Alabama Announces Home-and-Home With Oklahoma State
The University of Alabama has announced plans for a home-and-home football series with the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The two programs will meet in 2028 in Stillwater, Okla on Sept. 23 2028 and will reconvene for a rematch in Tuscaloosa on Sept. 15 2029. The two schools have played one time previously, a 34-31 Cowboys victory in the 2006 Independence Bowl.
“This series with Oklahoma State continues to show our commitment to solidifying quality home-and-home matchups for our future football schedules,” said Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne. “We look forward to visiting Stillwater in 2028 and welcoming the Cowboys to Tuscaloosa the following year.”'
The announcement comes with a postponement as well, Alabama and Notre Dame will now take place in 2029 and 2030.
"We are very excited to add another excellent opponent to our future non-conference schedule with the addition of Oklahoma State,” Alabama head coach Nick Saban said. “Greg Byrne and our administration have done a great job of scheduling outstanding football games that benefit both our program and our fans.”
The Crimson Tide has now loaded its non-conference schedule for the next decade to come. The Tide now has a home-and-home series planned with Texas, USF, Wisconsin, Florida State, West Virginia, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Notre Dame, Georgia Tech, Arizona, Oklahoma and Virginia Tech spanning the next 15 football seasons.
The announcement comes on the heels of Alabama and Saban agreeing to a contract extension. Saban's new deal will tie him to the Crimson Tide through the 2028 season meaning the legendary coach is planning on coaching the Tide through most of these high-profile matchups.