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Texas Vs. New Mexico: Game Time, TV Schedule, Spread And More

Texas will face New Mexico at Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

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After a strong start to the season against the Wyoming Cowboys, David Ash and the Texas Longhorns will take on the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday as they seek a 2-0 record.

Ash's game against the Cowboys, a game where he went 20-for-27 in the passing game with a touchdown, showed improvement from 2011 and should give the Longhorns hopes to improve from their 8-5 record last season.

B.R. Holbrook, on the other hand, will likely see more touches than what he got against Southern University in the Lobos' first game. In the 66-21 win for New Mexico, Joseph had only eight passes, completing six of them and picking up a touchdown. Backup QB Cole Gautsche had two passes as well in the rout.

Texas' defense will need to focus more on the running game from the Lobos -- New Mexico had five touchdowns from four different targets in the running game against the Jaguars in their first game with seven different players getting at least double-digit rushing yards.

As with Texas' previous game against Wyoming, the game will be shown exclusively on the Longhorn Network, which was recently picked up by major carrier AT&T uVerse.

Game Time: 7 p.m. CT at Texas Memorial Stadium

TV: Longhorn Network

Point spread: Texas favored by 37 points.

For more on the Texas Longhorns and the Longhorn Network, check out Barking Carnival as well as Burnt Orange Nation. More on NCAA football in general can be found over at SB Nation's NCAA Football hub and the SB Nation YouTube Channel:

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