Folks said there was no buzz leading up to last Saturday’s Texas-Oklahoma game.
Television ratings suggest otherwise.
The 24-17 Longhorn upset of the then 10th-ranked Sooners, was the most watched contest of the week , ESPN announced Thursday.
The game drew 4.992 million viewers, making it the most watched Texas-OU game since 2011.
According to ESPN, the Texas-OU viewership was up 18% from last year, 6% from 2013 and 12% from 2012.
The ESPN prime-time game featuring Arkansas at Alabama was watched by 4.835 million.
The ABC prime-time contest of Miami at Florida State was viewed by 3.502 million.
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