57th AutoZone Liberty Bowl
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 2016 - 2:20PM (CST)
COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF:

August 27, 2015

2015 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON PREVIEW

The 2015 college football season starts one week from today! Here's everything you need to know about the Big 12, SEC and AutoZone Liberty Bowl heading into the 2015 season. Here’s what you’ll find in this edition (click on any topic below to skip directly to that section):

  
 
The 57th AutoZone Liberty Bowlwill take place Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:20pm (cst). The game will be nationally televised on ESPN. For tickets, call the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at 901-795-7700, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or visit Ticketmaster . For more information about the 57th AutoZone Liberty Bowl and this year’s slate of Bowl Week events, visit www.AutoZoneLibertyBowl.org   
 

2015TICKET BROCHURE

Click here to view the 57th AutoZone Liberty Bowl Ticket Brochure - This year’s ticket brochure design features brilliant original artwork of Liberty Bowl Stadium, the Mississippi River, downtown Memphis and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital created by local artist David Lynch.
 

THE PATRIOTS CLUB

A Young Professionals Group for College Football Fans
Are you a young professional who loves college football? If you answered ‘Yes’, then the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Patriots Club is the group for you. The Patriots Club consists of young professionals who are community-minded and passionate about college football and the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Patriot’s Club members are involved in all of the Bowl’s activities throughout the year. All members receive a game ticket, parking pass and invitations to exclusive social and business networking events throughout the year. 
 
The first Patriots Club event of the 2015 season is next Thursday, September 3rd at Brookhaven Pub. We’ll be taking in two great games to start the season...SOUTH CAROLINA vs. NORTH CAROLINA (5pm, ESPN) and TCU at MINNESOTA (8pm, ESPN). (If you can’t make it right at 5pm that’s OK…we’ll be at Brookhaven well past 8pm. So join us when you can.) Patriots Club members will receive a complimentary drink and appetizers so plan on leaving work a little early and invite friends to come out for a great evening of football and fellowship. All we ask is that you please RSVP by 5pm on Tuesday, September 1st so we can provide an accurate head count to Brookhaven. RSVP by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Interest in joining the Patriots Club? Click here to view the Individual Membership or here for the Couples Membership (couples membership provides a savings of $20 compared to purchasing two individual memberships).
 
 

BOWL PROJECTIONS

Check out these latest bowl projections for Big 12 vs. SEC match-ups you might see in this year's AutoZone Liberty Bowl:
 
-       Kansas State vs. Mississippi State (Jerry Palm, CBSSports.com)
-       Oklahoma State vs. LSU (Jason Kirk, SBNation.com)
-       Kansas State vs. Mississippi State (Saturday Down South)
-       Oklahoma State vs. South Carolina (SportingNews.com)
-       Kansas State vs. Arkansas (Brett McMurphy, ESPN)
-       Kanas State vs. Mississippi State (Mark Schlabach, ESPN)
-       Texas Tech vs. Ole Miss (Ralph Russo, USA Today)

 

SEC TEAM PREVIEWS

ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE
2014 Season Recap - Record: 12-2 (7-1), SEC Champions
2014 Bowl Result - Allstate Sugar Bowl (CFP) vs. Ohio State (L, 42-35)
Returning Starters – 12: Offense (3), Defense (7), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #3
2015 FPI Ranking -#7 (21.3) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #1
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Wisconsin Badgers AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
Sept. 12 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Tuscaloosa, AL
Sept. 19 Ole Miss Rebels Tuscaloosa, AL
Sept. 26 Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Tuscaloosa, AL
Oct. 3 Georgia Bulldogs Athens, GA
Oct. 10 Arkansas Razorbacks Tuscaloosa, AL
Oct. 17 Texas A&M Aggies College Station, TX
Oct. 24 Tennessee Volunteers Tuscaloosa, AL
Oct. 31 Open Date
Nov. 7 LSU Tigers Tuscaloosa, AL
Nov. 14 Mississippi State Bulldogs Starkville, MS
Nov. 21 Charleston Southern Buccaneers Tuscaloosa, AL
Nov. 28 Auburn Tigers Auburn, AL
 
