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October 17, 2019


Red River Rivalry Radio — a recap: 7 days of Texas-Oklahoma interviews and historical audio content

PHOTOS: Red River Rivalry Radio recap – a TX/OU pop-up radio station L Last week, Gatehouse Media, along with partners at the Austin American-Statesman and The Oklahoman launched its initial Red River Rivalry Radio, a pop-up radio station that focused on the annual Texas-Oklahoma football game. Listeners … Read More


October 13, 2019


No. 6 Oklahoma 34, No. 11 Texas 27: Five key plays

DALLAS — There were 139 snaps taken in Texas’ 34-27 loss to Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Going for it early After an adventurous pregame that featured every player receiving an … Read More


October 12, 2019


Texas-OU notebook: Teams cool off after pre-game fracas, but Roach later ejected

DALLAS — Before kickoff on Saturday, the two teams gathered at midfield of the Cotton Bowl. That impromptu meeting, however, was less than cordial. The interaction was flagged and every player on both teams was given an unsportmanlike conduct penalty. Referee Mike Defee then announced that anyone who was reprimanded for … Read More


No. 6 Oklahoma 34, No. 11 Texas 27: Make no mistake, this was a Red River rout

DALLAS — The Cotton Bowl scoreboard said Texas lost to rival Oklahoma by a touchdown, 34-27 for those who care about specifics. Somebody will see that score Sunday and think it was another close, epic shootout. But this felt like a Red River rout, authored by OU’s … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: As Texas’ loss to Oklahoma shows, Ehlinger can’t do it all himself

  DALLAS — It was all on Sam Ehlinger. Sometimes that’s enough, but against bloodthirsty Oklahoma, the best tackle football player at the University of Texas can’t do it all himself. The Sooners pummeled the Longhorns quarterback all day long — nine sacks for minus-56 yards and a half-dozen … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas’ shortcomings exposed in loss to worthy ‘opponent’

  DALLAS — They’re a year away. Or, maybe with a little luck and a very big win streak from here on in, maybe a couple of months away. The feeling here in August was that Texas, while talented in a few spots, lacked enough muscle and offensive firepower … Read More


Texas linemen shoulder the blame after nine-sack day, but ‘it’s on everybody’

 DALLAS — At the Cotton Bowl on Saturday, the Oklahoma defense introduced, re-introduced and then re-introduced itself several more times to Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger. Oklahoma registered a season-high nine sacks in its 34-27 win over the Longhorns. Texas … Read More


Oklahoma 34, Texas 27: Our five questions for Texas — answered

Revisiting our five pregame questions that were facing the Longhorns ahead of Texas’ 34-27 loss on Saturday. Here’s how they played out:   1. Did the defense get to Jalen Hurts? No. Oh, the Longhorns were able to apply some pressure to the Oklahoma quarterback on some key third downs, … Read More


No. 6 Oklahoma 34, No. 11 Texas 27: The expanded boxscore

How it all happened Saturday at the Cotton Bowl:   First quarter Oklahoma 7, Texas 0. For the fourth time in six games, Texas gave up points on an opponent’s opening possession. This time it was an early Lincoln Riley gamble on fourth-and-goal, a rollout by Jalen Hurts, who found … Read More


It’s over at the Cotton Bowl: No. 6 Oklahoma pushes past No. 11 Texas, 34-27

  It’s all over at the Cotton Bowl. No. 11-ranked Texas, which was a 10.5-point underdog in this year’s Red River Showdown, has lost to No. 6 Oklahoma, 34-27. Red River Showdown? More like a Red River Reversal. Heading into this game, we figured the Longhorns’ offense would be … Read More


It’s halftime at the Cotton Bowl, and Texas is trailing Oklahoma 10-3

It’s halftime at the Cotton Bowl. No. 11 Texas, which is a 10.5-point underdog today, is trailing No. 6 Oklahoma, 10-3. This Red River Showdown has been a Red River Reversal — Texas’ offense is struggling but the defense is making plays, while OU’s defense has stymied Sam Ehlinger but … Read More


October 11, 2019


Texas vs. Oklahoma: Five key matchups to watch

Here are five key matchups to watch Saturday in the 115th installment of the Red River Showdown at the Cotton Bowl. OU quarterback Jalen Hurts vs. Texas nickel back B.J. Foster Foster raised eyebrows on Tuesday when he praised Hurts’ running and passing ability. Read More


The Eyes of Texas: Four players to watch in Saturday’s Longhorns-Sooners game

The 11th-ranked Longhorns meet No. 6 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas on Saturday (11 a.m., Fox). The eyes of Texas will be upon …   Grant Calcaterra, Oklahoma tight end Since he has only five catches this season, Calcaterra ranks eighth in receptions among the Sooners. Texas, though, knows what … Read More


Texas vs. Oklahoma: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday against Oklahoma: 1. Can the Texas defense get to Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts? Texas went without a sack during last week’s trip to West Virginia, and Tom Herman noted that Austin Kendall once had nearly 4 1/2 seconds to pass the ball. In 32 … Read More


Rocket man: Texas’ Sam Ehlinger can launch himself into Heisman race vs. Oklahoma

No, Jalen, this isn’t the Iron Bowl. It may not be the SEC championship game or the College Football Playoff, either. Texas-Oklahoma is none of those things, as OU quarterback Jalen Hurts will discover Saturday at the Cotton Bowl. “It’s very different,” UT … Read More