On this day in 2000, the 10th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners scored arguably the most dominant victory in the storied series' 95-year history with a 63-14 ambush of 11th-ranked Texas.
Oklahoma will face Texas at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The last time the Sooners and Longhorns met with both schools sitting outside the AP Top 25, the contest proved largely unremarkable.
The Big 12 Conference is competitive this football season. Guerin Emig and Bill Haisten talk lower expectations for OU-Texas (for both teams), while the Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-0 and ranked in the top 10 nationally.
Per ESPN's Pete Thamel, Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers has been a full practice participant this week and will return under center for the Longhorns in the Red River Showdown Saturday.
Sooners depending on both their running game and rivalry's insanity to hang with Longhorns
11 years ago today, the Big 12 Conference invited TCU to join.
One of Oklahoma’s most iconic plays happened in the OU-Texas game on this day in 2001.
Oklahoma's Marvin Mims has caught three touchdown passes in OU-Texas games, including a highlight-reel grab in last year's comeback win.
Eli Lederman and Eric Bailey discuss OU's quarterback quandary leading into the Red River Showdown with Texas. Will Dillon Gabriel be healthy enough to play and if not, will Davis Beville, General Booty, or even Nick Evers get the call?
It feels like one of those weeks where everything, and everyone, should be on the table for Brent Venables' program
Happy birthday to former Oklahoma Sooners and Dallas Cowboys head coach Barry Switzer, who turns 85 years old Wednesday.
During this football season, the Tulsa World will serialize each week the chapters from Tulsa World Staff Writer Jimmie Tramel’s 2014 book “Switzer: The Players’ Coach.” Purchase the book for $9.95 at tulsaworldstore.com.
The Sooners are in dire need of different results this Saturday in Dallas, regardless of their coach's status-quo comments.
OU coach Brent Venables says three quarterbacks - Davis Beville, General Booty and Nick Evers - are getting reps this week in case injured Dillon Gabriel cannot play versus Texas.
“We’ve got to play with better discipline," coach Brent Venables said of the Sooners' defense as Oklahoma rides into the Red River Showdown riding consecutive losses.
Based on last year's traffic counts, at least 24,000 additional vehicles are expected to cross the Red River on two major highways alone this weekend.
Some traces of separation in the Big 12 this week, which is good news for Oklahoma State but certainly not Oklahoma.
Oct. 4, 2022 video. The Oklahoma Sooners will face the Texas Longhorns on Oct. 8 at Dallas' Cotton Bowl. Video courtesy/OU Athletics
Oct. 4, 2022 video. Oklahoma Sooners head coach recalled starting 4-3 at Clemson last season and past Red River Showdown games. Video courtesy/OU Athletics
Oct. 4, 2022 video. Oklahoma Sooners head coach did not say which quarterback would start against Texas on Oct. 8. Video courtesy/OU Athletics
In his weekly press conference, Brent Venables addresses the media as the Sooners, coming off back-to-back losses prepare to face Texas in the annual Red River Showdown.
The latest Red River Showdown game will be 11 a.m. Saturday.
Oct. 3, 2022 video. The Oklahoma Sooners face the Texas Longhorns on Oct. 8. Video courtesy/OU Athletics
Oct. 3, 2022 video. Oklahoma Sooners' Jeff Lebby and Ted Roof talk about the upcoming game with the Longhorns. Video courtesy/OU Athletics