Arkansas Razorbacks
2014 Season Recap - Record: 7-6 (2-6)
2014 Bowl Result – Advocare V100 Texas Bowl vs. Texas (W, 31-7)
Returning Starters – 15: Offense (8), Defense (6), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #18
2015 FPI Ranking -#13 (19.9) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #3
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 UTEP Miners Fayetteville, AR
Sept. 12 Toledo Rockets Little Rock, AR
Sept. 19 Texas Tech Red Raiders Fayetteville, AR
Sept. 26 Texas A&M Aggies AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
Oct. 3 Tennessee Volunteers Knoxville, TN
Oct. 10 Alabama Crimson Tide Tuscaloosa, AL
Oct. 17 Open Date
Oct. 24 Auburn Tigers Fayetteville, AR
Oct. 31 UT Martin Skyhawks Fayetteville, AR
Nov. 7 Ole Miss Rebels Oxford, MS
Nov. 14 LSU Tigers Baton Rouge, LA
Nov. 21 Mississippi State Bulldogs Fayetteville, AR
Nov. 27 Missouri Tigers Fayetteville, AR
 
Auburn Tigers
2014 Season Recap - Record: 8-5 (4-4)
2014 Bowl Result – Outback Bowl vs. Wisconsin (OT) (L, 31-34)
Returning Starters – 14: Offense (5), Defense (7), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #6
2015 FPI Ranking -#18 (17.0) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #8
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Louisville Cardinals Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA
Sept. 12 Jacksonville State Gamecocks Auburn, AL
Sept. 19 LSU Tigers Baton Rouge, LA
Sept. 26 Mississippi State Bulldogs Auburn, AL
Oct. 3 San Jose State Spartans Auburn, AL
Oct. 10 Open Date
Oct. 15 Kentucky Wildcats Lexington, KY
Oct. 24 Arkansas Razorbacks Fayetteville, AR
Oct. 31 Ole Miss Rebels Oxford, MS
Nov. 7 Texas A&M Aggies College Station, TX
Nov. 14 Georgia Bulldogs Auburn, AL
Nov. 21 Idaho Vandals Auburn, AL
Nov. 28 Alabama Crimson Tide Auburn, AL
 
Florida Gators
2014 Season Recap - Record: 7-5 (4-4)
2014 Bowl Result – Birmingham Bowl vs. East Carolina (W, 28-20)
Returning Starters – 12: Offense (4), Defense (7), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#22 (14.0) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #14
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 New Mexico State Aggies Gainesville, FL
Sept. 12 East Carolina Pirates Gainesville, FL
Sept. 19 Kentucky Wildcats Lexington, KY
Sept. 26 Tennessee Volunteers Gainesville, FL
Oct. 3 Ole Miss Rebels Gainesville, FL
Oct. 10 Missouri Tigers Columbia, MO
Oct. 17 LSU Tigers Baton Rouge, LA
Oct. 24 Open Date
Oct. 31 Georgia Bulldogs Everbank Field, Jacksonville, FL
Nov. 7 Vanderbilt Commodores Gainesville, FL
Nov. 14 South Carolina Gamecocks Columbia, SC
Nov. 21 Florida Atlantic Owls Gainesville, FL
Nov. 28 Florida State Seminoles Gainesville, FL
 
Georgia Bulldogs
2014 Season Recap - Record: 7-5 (4-4)
2014 Bowl Result – Belk Bowl vs. Louisville (W, 37-14)
Returning Starters – 14: Offense (6), Defense (6), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #9
2015 FPI Ranking -#5 (24.3) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #24
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Athens, GA
Sept. 12 Vanderbilt Commodores Nashville, TN
Sept. 19 South Carolina Gamecocks Athens, GA
Sept. 26 Southern Jaguars Athens, GA
Oct. 3 Alabama Crimson Tide Athens, GA
Oct. 10 Tennessee Volunteers Knoxville, TN
Oct. 17 Missouri Tigers Athens, GA
Oct. 24 Open Date
Oct. 31 Florida Gators Everbank Field, Jacksonville, FL
Nov. 7 Kentucky Wildcats Athens, GA
Nov. 14 Auburn Tigers Auburn, AL
Nov. 21 Georgia Southern Eagles Athens, GA
Nov. 28 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Bobby Dodd Stadium, Atlanta, GA
 
