Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) runs with the ball against Kansas State in Austin on Oct. 7, 2017. NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Kickoff time set for Texas’ upcoming home game against Kansas State

Posted November 3rd, 2019


Texas’ upcoming date with Kansas State will be an afternoon affair.

The Big 12 has announced that Texas and Kansas State will play at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 9. The game will be held at Royal-Memorial Stadium. ESPN will televise the event.

Texas is 5-3 this season, and the Longhorns have won three of their five Big 12 matches. The Longhorns had a bye scheduled for this past week. In its last game, Texas was handed a 37-27 loss by TCU.

Guided by new coach Chris Klieman, Kansas State (6-2) is also 3-2 in Big 12 play. The Wildcats were ranked 22nd in last week’s AP poll. Since its last loss, Kansas State has recorded 48-41 and 38-10 wins over Oklahoma, which was ranked fifth at the time, and rival Kansas.

Kansas State has won 10 of the 19 contests in its all-time series with Texas. The last two games, however, have been taken by Texas. Two years ago, Texas needed two overtimes to secure a 40-34 win over Kansas State at Royal-Memorial Stadium.

UPDATE (1:15 p.m.): Kansas State moved to 20th in this week’s AP poll. Texas received the 27th-most votes but remained unranked for the second straight week.

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