2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
1-1, 1st in American
Houston ends game in style with a pick-six (0:34)
Houston strikes first vs. Rice with 35-yard touchdown (0:30)
Big 12 votes to add BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF (1:39)
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7dHeather Dinich

AAC willing to let departing teams go before 2024

The American Athletic Conference will be willing to negotiate a higher exit fee to accommodate earlier departures of UCF, Cincinnati and Houston to the Big 12 Conference, AAC commissioner Mike Aresco told ESPN on Friday.

What to make of Big 12's vote to accept four teams (1:11)
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8dHeather Dinich and Adam Rittenberg

Big 12 gives OK to BYU, Cincinnati, Houston, UCF

BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF have been accepted as members of the Big 12 after a vote of the conference's presidents and chancellors. The Big 12 is looking to bolster itself ahead of the planned departures of Oklahoma and Texas.

Tahj Brooks breaks free and scores to seal Texas Tech's win (0:53)
Shough finds a wide open White for another Texas Tech TD (0:43)
Patrick Mahomes likes what he sees from Tyler Shough (1:07)
Riko Jeffers intercepts Clayton Tune for a pick-6 (0:22)
Alex Hogan flies in for jarring hit on Texas Tech RB (0:31)
Texas Tech's Reggie Pearson intercepts Clayton Tune (0:39)
Tahj Brooks scampers in for a 41-yard Texas Tech TD (0:43)

Presbyterian's Hefley sets FCS TD pass record in opener

— Michigan transfer Ren Hefley had a record-setting day in his first start for Presbyterian, tossing a FCS record 10 touchdowns in leading the Blue Hose to an 84-43 season-opening victory over NAIA-member St. Andrews on Saturday.

Texas Tech loses fumble on the 3-yard line (1:11)
Clayton Tune finds a wide open Nathaniel Dell for Houston's 2nd TD (0:47)
Clayton Tune powers in for Houston's first score (0:33)
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14dHeather Dinich and Adam Rittenberg

Sources: Big 12 set to receive four applications

BYU, Houston, UCF and Cincinnati are planning to submit applications next week to join the Big 12, sources confirmed to ESPN. The most realistic timeline for the teams from the American to join is 2024, sources said.

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15dAdam Rittenberg and Heather Dinich

Sources: BYU, Houston among top Big 12 options

The four leading candidates to possibly join the Big 12 are BYU, UCF, Cincinnati and Houston, sources confirmed to ESPN.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards211.578th
Rushing Yards110.5104th
Points For32.5Tied-89th
Points Against22.5Tied-60th