— The Texas Longhorns will play their first college football game at the renovated Lincoln Financial Field in 2021, the school announced Tuesday.
The school announced the partnership with the Baylor Bears and the BizPac Center for Excellence.
The game will be played in 2021 on Sept. 17, 2021.
The date was announced by Texas athletics director DeLoss Dodds.
Baylor is the reigning Big 12 Conference champion and has been ranked No. 1 in the USA Today preseason top 25 for the past five years.
The Bears won the conference title in 2017.
Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong said in a statement Tuesday that he and the Bears will work together to develop a unique and compelling football program.
Strong said the program is “deeply committed to Baylor fans, and we look forward to working with the Bears on this exciting and unique opportunity.”
Texas is ranked No to 4 of the top 100 colleges in the nation and is expected to open in 2019.