Press Release

Posted by Keri Potts on September 12, 2012

Longhorn Network to Offer Texas-Centric Simulcast of ESPN’s Texas at Ole Miss Game

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Longhorn Network will air a special complementary telecast of the Texas v. Ole Miss matchup this Saturday, Sept. 15 at 8:15 p.m. CT live from Oxford, Miss. The program will be titled Texas GameDay Extra: Longhorns at Rebels.

The game airs nationally on ESPN. On LHN, the 24/7 University of Texas network, viewers will see the game from alternate angles, including the popular “all-22” angle and a view of the Texas sideline.  Next Level stats will scroll throughout, telling the game story by the numbers. The telecast will be paired with the radio call of the game, featuring Craig Way, Roger Wallace and Rod Babers, courtesy of KVET, the University of Texas flagship radio station.

The Texas GameDay crew, featuring LHN’s Lowell Galindo, Ahmad Brooks and Chris Rix, will be live from LHN’s Austin studio offering analysis throughout the game while Kaylee Hartung, on-site from Oxford, will provide updates from the sidelines.

Programming Schedule for Saturday, Sept. 15:

6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.                    Texas GameDay

8:15 p.m. to 11:15 p.m.              Texas GameDay Extra: Longhorns at Rebels

11:15 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.            Texas GameDay Final    

Where to Watch

Longhorn Network is available on AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, Grande Communications, Consolidated Communications, En-Touch Systems, E-Tex Communications, Bay City Cablevision, Mid-Coast Cablevision and Texas Mid-Gulf Cablevision. Longhorn Network is now available online to Verizon FiOS and Grande Communications subscribers at LonghornNetwork.com. It will be available on tablets and on smartphones to fans with an affiliated video subscription in the near future.

About Longhorn Network

ESPN has a 20-year agreement to own and operate a year-round, 24-hour network dedicated to Texas athletics in partnership with UT and IMG College.  Longhorn Network offers a variety of content, highlighted by more than 200 exclusive events annually from 20 sports, original series and studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural happenings. Additionally, this fall, the LonghornNetwork.com broadband companion to the TV network will offer extensive content, particularly live games not carried on the linear TV network due to scheduling conflicts.

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ESPN contact: Keri Potts, (860) 766-4483 or keri.a.potts@espn.com

University of Texas media contact: Nick Voinis at (512) 471-2151 or Nick.Voinis@athletics.utexas.edu