Cooler weather coaxes football fans back into the stands as college seasons kick off around the state.
The University of Tulsa begins the season at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at home versus Central Arkansas. The Golden Hurricane also takes on the University of Texas on Sept. 8 in Austin, Arkansas State on Sept. 15 at home and Temple University on Sept. 20 in Philadelphia.
Game day is sure to be electric in Norman as the University of Oklahoma Sooners begin their first season without quarterback Baker Mayfield, who was drafted by the Cleveland Browns as the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The team plays at home Sept. 1 versus Florida Atlantic, Sept. 8 versus UCLA, Sept. 22 versus Army and Sept. 29 versus Baylor. They play one away game, Sept. 15, versus Iowa State in Ames.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys also boast a busy September with a bevy of home games: Sept. 8 versus South Alabama, Sept. 15 versus Boise State and Sept. 22 versus Kansas. One away game in Lawrence is on Sept. 29, versus Kansas.