Kentucky Wildcats
2014 Season Recap - Record: 5-7 (2-6)
2014 Bowl Result – No Bowl Game 
Returning Starters – 17: Offense (6), Defense (9), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#46 (6.9) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #28
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Lexington, KY
Sept. 12 South Carolina Gamecocks Columbia, SC
Sept. 19 Florida Gators Lexington, KY
Sept. 26 Missouri Tigers Lexington, KY
Oct. 3 Eastern Kentucky Colonels Lexington, KY
Oct. 10 Open Date
Oct. 15 Auburn Tigers Lexington, KY
Oct. 24 Mississippi State Bulldogs Starkville, MS
Oct. 31 Tennessee Volunteers Lexington, KY
Nov. 7 Georgia Bulldogs Athens, GA
Nov. 14 Vanderbilt Commodores Nashville, TN
Nov. 21 Charlotte 49ers Lexington, KY
Nov. 28 Louisville Cardinals Lexington, KY
 
LSU Tigers
2014 Season Recap - Record: 8-5 (4-4)
2014 Bowl Result – Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl vs. Notre Dame (L, 28-31)
Returning Starters – 16: Offense (7), Defense (7), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #14
2015 FPI Ranking -#4 (24.4) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #7
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 McNeese State Cowboys Baton Rouge, LA
Sept. 12 Mississippi State Bulldogs Starkville, MS
Sept. 19 Auburn Tigers Baton Rouge, LA
Sept. 26 Syracuse Orange Syracuse, NY
Oct. 3 Eastern Michigan Eagles Baton Rouge, LA
Oct. 10 South Carolina Gamecocks Columbia, SC
Oct. 17 Florida Gators Baton Rouge, LA
Oct. 24 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Baton Rouge, LA
Oct. 31 Open Date
Nov. 7 Alabama Crimson Tide Tuscaloosa, AL
Nov. 14 Arkansas Razorbacks Baton Rouge, LA
Nov. 21 Ole Miss Rebels Oxford, MS
Nov. 28 Texas A&M Aggies Baton Rouge, LA
 
Mississippi State Bulldogs
2014 Season Recap - Record: 10-3 (6-2)
2014 Bowl Result –Capital One Orange Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (L, 34-49)
Returning Starters – 8: Offense (4), Defense (3), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#33 (11.0) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #16
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Southern Miss Golden Eagles Hattiesburg, MS
Sept. 12 LSU Tigers Starkville, MS
Sept. 19 Northwestern State Demons Starkville, MS
Sept. 26 Auburn Tigers Auburn, AL
Oct. 3 Texas A&M Aggies College Station, TX
Oct. 10 Troy Trojans Starkville, MS
Oct. 17 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Starkville, MS
Oct. 24 Kentucky Wildcats Starkville, MS
Oct. 31 Open Date
Nov. 7 Missouri Tigers Columbia, MO
Nov. 14 Alabama Crimson Tide Starkville, MS
Nov. 21 Arkansas Razorbacks Fayetteville, AR
Nov. 28 Ole Miss Rebels Starkville, MS
 
Missouri Tigers
2014 Season Recap - Record: 11-3 (7-1)
2014 Bowl Result – Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl vs. Minnesota (W, 33-17)
Returning Starters – 13: Offense (6), Defense (6), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #24
2015 FPI Ranking -#26 (12.3) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #27
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Southeast Missouri State RedHawks Columbia, MO
Sept. 12 Arkansas State Red Wolves Jonesboro, AR
Sept. 19 Connecticut Huskies Columbia, MO
Sept. 26 Kentucky Wildcats Lexington, KY
Oct. 3 South Carolina Gamecocks Columbia, MO
Oct. 10 Florida Gators Columbia, MO
Oct. 17 Georgia Bulldogs Athens, GA
Oct. 24 Vanderbilt Commodores Nashville, TN
Oct. 31 Open Date
Nov. 7 Mississippi State Bulldogs Columbia, MO
Nov. 14 BYU Cougars Kansas City, MO
Nov. 21 Tennessee Volunteers Columbia, MO
Nov. 27 Missouri Tigers Fayetteville, AR
 
