Wyoming running back Xazavian Valladay (6) celebrates a touchdown Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 at the University of Arizona. The Wyoming Cowboys defeat the Georgia State Panthers 38-17 to win the Arizona Bowl. Nadav Soroker/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming football team will play at the University of Texas on Sept. 16, 2023, UW announced in a press release Thursday morning.

It will be the first meeting between the teams since 2012 and sixth meeting overall. Texas has won the five previous matchups. UW hosts fellow Big 12 foe Texas Tech on Sept. 2, 2023. The rest of UW's 2023 non-conference schedule consists of home games against Portland State and Appalachian State. 

Four of UW’s previous five meetings with Texas took place in Austin, Texas. The Cowboys lost the lone matchup in Laramie 41-10 in 2009.

Texas is tied with Alabama as the fourth-winningest program in college football history with 916 victories.

Below are the scheduled future non-conference opponents for Wyoming through 2028:


Sept. 5 vs. Weber State

Sept. 12 at Louisiana

Sept. 19 vs. Utah

Sept. 26 at Ball State


Sept. 4 vs. Montana State

Sept. 11 at Northern Illinois

Sept. 18 vs. Ball State

Sept. 25 at Clemson


Sept. 3 vs. Tulsa

Sept. 10 vs. Northern Colorado

Sept. 18 at Illinois

Sept. 24 at BYU


Sept. 2 vs. Texas Tech

Sept. 9 vs. Portland State

Sept. 16 at Texas

Sept. 23 vs. Appalachian State


Aug. 31 at Arizona State

Sept. 21 vs. New Mexico State

Sept. 28 vs. BYU


Sept. 6 at Utah


Sept. 5 vs. North Texas

Sept. 19 at Central Michigan

Sept. 26 vs. Louisiana 


Sept. 4 vs. Central Michigan

Sept. 18 at North Texas


Sept. 16 at Texas Tech

Michael Katz is a writer for WyoSports. He can be reached by email at mkatz@wyosports.net. Follow him on Twitter at @MichaelLKatz.

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