Sep 15, 2018; Waco, TX, USA; A view of the logo on a Baylor Bears helmet during the game between the Bears and the Duke Blue Devils at McLane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

News Articles

Baylor, Houston schedule last-minute game

A pair of teams in Texas will each use a void in their schedules to meet on the football field as Houston and Baylor agreed to play Sept. 19 at Waco.

College football teams typically set schedules years in advance, but the COVID-19 pandemic is making the ability to react on the fly a necessity.

Baylor was supposed to play its season opener at home Saturday against Louisiana Tech, but the Bulldogs had a COVID-19 outbreak and the game was canceled. Houston was scheduled to play Memphis on Sept. 19 but that game was called off because of an outbreak within the Tigers program.

Baylor will now get its first home game a week later than expected while both teams avoid losing a contest on the schedule.

The Houston and Baylor programs were not just thinking short term. After putting together next weekend’s game on the fly, they have also agreed to play a home-and-home series within the next six-eight years, according to a Sports Illustrated report.

–Field Level Media

Field Level Media
Sport Writer & Editor
FLM has a North American focus while tying into regional and hyper-local resources – providing the ability to distribute compelling content through the writing of professional journalists. As the U.S. sports content provider to dozens of digital and print media publishers through strategic partnerships with the likes of Reuters and Nielsen Sports, FLM covers the nuts and bolts with a breaking news desk and game event coverage.

Upcoming Games

Oct 24th, 2:00 PM

Tulane +21 -110

UCF -21 -110

@

Oct 24th, 2:30 PM

Florida Atlantic +19.5 -110

Marshall (22) -19.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Alabama (2) -22 -110

Tennessee +22 -110

@

Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Baylor +11 -110

Texas -11 -110

@

Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Iowa State (17) +2.5 -110

Oklahoma State (6) -2.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Iowa -3.5 -110

Purdue +3.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Notre Dame (3) -10 -110

Pittsburgh +10 -110

@

Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Penn State (8) -6.5 -110

Indiana +6.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Middle Tennessee +4 -110

Rice -4 -110

@

Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Houston -15.5 -110

Navy +15.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Virginia Tech (19) -10.5 -110

Wake Forest +10.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 4:00 PM

Kentucky -3 -110

Missouri +3 -110

@

Oct 24th, 4:00 PM

Chattanooga +14 -110

WKU -14 -110

@

Oct 24th, 4:00 PM

Georgia State +2.5 -110

Troy -2.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 4:00 PM

Georgia Tech +3.5 -110

Boston College -3.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 5:30 PM

West Virginia -3 -115

Texas Tech +3 -115

@

Oct 24th, 7:00 PM

South Carolina +3.5 -110

LSU -3.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 7:00 PM

Utah State +17 -110

Boise State -17 -110

@

Oct 24th, 7:00 PM

Wyoming -3 -110

Nevada +3 -110

@

Oct 24th, 7:00 PM

Louisiana-Monroe +14.5 -110

South Alabama -14.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 7:30 PM

Maryland +13 -110

Northwestern -13 -110

@

Oct 24th, 7:30 PM

Michigan (18) -3 +100

Minnesota (21) +3 +100

@

Oct 24th, 7:30 PM

Hawaii +2.5 -110

Fresno State -2.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 8:00 PM

Virginia +14 -110

Miami-FL (11) -14 -110

@

Oct 24th, 8:00 PM

LA Tech -2.5 -110

UTSA +2.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 9:00 PM

Cincinnati (9) +1.5 -110

SMU (16) -1.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 10:15 PM

Texas State +29 -110

BYU (12) -29 -110

@

Oct 24th, 10:30 PM

UNLV +14 -110

San Diego State -14 -110

@

Oct 24th, 10:30 PM

Air Force -7.5 -110

San Jose State +7.5 -110

@

Oct 29th, 7:30 PM

South Alabama

Georgia Southern

@

Oct 29th, 10:00 PM

Colorado State

Fresno State

@

Oct 30th, 7:00 PM

Marshall (22)

Florida International (FIU)

@

Oct 30th, 7:30 PM

Minnesota (21)

Maryland

@

Oct 30th, 9:00 PM

East Carolina

Tulsa

@

Oct 30th, 9:45 PM

Hawaii

Wyoming

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Georgia (4)

Kentucky

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

TCU

Baylor

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Charlotte

Duke

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Kansas State (20)

West Virginia

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Boston College

Clemson (1)

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Iowa State (17)

Kansas

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Notre Dame (3)

Georgia Tech

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Texas +2 -105

Oklahoma State (6) -2 -105

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Oklahoma

Texas Tech

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Virginia Tech (19)

Louisville

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

North Carolina (14)

Virginia

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Michigan State

Michigan (18)

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Purdue

Illinois

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Wake Forest -9 -110

Syracuse +9 -110

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

UTSA

Florida Atlantic

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Rice

Southern Miss

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Memphis

Cincinnati (9)

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Temple

Tulane

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

UCF

Houston

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Navy

SMU (16)

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

San Jose State

New Mexico

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Nevada

UNLV

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Coastal Carolina (25)

Georgia State

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Troy

Arkansas State

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

Louisiana-Lafayette

Texas State

@

Oct 31st, 12:00 PM

WKU

BYU (12)

@

Oct 31st, 3:30 PM

LSU -1.5 +102

Auburn +1.5 +102

@

Oct 31st, 3:30 PM

Indiana

Rutgers

@

Oct 31st, 3:30 PM

Northwestern

Iowa

@

Oct 31st, 3:30 PM

UAB

LA Tech

@

Oct 31st, 3:30 PM

Wisconsin (15)

Nebraska

@

Oct 31st, 4:00 PM

Ole Miss

Vanderbilt

@

Oct 31st, 4:00 PM

North Texas

UTEP

@

Oct 31st, 6:00 PM

Boise State

Air Force

@

Oct 31st, 7:00 PM

Mississippi State

Alabama (2)

@

Oct 31st, 7:00 PM

Appalachian State

Louisiana-Monroe

@

Oct 31st, 7:30 PM

Arkansas

Texas A&M (7)

@

Oct 31st, 7:30 PM

Missouri

Florida (10)

@

Oct 31st, 7:30 PM

Ohio State (5) -6.5 -110

Penn State (8) +6.5 -110

@

Oct 31st, 9:30 PM

San Diego State

Utah State

@