• The Longhorns are 68-15-3 (.808) in openers at Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium dating back to the home opener in the middle of the season on Nov. UT has won 16 consecutive home openers, dating back to 2000. Kickoff at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium is slated for p.m. • Texas' 886 wins all-time are the third-most in college football history, while their .710 winning percentage is the seventh-best.The Longhorns In The National Spotlight • Sunday's game will mark the 52nd time since the beginning of the 2000 season that Texas has made an appearance on ABC in front of a national audience. CT kickoff will mark the 32nd primetime appearance ( ET or later) for the Longhorns since the beginning of the 2011 season. Two College Football Powers Kickoff Season • Among a strong lineup of opening weekend college football games during Labor Day Weekend, Notre Dame and Texas will meet for the 12th time in history. • Notre Dame's 892 wins all-time are the second-most in college football history, while their winning percentage of .732 is the best all-time.
The Youth Movement • Despite having a young roster in each of the last two seasons, many Longhorns have gotten immeasurable experience during 's first two seasons.• Texas will return 226 career starts on their roster entering the 2016 season.• Following BEVO XV will be LHN's Texas Game Day show live from the stadium leading up to kickoff.• A national radio broadcast can be heard on Sirius XM Channel 84.• Texas will also travel on the road for just the third time ever, and first since 1964, to play at Cal in week three.
The Longhorns In Openers • Texas is 102-18-3 (.841) all-time in season openers, including a record of 106-14-3 (.874) in home openers.But in his third season Uof L burst onto the national scene with 11 wins and an appearance in the Sugar Bowl.• Strong has led his teams to a bowl game in five of six seasons as a head coach. Longhorns Face Challenging 2016 Schedule • The 12-game 2016 slate features six games at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, while the Longhorns will play five road games and the annual Red River Showdown in Dallas against Oklahoma.• BEVO XV's debut corresponds with the 100th anniversary of BEVO's first appearance at a University of Texas Football game. 30, 1916 - a Thanksgiving Day 21-7 victory against Texas A&M in Austin. • Country music singer Jack Ingram will perform the National Anthem • C130J Hercules flyover by the United States Air Force • Texas Governor Greg Abbott will serve as the honorary captain • Tristan Thompson (NBA Championship) and Kevin Durant (Olympic Gold Medal) will be recognized during the game • Ryder Cup presentation with Texas Head Coach and Texas Ex Ben Crenshaw during the game • 2016 Fred Haskins Award winner Beau Hossler will be recognized during the game • Joe Jamail recognition at halftime • 2006 Rose Bowl National Championship celebration at halftime A Texas Win Would...• Be the Longhorns 887th win in program history • Mark their 16th win to begin a season in the last 17 years • Improve 's record at Texas to 12-14 and his overall record to 49-30 • Be Texas' third victory all-time against Notre Dame and the first since the 1970 Cotton Bowl • Give Texas their 16th straight win in a home opener Longhorns Last Win Against Irish A Milestone Victory • With quarterback James Street calling the shots, No.Home or Away, The Longhorns Come To Play • During the last 10 seasons, it hasn't mattered if the Longhorns are playing in front of a raucous crowd at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium, or in a hostile environment on the road.