Houston Cougars add Texas Tech, Kansas, and Texas State to Future Football Schedules

By Kevin Kelley -
Houston Cougars

Houston has added eight games to their future schedules. (Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports)

The Houston Cougars have added Texas Tech, Kansas, and Texas State to their future football schedules, UH has announced.

Houston and Texas Tech will play a four-game, home-and-home series beginning on Sept. 16, 2017 at the new Houston Football Stadium. Houston will also host Texas Tech on Sept. 18, 2021.

The two games at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock will be played on Sept. 15, 2018 and Sept. 10, 2022. The Cougars currently lead the overall series against the Red Raiders 18-11-1.

Houston and Kansas will play a home-and-home series that begins at Houston Football Stadium on Sept. 14, 2019. The Cougars will then travel to face the Jayhawks at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence on Sept. 12, 2020.

Houston is 0-3 all-time against Kansas after losses in 1994 and 1995 regular-season games and in the 2005 Fort Worth Bowl.

The third and final future opponent Houston has added is Texas State. The two schools will meet in Houston on Sept. 26, 2015 before the series shifts to Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos on Sept. 3, 2016. Texas State leads the overall series 4-1.

“We are pleased to announce home-and-home agreements with three additional programs in Texas Tech, Kansas and Texas State as we continue to fill future non-conference slots,” said Houston Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Mack Rhoades. “As we’ve said in the past, we are committed to scheduling quality programs in series that reward our fans with those teams traveling to Houston as well. With our passionate fan base and soon-to-be completed stadium, the University of Houston offers an exciting college football atmosphere.”

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