaloosa for the following game.

Also on Wednesday, Texas announced that UTEP has been added to the 2020 schedule. That will be the first true road game in non-conference play for the Crimson Tide since 2011. The traditional college football powers have only met three times on their home fields with the last coming in Austin in 1922.

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Texas will bring the Crimson Tide to Austin in 2022. All matchups since the 1947 Sugar Bowl have come in postseason appearances. "The Crimson Tide and Longhorns have played a lot of memorable games over the years and the addition of this home-and-home series will be great for not only our fans, but fans of college football". The Longhorns will push a home-and-home series with Ohio State from those years back to 2025-2026.

Texas and Ohio State were scheduled to play a home-and-home football series in 2022 and 2023, but the two schools will now meet in 2025 and 2026. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, ESPN.com, FOXSports.com, CBSSports.com and many others.

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