- Texas GameDay and Texas GameDay Final Leads Into and Follows Every Game; Longhorn Legend Cory Redding Joins the Shows
- Texas Football All Access Premieres September 1
- LHN Will Televise Football Games vs. San Jose State and Kansas
Longhorn Network, ESPN’s 24-hour network devoted to the University of Texas, returns its weekly, original football programming this week leading into Texas Head Coach Tom Herman’s inaugural season. The fall lineup is highlighted by Texas GameDay and Texas GameDay Final, airing before and after each Longhorns game. Joining the ranks on Texas GameDay this season is former Longhorn and NFL defensive tackle Cory Redding.
Tom Herman’s Texas Football All Access
To kick off the season, Texas Football All Access: 1-0 premieres Friday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. CT, giving fans an inside look at Coach Herman’s first fall camp at the Forty Acres. Fans will go inside team meetings, check out the cryotherapy chambers the team uses for recovery, and join the squad as they gather for a weekly viewing of Game of Thrones. For the first time, Texas Football All Access will include wired segments with Coach Herman and players Connor Williams, P.J. Locke and Naashon Hughes. Preview available here.
Texas GameDay and Texas GameDay Final Returns for its Seventh Year
Texas GameDay and Texas GameDay Final, Longhorn Network’s signature pre- and post-game shows, return Saturday, Sept. 2, when the Longhorns open their season at home vs. Maryland. Texas GameDay begins two hours prior to kick-off and Texas GameDay Final wraps up LHN’s game day coverage with post-game analysis immediately following each game. For home games, Lowell Galindo, Emmanuel Acho, Ricky Williams and latest addition Cory Redding – a two-time All American at Texas and a 13-year NFL veteran – will man the show from the southeast corner of Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium. For away games, Galindo, Acho and Redding will be joined by analyst Dan Neil in the Players’ Lounge in the Moncrief Complex.
Full Slate of Weekly Specialized Programming
Longhorn Network’s weekly slate of college football programming will begin each Monday, at noon, with a live Texas Football Conference with Coach Tom Herman. Beginning September 4 and continuing each Monday, Lowell Galindo will sit down with Coach Herman at the Longhorn Network studios to break down the most recent matchup on Rewind with Tom Herman at 7.p.m. On Tuesday nights throughout the season, at 8 p.m., Texas Football Overdrive will provide a one-hour enhanced replay of the most recent game. Each wrap-up will provide added perspective from coaches and players. Beginning Thursday, Aug. 31, Longhorn Weekly with Tom Herman radio show will debut at 8 p.m. and will continue to air each Thursday night during the 2017 season.
|Day of Week||Time (CT)||Programming|
|Monday||12 p.m.||Texas Football Press Conference
Coach Tom Herman
|7 p.m.||Rewind with Tom Herman|
|Tuesday||8 p.m.||Texas Football Overdrive|
|Thursday||7 p.m.||Longhorn Weekly with Tom Herman|
|Saturday||TBD||Texas GameDay (two hours prior to kickoff)|
|TBD||Texas GameDay Final (Immediately following the game)|
Texas Football on LHN
Longhorn Network will televise two Texas Longhorns football games this season. The week two matchup against San Jose State will air exclusively on LHN and the week 11 matchup against Kansas will air on LHN outside of Kansas markets. Galindo and Ahmad Brooks will call game action. Kris Budden will serve as reporter for both LHN games. In addition to the game telecast and surrounding programming on LHN, ESPN3 is providing special live coverage of the Longhorn Band halftime performance. A direct link to watch the halftime showcase on WatchESPN or the ESPN app will be available closer to the event.
|Sat, Sept. 9||2:30 p.m.||Texas vs. San Jose State
Lowell Galindo, Ahmad Brooks, Kris Budden
|Sat, Nov. 11||5 p.m.||Texas vs. Kansas
Lowell Galindo, Ahmad Brooks, Kris Budden
Longhorn Nation Hall of Fame
Longhorn Network honors the most storied and faithful Longhorn fans with the Longhorn Nation Hall of Fame, presented by HOOKEMPLUS.com by Austin American-Statesman. The third annual contest’s entry period runs through September 30 at www.LHNhalloffame.com. A fan vote will determine the winner among three finalists for inauguration into the Hall of Fame and recognition at the November 11 Texas football game.
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.