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By ANDREW GILMAN  |  Last updated 9/18/13
NORMAN, Okla. - Tennessee will play at Oklahoma next season and the Sooners will open 2014 against Louisiana Tech. OU announced its non-conference football schedule Wednesday morning, highlighting the game against Tennessee on Sept. 13. The teams haven't played since the 1968 Orange Bowl. OU will play at Tennessee in 2015. OU is 1-1 all-time against Tennessee with both meetings coming in the Orange Bowl. OU lost in 1939 and won the 1968 game. "We have always strived to feature marquee non-conference opponents on the Oklahoma schedule," said OU vice president and director of athletics, Joe Castiglione. "Our longtime philosophy of scheduling high-caliber FBS opponents becomes even more important in 2014 with strength of schedule factoring into the College Football Playoff equation. Without question, the opportunity to schedule a two-game, home-and-home series with a program with the tradition of Tennessee is a win-win for both programs and their passionate fan bases." OU will start 2014 at home against Louisiana Tech on Aug. 30. It will be the first meeting between the schools, as well. Oklahoma will travel to Tulsa for its other non-conference game. OU is 7-0 against Tulsa under Bob Stoops and beat Tulsa last week 51-20. Follow Andrew Gilman on Twitter: @andrewgilmanOK
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