The Big 12 released its complete 2017 conference schedule Wednesday afternoon.
Here's what lies ahead for the Texas Longhorns in 2017.
Sept. 30 - Texas at Iowa State
Oct. 7 - Texas vs. Kansas State
Oct. 14 - Texas vs. Oklahoma (Dallas)
Oct. 21 - Texas vs. Oklahoma State
Oct. 28 - Texas at Baylor
Nov. 4 - Texas at TCU
Nov. 11 - Texas vs. Kansas
Nov. 18 - Texas at West Virginia
Nov. 25 - Texas vs. Texas Tech
Dec. 2 - Big 12 Championship Game
As for the Longhorns' non-conference plans, Texas will host Maryland (Sept. 2) and San Jose State (Sept. 9) before making its first road trip of the season at USC (Sept. 16).
Just as it was in 2016, the Longhorns' lone bye week comes after out-of-conference games conclude, giving Texas an additional week to prepare for Big 12 play.
MY TAKE: Facing Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Baylor and TCU without a bye could be rough for Texas.
Sure, the caliber of talent other Big 12 teams will field in 2017 is currently unknown, but all five of those teams finished the regular season with .500 record or better.
October will without a doubt be a trying month for Tom Herman and the Longhorns.
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