Ole Miss Rebels
2014 Season Recap - Record: 9-4 (5-3)
2014 Bowl Result – Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl vs. TCU (L, 3-42)
Returning Starters – 18: Offense (9), Defense (7), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #17
2015 FPI Ranking -#9 (20.4) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #25
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 UT Martin Skyhawks Oxford, MS
Sept. 12 Fresno State Bulldogs Oxford, MS
Sept. 19 Alabama Crimson Tide Tuscaloosa, AL
Sept. 26 Vanderbilt Commodores Oxford, MS
Oct. 3 Florida Gators Gainesville, FL
Oct. 10 New Mexico State Aggies Oxford, MS
Oct. 17 Memphis Tigers Memphis, TN
Oct. 24 Texas A&M Aggies Oxford, MS
Oct. 31 Auburn Tigers Auburn, AL
Nov. 7 Arkansas Razorbacks Oxford, MS
Nov. 14 Open Date
Nov. 21 LSU Tigers Oxford, MS
Nov. 28 Mississippi State Bulldogs Starkville, MS
 
South Carolina Gamecocks
2014 Season Recap - Record: 7-6 (3-5)
2014 Bowl Result – Camping World Independence Bowl vs. Miami (W, 24-21)
Returning Starters – 13: Offense (4), Defense (8), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#39 (9.2) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #2
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 North Carolina Tar Heels Charlotte, NC
Sept. 12 Kentucky Wildcats Columbia, SC
Sept. 19 Georgia Bulldogs Athens, GA
Sept. 26 UCF Knights Columbia, SC
Oct. 3 Missouri Tigers Columbia, MO
Oct. 10 LSU Tigers Columbia, SC
Oct. 17 Vanderbilt Commodores Columbia, SC
Oct. 24 Open Date
Oct. 31 Texas A&M Aggies College Station, TX
Nov. 7 Tennessee Volunteers Knoxville, TN
Nov. 14 Florida Gators Columbia, SC
Nov. 21 The Citadel Bulldogs Columbia, SC
Nov. 28 Clemson Tigers Columbia, SC
 
Tennessee Volunteers
2014 Season Recap - Record: 7-6 (3-5)
2014 Bowl Result – Taxslayer Bowl vs. Miami (W, 45-28)
Returning Starters – 18: Offense (9), Defense (8), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #25
2015 FPI Ranking -#14 (19.8) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #23
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Bowling Green Falcons Nashville, TN
Sept. 12 Oklahoma Sooners Knoxville, TN
Sept. 19 Western Carolina Catamounts Knoxville, TN
Sept. 26 Florida Gators Gainesville, FL
Oct. 3 Arkansas Razorbacks Knoxville, TN
Oct. 10 Georgia Bulldogs Knoxville, TN
Oct. 17 Open Date
Oct. 24 Alabama Crimson Tide Tuscaloosa, AL
Oct. 31 Kentucky Wildcats Lexington, KY
Nov. 7 South Carolina Gamecocks Knoxville, TN
Nov. 14 North Texas Mean Green Knoxville, TN
Nov. 21 Missouri Tigers Columbia, MO
Nov. 28 Vanderbilt Commodores Knoxville, TN
 
Texas A&M Aggies
2014 Season Recap - Record: 8-5 (3-5)
2014 Bowl Result – AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. West Virginia (W, 45-37)
Returning Starters – 13: Offense (6), Defense (6), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#6 (22.4) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #13
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Arizona State Sun Devils Houston, TX
Sept. 12 Ball State Cardinals College Station, TX
Sept. 19 Nevada Wolf Pack College Station, TX
Sept. 26 Arkansas Razorbacks AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
Oct. 3 Mississippi State Bulldogs College Station, TX
Oct. 10 Open Date
Oct. 17 Alabama Crimson Tide College Station, TX
Oct. 24 Ole Miss Rebels Oxford, MS
Oct. 31 South Carolina Gamecocks College Station, TX
Nov. 7 Auburn Tigers College Station, TX
Nov. 14 Western Carolina Catamounts College Station, TX
Nov. 21 Vanderbilt Commodores Nashville, TN
Nov. 28 LSU Tigers Baton Rouge, LA
 
