No. 8 Associated Press Poll/No. 7 USA Today Coaches Poll) West Virginia (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) travels to Austin, Texas, to face (No. 11 Associated Press/No. 9 USA Today Coaches Poll) Texas (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) in a BIg 12 Conference matchup at Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium (100,119) on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 7pm EDT
The game will be televised live on Fox Parkersburg (cable channel 14 or digital Ch. 22)
This marks the second meeting between the two schools and the first between the two coaches. West Virginia won, 7-6, in the only meeting between the two schools in 1956, in Austin.
As an assistant coach and offensive coordinator at Texas Tech, and as the offensive coordinator at Oklahoma State, WVU coach
Dana Holgorsen has faced Texas and Mack Brown four times. Brown is 1-0 against WVU, having faced the Mountaineers as head coach at North Carolina in the 1997 Gator Bowl, winning 20-13.
Overall, West Virginia has posted a 10-4 record against
teams which hail from the Big 12 Conference: Baylor (1-0);
Kansas (1-0); Kansas State (1-1); Oklahoma (2-2); Oklahoma
State (2-1); TCU (1-0); Texas (1-0) and Texas Tech (1-0).