Inside the Gameplan: UT’s Schedule – Part IV

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

The final stretch of games for Texas is hopefully going to start looking very different after 2016. The Big 12 intends to add a championship game for 2017 in an effort to keep Big 12 revenue competitive with the other Power Five conferences and might add some new teams as well. As a result, you’d hope that Texas would be playing in that championship game in 2017 and for the foreseeable future.

In 2016, I think Texas will be staring down the final three games at 6-3 or 5-4 while looking to secure that crucial eighth win that would guarantee Strong his chance to guide a loaded 2017 roster into the renewed Big 12 title game.

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