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BYU Football Senior Day Against Oklahoma Receives Kickoff Hold

Nov 6, 2023, 11:24 AM

PROVO, Utah – The highly anticipated BYU football home game against Oklahoma still has no kickoff time.

On Monday, the Big 12 announced its TV selections for conference games on November 18, and six of the seven games received a six-day hold. One of those games that fall under the hold is BYU-Oklahoma.

BYU football versus Oklahoma tabbed with a six-day hold

The kickoff time and TV info will be announced on Saturday night or Sunday morning.

BYU hosting Oklahoma has the potential to be one of the most expensive tickets in the history of LaVell Edwards Stadium. The Cougars are getting a one-time opportunity to host Oklahoma in a Big 12 matchup before the Sooners move to the SEC next year.

Both teams are currently on two-game losing streaks from a pair of road games. Oklahoma is 7-2 overall on the season and ranked No. 17 in the AP Top 25 poll. BYU is 5-4 overall 2-4 in Big 12 action.

When BYU and Oklahoma meet later this month, it will be the third all-time meeting between the two programs. BYU leads the series 2-0, with the last meeting being one of the greatest victories in BYU football history. The Cougars took down the No. 3 Sooners 14-13 in 2009. It was the first football game at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

BYU also defeated Oklahoma in the 1994 Copper Bowl.

The only Big 12 game that received a kickoff time and TV channel designation for November 18 is Texas at Iowa State in Ames. That will be played in primetime on FOX at 6 p.m. (MT).

BYU hosts Iowa State this weekend before its matchup against Oklahoma. The Sooners will host West Virginia this Saturday in Norman.

Remaining BYU football schedule for the 2023 season

Sept. 2 – BYU 14, Sam Houston 0

Sept. 9 – BYU 41, Southern Utah 16

Sept. 16 – BYU 38, Arkansas 31

Sept. 23 – Kansas 38, BYU 27

Sept. 29 – BYU 35, Cincinnati 27

Oct. 14 – TCU 44, BYU 11

Oct. 21 – BYU 27, Texas Tech 14

Oct. 28 – No. 7 Texas 35, BYU 6

Nov. 4 – West Virginia 37, BYU 7

November 11 | Iowa State Cyclones

Location: Provo, Utah

Stadium: LaVell Edwards Stadium

Kickoff: 8:15 p.m.

TV: ESPN

Radio: KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM, 1160 AM in Utah); Audio stream on KSLsports.com

Series history: Iowa State leads 4-0

Last meeting: September 28, 1974 – Iowa State 34, BYU 7 in Ames

November 18 | Oklahoma Sooners

Location: Provo, Utah

Stadium: LaVell Edwards Stadium

Kickoff: TBA

TV: TBD (ESPN or FOX networks)

Radio: KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM, 1160 AM in Utah); Audio stream on KSLsports.com

Series history: BYU leads 2-0

Last meeting: September 5, 2009 – BYU 14, Oklahoma 13 (Cowboy Classic in Arlington, Texas)

November 25 | at Oklahoma State Cowboys

Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma

Stadium: Boone Pickens Stadium

Kickoff: TBA

TV: TBD (ESPN or FOX networks)

Radio: KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM, 1160 AM in Utah); Audio stream on KSLsports.com

Series history: Oklahoma State leads 2-0

Last meeting: December 18, 1976 – Oklahoma State 49, BYU 21 (Tangerine Bowl)

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow Mitch’s coverage of BYU in the Big 12 Conference on X and Threads: @Mitch_Harper.

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BYU Football Senior Day Against Oklahoma Receives Kickoff Hold