Fans at the last Longhorn game of the season against TCU at Royal-Memorial Stadium on Friday November 25, 2016. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Texas fans react to release of Big 12 schedule

Posted December 13th, 2016


No game the day after Thanksgiving? What is this, Big 12?

That was pretty much the collective reaction Texas fans had once they saw the Longhorns’ full 2017 football schedule for the first time Tuesday afternoon.

Fortunately for them, there’s a pretty good possibility that TV networks have other ideas for the Texas versus Texas Tech game tentatively scheduled for Nov. 25 at Royal-Memorial Stadium. The Longhorns haven’t played the Saturday after the holiday since 1990.


Here’s a sample of what fans were saying about the schedule upon first glance.

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