The opener Saturday at home against Louisiana Tech offers the fourth-ranked Sooners a chance to move to the next chapter.
Derek Thompson accounted for two touchdowns, one through the air and one on the ground, as North Texas defeated Louisiana Tech 28-13 Saturday.
Conference USA, which is expanding to 14 members even with four leaving for the Big East in 2013, announced its football schedule and new division alignments Wednesday.
On Saturday in Shreveport, La., when the Aggies and Bulldogs play their game that was postponed on Aug. 30 because of Hurricane Isaac, both teams are ranked and ready to move up.
Conference USA, which has four schools departing to the Big East next season, is reloading by adding six schools in 2013.
Country singing star Trace Adkins says he’s had a crush on Baylor women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey ever since they both attended Louisiana Tech.
After missing out on a third straight BCS bowl berth, No. 16 TCU will play Louisiana Tech in the Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 21.
Jerrod Johnson threw for 349 yards and four touchdowns as he led the Texas A&M Aggies to a 48-16 romp over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in non-conference play at Kyle Field.