The Big 12 Conference released its 2013 football schedules on Tuesday, completing each team’s full schedule for next season.
Oklahoma will open the 2013 season at home against Louisiana-Monroe on Aug. 31, while Oklahoma State will kick off the season against Mississippi State of the Southeastern Conference. The game will be at Houston’s Reliant Stadium as part of the 2013 Texas Kickoff Classic.
Oklahoma will play its first three games at home, including non-conference tilts against Louisiana-Monroe and Tulsa (Sept. 14). West Virginia will come to Norman on Sept. 7. The Sooners’ first away game is in South Bend, Ind., against Notre Dame on Sept. 21. The Red River Shootout game against Texas at the Cotton Bowl is slated for Oct. 12.
Oklahoma State will play its latest home opener since 1988 against Lamar on Sept. 14. Three of the Cowboys’ first four games will be away from Stillwater.
The OU-OSU Bedlam series game will be Dec. 7 at Boone Pickens Stadium at a time to be announced.
The potential remains for games to change dates to accommodate Big 12 Conference television obligations.