Vanderbilt Commodores
2014 Season Recap - Record: 3-9 (0-8)
2014 Bowl Result – No Bowl Game
Returning Starters – 19: Offense (8), Defense (9), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#53 (2.9) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #11
2015 Schedule
Date
Opponent
Site
Sept. 5
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Nashville, TN
Sept. 12
Georgia Bulldogs
Nashville, TN
Sept. 19
Austin Peay Governors
Nashville, TN
Sept. 26
Ole Miss Rebels
Oxford, MS
Oct. 3
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
Murfreesboro, TN
Oct. 10
Open Date
 
Oct. 17
South Carolina Gamecocks
Columbia, SC
Oct. 24
Missouri Tigers
Nashville, TN
Oct. 31
Houston Cougars
Houston, TX
Nov. 7
Florida Gators
Gainesville, FL
Nov. 14
Kentucky Wildcats
Nashville, TN
Nov. 21
Texas A&M Aggies
Nashville, TN
Nov. 28
Tennessee Volunteers
Knoxville, TN

 

BIG 12 TEAM PREVIEWS

Baylor Bears
2014 Season Recap - Record: 11-2 (8-1)
2014 Bowl Result – Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Michigan State (L, 42-41)
Returning Starters – 20: Offense (10), Defense (9), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #4
2015 FPI Ranking -#2 (25.1) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #47
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 SMU Mustangs Dallas, TX
Sept. 12 Lamar Cardinals Waco, TX
Sept. 19 Open Date
Sept. 26 Rice Owls Waco, TX
Oct. 3 Texas Tech Red Raiders AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
Oct. 10 Kansas Jayhawks Lawrence, KS
Oct. 17 West Virginia Mountaineers Waco, TX
Oct. 24 Iowa State Cyclones Waco, TX
Oct. 31 Open Date
Nov. 5 Kansas State Wildcats Manhattan, KS
Nov. 14 Oklahoma Sooners Waco, TX
Nov. 21 Oklahoma State Cowboys Stillwater, OK
Nov. 27 TCU Horned Frogs Fort Worth, TX
Dec. 5 Texas Longhorns Waco, TX
 
Iowa State Cyclones
2014 Season Recap - Record: 2-10 (0-9)
2014 Bowl Result – No Bowl Game
Returning Starters – 15: Offense (7), Defense (6), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#72 (-1.1) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #6
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Northern Iowa Panthers Ames, IA
Sept. 12 Iowa Hawkeyes Ames, IA
Sept. 19 Toledo Rockets Toledo, OH
Sept. 26 Open Date
Oct. 3 Kansas Jayhawks Ames, IA
Oct. 10 Texas Tech Red Raiders Lubbock, TX
Oct. 17 TCU Horned Frogs Ames, IA
Oct. 24 Baylor Bears Waco, TX
Oct. 31 Texas Longhorns Ames, IA
Nov. 7 Oklahoma Sooners Norman, OK
Nov. 14 Oklahoma State Cowboys Ames, IA
Nov. 21 Kansas State Wildcats Manhattan, KS
Nov. 28 West Virginia Mountaineers Morgantown, WV
Dec. 5 Open Date
 
Kansas Jayhawks
2014 Season Recap - Record: 3-9 (1-8)
2014 Bowl Result – No Bowl Game
Returning Starters – 9: Offense (3), Defense (5), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#109 (-10.5) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #10
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 South Dakota State Jackrabbits Lawrence, KS
Sept. 12 Memphis Tigers Lawrence, KS
Sept. 19 Open Date
Sept. 26 Rutgers Scarlett Knights Piscataway, NJ
Oct. 3 Iowa State Cyclones Ames, IA
Oct. 10 Baylor Bears Lawrence, KS
Oct. 17 Texas Tech Red Raiders Lawrence, KS
Oct. 24 Oklahoma State Cowboys Lawrence, KS
Oct. 31 Oklahoma Sooners Lawrence, KS
Nov. 7 Texas Longhorns Austin, TX
Nov. 14 TCU Horned Frogs Fort Worth, TX
Nov. 21 West Virginia Mountaineers Lawrence, KS
Nov. 28 Kansas State Wildcats Lawrence, KS
Dec. 5 Open Date
 
