Sooners Move Season Opener to Sunday Night

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Oklahoma’s football team announced they have moved their 2019 season opener to Sunday night, September 1, for television.

The Sooners will play the University of Houston at 6:30 pm on ABC.

The game was originally scheduled for Saturday, August 31.

This will be the fourth time OU has played a football game on Sunday, with the other three occasions all coming in bowl games.

OU beat Penn State in the Sugar Bowl on Dec. 31, 1972, and beat Virginia 48-14 in the Gator Bowl on Dec. 29, 1991.

It lost 21-14 to LSU in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 4, 2004.

Next season will be the 125th season in OU history.

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