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Texas-Georgia schedule home-and-home matchup for 2028-29

Two teams have not met on the football field since the 1984 Cotton Bowl

Posted November 12th, 2018

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January will mark 35 years since Texas and Georgia met in the Cotton Bowl. Those two storied programs will have to wait a little longer, but they will finally meet again on the football field.

The Longhorns and Bulldogs have agreed to a home-and-home series in 2028 and 2029, UT announced Monday. Texas will host Georgia first on Sept. 2, 2028, and Georgia will return the favor on Sept. 1, 2029.

The Longhorns hold a 3-1 all-time series advance. But the Bulldogs won the biggest game in the series in the 1984 Cotton Bowl.

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The seventh-ranked Bulldogs won 10-9 in a game most remembered for Craig Curry’s fumbled punt late that could have helped the second-ranked Longhorns secure the victory. Had Texas won, the school would have likely won the national championship.

As of now, the Georgia game is the only non-conference matchup scheduled that far out. Texas has other high-profile matchups scheduled for the coming years against Alabama (2022-23), Michigan (2024, 2027) and Ohio State (2025-26).

Contact Brian Davis at 512-445-3957. Email bdavis@statesman.com.

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