Kansas State Wildcats
2014 Season Recap - Record: 9-4 (7-2)
2014 Bowl Result – Valero Alamo Bowl vs. UCLA (L, 35-40)
Returning Starters – 14: Offense (6), Defense (6), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#40 (9.1) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #36
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 South Dakota Coyotes Manhattan, KS
Sept. 12 UTSA Roadrunners San Antonio, TX
Sept. 19 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Manhattan, KS
Sept. 26 Open Date
Oct. 3 Oklahoma State Cowboys Stillwater, OK
Oct. 10 TCU Horned Frogs Manhattan, KS
Oct. 17 Oklahoma Sooners Manhattan, KS
Oct. 24 Texas Longhorns Austin, TX
Oct. 31 Open Date
Nov. 5 Baylor Bears Manhattan, TX
Nov. 14 Texas Tech Red Raiders Lubbock, TX
Nov. 21 Iowa State Cyclones Manhattan, KS
Nov. 28 Kansas Jayhawks Lawrence, KS
Dec. 5 West Virginia Mountaineers Manhattan, KS
 
Oklahoma Sooners
2014 Season Recap - Record: 8-5 (5-4)
2014 Bowl Result – Russel Athletic Bowl vs. Clemson (L, 6-40)
Returning Starters – 12: Offense (6), Defense (6), Special Teams (0)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #19
2015 FPI Ranking -#11 (20.0) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #26
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Akron Zips Norman, OK
Sept. 12 Tennessee Volunteers Knoxville, TN
Sept. 19 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Norman, OK
Sept. 26 Open Date
Oct. 3 West Virginia Mountaineers Norman, OK
Oct. 10 Texas Longhorns Dallas, TX
Oct. 17 Kansas State Wildcats Manhattan, KS
Oct. 24 Texas Tech Red Raiders Norman, OK
Oct. 31 Kansas Jayhawks Lawrence, KS
Nov. 7 Iowa State Cyclones Norman, OK
Nov. 14 Baylor Bears Waco, TX
Nov. 21 TCU Horned Frogs Norman, OK
Nov. 28 Oklahoma State Cowboys Stillwater, OK
Dec. 5 Open Date
 
Oklahoma State Cowboys
2014 Season Recap - Record: 7-6 (4-5)
2014 Bowl Result – TicketCityCactus Bowl vs. Washington (W, 30-22)
Returning Starters – 20: Offense (11), Defense (8), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#24 (13.0) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #40
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 3 Central Michigan Chippewas Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Sept. 12 Central Arkansas Bears Stillwater, OK
Sept. 19 UTSA Roadrunners Stillwater, OK
Sept. 26 Texas Longhorns Austin, TX
Oct. 3 Kansas State Wildcats Stillwater, OK
Oct. 10 West Virginia Mountaineers Morgantown, WV
Oct. 17 Open Date
Oct. 24 Kansas Jayhawks Stillwater, OK
Oct. 31 Texas Tech Red Raiders Lubbock, TX
Nov. 7 TCU Horned Frogs Stillwater, OK
Nov. 14 Iowa State Cyclones Ames, IA
Nov. 21 Baylor Bears Stillwater, OK
Nov. 28 Oklahoma Sooners Stillwater, OK
Dec. 5 Open Date
 
