Longhorn Network, the 24-hour network devoted to The University of Texas, will air the Iowa State at Texas football game on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. CT. It was previously announced that LHN will carry the Texas opener and Coach Charlie Strong debut, North Texas at Texas, on Saturday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m.
The game on October 18 will also be made available via Cyclones.tv on Mediacom systems across the state of Iowa. Non-Mediacom subscribers, within the state of Iowa, can access the game by subscribing to an online Cyclones.tv subscription.
LHN’s Kevin Dunn will provide play-by-play for the game alongside analyst Ahmad Brooks. Brooks was a defensive football captain at Texas and has been an analyst at the network since it launched. Dunn is also a Texas graduate and has provided play-by-play on a variety of sports, including baseball since launch. This will mark the first Big 12 conference game the duo will call together.
The game will mark the tenth Texas football game to air on LHN. It will be surrounded by exclusive Longhorn Network programming, including Texas GameDay, the live pre-game show from Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium with LHN host Lowell Galindo and Longhorn legend Ricky Williams both returning for the 2014 season. The expert desk will also provide half-time analysis and discuss the final results immediately following the game on Texas GameDay Final powered by Chevy Silverado.
Where to Watch
Longhorn Network is available on AT&T U-verse TV, DISH, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS TV, as well as Bay City CableVision, Cablevision, Charter Communications, Consolidated Communications, Cox Communications, En-Touch Systems, E-Tex Communications, Grande Communications, Google Fiber (in Kansas City), Mid-Coast CableVision and Texas Mid-Gulf CableVision. Longhorn Network is now available online to AT&T U-verse TV, DISH, Charter Communications, Cox Communications, Grande Communications and Verizon FiOS subscribers at LonghornNetwork.com. It is also available at no cost to U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks and 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 175 exclusive events annually from 20 sports, original series and studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural happenings.
ESPN contact: Gracie Blackburn, (704) 350-3489 or Gracie.Blackburn@espn.com
University of Texas media contact: Nick Voinis at (512) 471-2151 or Nick.Voinis@athletics.utexas.edu