Press Release

Posted by Keri Potts on November 5, 2012

Heisman Winner Ricky Williams to Preview Iowa State vs. Texas Football Game on Longhorn Network

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LHN’s free mobile app now available to download for fans on the go

Iowa State and Texas will kickoff Saturday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. CT on Longhorn Network. The 24/7 University of Texas network will televise the game in HD live from Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, with Texas GameDay analysis and coverage beginning at 9 a.m.

Former Texas running back and Heisman Trophy Winner Ricky Williams is returning to LHN as a guest analyst and will participate along with LHN Anchor Lowell Galindo, former FSU star Chris Rix and Ahmad Brooks, former defensive player for the Longhorns, during LHN’s Texas GameDay and Texas GameDay Final programs.

On Longhorn Network, calling the action will be Ed Cunningham, ESPN college football analyst. ESPN’s Mike Patrick will provide play-by-play and reporting on the game is ESPN’s Jeannine Edwards.

Longhorn Network will be the exclusive national distributor for the game, except within the state of Iowa and surrounding areas, where the matchup will be televised on six ABC affiliate stations: WOI in

Des Moines, KCAU in Sioux City, KETV in Omaha, KCRG in Cedar Rapids, KAAL in Mason City-Austin-Rochester, and WQAD in Quad Cities.

ESPN’s Mark Neely will handle play-by-play duties and Ray Bentley will serve as analyst for the telecast in Iowa and surrounding areas.

LHN Mobile App Now Available

Longhorn Network’s mobile app is now available for download in the Apple App Store. Fans can download the free app to get 24/7 access to the network, streaming live to mobile devices. Access to the Longhorn Network video stream is determined by the TV service provider and is currently available to Grande Communications and Verizon FiOS customers. The Longhorn Network App includes a live stream of LHN, GameCast (where available) and event alerts. Future releases of the Longhorn Network App will include more in-depth content for UT fans.

Where to Watch

Longhorn Network is available on AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, Grande Communications, Cablevision, 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 is also available on tablets and on smartphones to fans with an affiliated video subscription.

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