TCU Horned Frogs
2014 Season Recap - Record: 12-1 (8-1)
2014 Bowl Result – Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl vs. Ole Miss (W, 42-3)
Returning Starters – 18: Offense (9), Defense (7), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: #2
2015 FPI Ranking -#3 (25.1) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #31
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 3 Minnesota Golden Gophers Minneapolis, MN
Sept. 12 Stephen F. Austin Fort Worth, TX
Sept. 19 SMU Mustangs Fort Worth, TX
Sept. 26 Texas Tech Red Raiders Lubbock, TX
Oct. 3 Texas Longhorns Fort Worth, TX
Oct. 10 Kansas State Wildcats Manhattan, KS
Oct. 17 Iowa State Cyclones Ames, IA
Oct. 24 Open Date
Oct. 29 West Virginia Mountaineers Fort Worth, TX
Nov. 7 Oklahoma State Cowboys Fort Worth, TX
Nov. 14 Kansas Jayhawks Fort Worth, TX
Nov. 21 Oklahoma Sooners Norman, OK
Nov. 27 Baylor Bears Fort Worth, TX
Dec. 5 Open Date
 
Texas Longhorns
2014 Season Recap - Record: 6-7 (5-4)
2014 Bowl Result – AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl vs. Arkansas (L, 31-7)
Returning Starters – 12: Offense (6), Defense (5), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#23 (13.2) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #5
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish South Bend, IN
Sept. 12 Rice Owls Austin, TX
Sept. 19 California Golden Bears Austin, TX
Sept. 26 Oklahoma State Cowboys Austin, TX
Oct. 3 TCU Horned Frogs Fort Worth, TX
Oct. 10 Oklahoma Sooners Dallas, TX
Oct. 17 Open Date
Oct. 24 Kansas State Wildcats Austin, TX
Oct. 31 Iowa State Cyclones Ames, IA
Nov. 7 Kansas Jayhawks Austin, TX
Nov. 14 West Virginia Mountaineers Morgantown, WV
Nov. 21 Open Date
Nov. 26 Texas Tech Red Raiders Austin, TX
Dec. 5 Baylor Bears Waco, TX
 
Texas Tech Red Raiders
2014 Season Recap - Record: 4-8 (2-7)
2014 Bowl Result – No Bowl Game
Returning Starters – 17: Offense (9), Defense (7), Special Teams (1)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#38 (9.8) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #20
2015 Schedule
Date Opponent Site
Sept. 5 Sam Houston State Bearcats Lubbock, TX
Sept. 12 UTEP Miners Lubbock, TX
Sept. 19 Arkansas Razorbacks Fayetteville, AR
Sept. 26 TCU Horned Frogs Lubbock, TX
Oct. 3 Baylor Bears Arlington, TX
Oct. 10 Iowa State Cyclones Lubbock, TX
Oct. 17 Kansas Jayhawks Lawrence, KS
Oct. 24 Oklahoma Sooners Norman, OK
Oct. 31 Oklahoma State Cowboys Lubbock, TX
Nov. 7 West Virginia Mountaineers Morgantown, WV
Nov. 14 Kansas State Wildcats Lubbock, TX
Nov. 21 Open Date
Nov. 26 Texas Longhorns Austin, TX
Dec. 5 Open Date
 
West Virginia Mountaineers
2014 Season Recap - Record: 7-6 (5-4)
2014 Bowl Result – AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Texas A&M (L, 37-45)
Returning Starters – 16: Offense (7), Defense (7), Special Teams (2)
2015 Preseason AP Ranking: NR
2015 FPI Ranking -#27 (12.1) 2015 FPI Strength of Schedule - #38
2015 Schedule
Date
Opponent
Site
Sept. 5
Georgia Southern Eagles
Morgantown, WV
Sept. 12
Liberty Flames
Morgantown, WV
Sept. 19
Open Date
 
Sept. 26
Maryland Terrapins
Morgantown, WV
Oct. 3
Oklahoma Sooners
Norman, OK
Oct. 10
Oklahoma State Cowboys
Morgantown, WV
Oct. 17
Baylor Bears
Waco, TX
Oct. 24
Open Date
Oct. 29
TCU Horned Frogs
Fort Worth, TX
Nov. 7
Texas Tech Red Raiders
Morgantown, WV
Nov. 14
Texas Longhorns
Morgantown, WV
Nov. 21
Kansas Jayhawks
Lawrence, KS
Nov. 28
Iowa State Cyclones
Morgantown, WV
Dec. 5
Kansas State Wildcats
Manhattan, KS

 

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