It is official! FOX College Football’s Big Noon Kickoff will make its first trip to Waco on Saturday, Nov. 13, ahead of the showdown between No. 18 Baylor (7-2, 4-2) and No. 4 Oklahoma (9-0, 6-0) at McLane Stadium.
Big Noon Kickoff, which began in 2019, includes Rob Stone and features 10-time Big 12-champion head coach Bob Stoops, former Notre Dame quarterback Brady Quinn, 2004 Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart and his USC Teammate Reggie Bush. Veteran reporters Tom Rinaldi and Bruce Feldman also provide coverage throughout the two-hour show. The crew will be in town to preview the top games in college football, plus give detailed analysis on Baylor’s game big game on the Brazos with the Sooners. Big Noon Kickoff will broadcast live from the south plaza at McLane Stadium from 9-11 a.m., Saturday morning on FOX.
Coverage will lead right in to Baylor’s 11 a.m. kickoff with Oklahoma, also on FOX.
The Letterwinners Tailgate will be open starting at 8:00am, and provides a great view of the broadcast stage, so come out and join us for breakfast and show your Bears, and the nation, some solid Baylor fan support! Due to the special set up of this national broadcast, there will be a designated entry/security check point, with some areas closed to foot traffic. This includes the stairway leading down to the Letterwinners Tailgate on the river peninsula. Please see the map below showing the alternate route to access the tailgate tent.
McLane Stadium parking lots will open at 6 a.m. Saturday for fans with reserved parking passes for the game against Oklahoma. Free parking is available downtown at 3rd and Austin near Heritage Square, with a free shuttle running Saturday morning through postgame.
A few updated guidelines:
- Security entrances at Gate C and Umphrey Pedestrian Bridge will open at 7 a.m.
- McLane Stadium policies apply to show area (clear bag policy, no outside food or drink, no noise makers)
- Handheld posters and signage are allowed
- Re-entrance to the plaza will be allowed
- ADA lanes will be at all entrances to plaza
- There is a new security screening prior to crossing the Umphrey Pedestrian Bridge in order to access the plaza
- No costumes that cover the face are allowed
We look forward to seeing you there!