Posted October 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Bob Stoops and Mack Brown have led their teams into plenty of Red River Rivalry showdowns when it seemed like they were playing for all the marbles. This week, the Oklahoma-Texas game could be just about trying to keep up in the Big 12. The loser of Saturday's game at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas could wind up two games behind No. 5 West Virginia and No. 6 Kansas State in the standings. Oklahoma cornerback Aaron Colvin says the Sooners (3-1, 1-1 Big 12) aren't thinking about being potentially eliminated from Big 12 contention by mid-October. He still thinks they're in the race for the national championship.

Oklahoma back on track after knocking off Texas Tech

After losing in Norman two weeks ago to Kansas State, Oklahoma did what good teams tend to do.  They got up off that mat, dusted themselves off, and then brought the wood to a solid Texas Tech team. Don't let the final stats fool you.  The Sooners only outgained Tech by 20 yards on the night (370 to 350),  but for the final two-and-a-half quarters, this game was all Oklahoma...

Red River Shootout: History lessons

It's that time. As the Oklahoma Sooners embark on their 107th edition of the Red River Shootout, one player has a chance to make history. Meanwhile, the Sooners hope that history can be repeated at the Cotton Bowl Saturday. With a win Saturday, Landry Jones will break Steve Davis’ record as the all-time winningest quarterback in OU history...

Monday presser week seven: WR Kenny Stills

NORMAN, Okla. — Sooners Illustrated met up with wide receiver Kenny Stills to preview the Red River Rivalry game.

Red River Shootout: Confidence game

You could point to any number of reasons why the red river shootout has always held a place among the marquee rivalry games in college football. However, since Bob Stoops and Mack Brown arrived at Oklahoma and Texas in the late 1990s, the game has ascended from one the sport's best to arguably its premier annual grudge match. The secret ingredient added by the two coaches...

Monday presser week seven: CB Aaron Colvin

NORMAN, Okla. — Cornerback Aaron Colvin recorded his first pick the other day and talks about it and more with Sooners Illustrated.

Monday presser week seven: QB Landry Jones

NORMAN, Okla. — Quarterback Landry Jones talked about his bounce back performance against Texas Tech and more, and Sooners Illustrated has it all.

Oklahoma 41, Texas Tech 20: Salty defense helps Sooners reverse course

If the loss to Kansas State two weeks ago represented a jarring break from the norm for Oklahoma football, the Sooners’ domination of Texas Tech on Saturday signified a promising correction. OU did what it always seems to do under Bob Stoops: bounce back from defeat. The Sooners hadn’t lost back-to-back games since 2003 and rarely drop a game coming off an open date. ...

Monday presser week seven: R.J. Washington

NORMAN, Okla. — Defensive end R.J. Washington had a solid game against Texas Tech and now looks forward to Texas, courtesy of Sooners Illustrated.

Texas-Oklahoma Preview

It's a college football experience unlike any other. It starts with a bus ride into the State Fair of Texas, with fans thumping on the sides and cheering or directing insults and unfriendly gestures toward the riders. Then there's the walk down the Cotton Bowl field, the chance to stare down your bitter rival face to face before the game begins. And no matter what's...
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