Found November 19, 2012 on
Fox Sports Southwest:
Some Thanksgiving traditions are no more.
Black Friday is now really Black Thursday for most retailers. And the annual showdown between Texas and Texas A&M has gone away thanks to the Aggies move to the SEC.
But for the Longhorns, theres absolutely nothing wrong with a new Thanksgiving tradition that includes a game against TCU. That starts Thursday night when the two former Southwest Conference rivals meet as Big 12 foes for the first time.
This week is exactly the same for us, said Texas head coach Mack Brown. We had 14 great years with the excitement of playing on Thanksgiving against A&M and the home-and-home series. Weve always had the Aggie supper on Sunday night. We changed it to the senior supper. Weve talked about special it is to play Thursday night. It doesnt feel that different for me. TCU is our fifth longest rival game.
The 6:30 game on Thanksgiving at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium will mark the 83rd meeting between the two schools in a series dom...
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