Oklahoma State announced Thursday that it will play its 2013 season opener against Mississippi State in Houston's Reliant Stadium.
The game will be part of a Texas Kick Off Classic production of ESPN, the NFL's Houston Texans and Lone Star Sports and Entertainment.
"We have a growing number of Texans attending Oklahoma State and a large alumni base in the area," Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said. "We will be playing a high-profile season opener in a great stadium. I think our fans will be eager for this matchup all summer.