The Longhorn Network, which is struggling
to pick up national distribution on cable, has agreed to broadcast
five games for the new University of Texas-San Antonio football
Network officials announced the deal Thursday. The first
Roadrunners game on the Longhorn Network will be Saturday's matchup
UT-San Antonio is playing as an independent in its first season.
The Roadrunners are coached by Larry Coker, who led the Miami
Hurricanes to the 2001 national championship.
The network that showcases University of Texas sports broadcast
the Longhorns' season-opening win against Rice, and is scheduled to
have the Texas-Kansas game on Oct. 29.