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Longhorn Network expected to air 3 football games this fall

Posted May 30th, 2013

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The Longhorn Network is expected to exclusively air three University of Texas football games this fall, according to published reports.

The San Antonio Express-News reports UT athletic director DeLoss Dodds made the announcement today at a Big 12 gathering in Irving.

Dodds didn’t say which games would air on the elusive cable network, but the Aug. 31 season-opener against New Mexico State is expected to be one of them. LHN, which signed on in fall 2011, exclusively aired the 2011 and 2012 season-openers.

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The University of Kansas game on Nov. 2 is reportedly another possibility.

In the Austin area, LHN is available to AT&T U-verse and Grande Communications customers.

Time Warner Cable, the area’s largest cable provider, doesn’t carry the network. Neither do DirecTV, Dish Network and Suddenlink Communications.

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