Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/13/14
Thanksgiving Thursday is usually a day you think mainly of the NFL when it comes to football, but the college gridiron will also be busy on Thursday as well. After you have got your NFL fix for the day the night ends with a Big 12 rivalry game between the Texas Longhorns and Texas Tech Red Raiders. The Longhorns’ annual match up against Texas A&M has not taken place since 2011 and doesn’t appear to be making a comeback in the near future. This leaves the opportunity for other rival opponents to take their shot at Texas on Thanksgiving weekend. Last year the TCU Horned Frogs went into Austin, Texas and defeated Texas on Thanksgiving weekend 20-13. This year the Texas Tech Red Raiders get their shot at going into Austin to defeat the Longhorns on Thanksgiving Day. This game has Big 12 title implications at stake for the Longhorns and the Red Raiders would love nothing more than to ruin all of those dreams for the Longhorns on Thanksgiving. This matchup of Texas Tech and Texas has ...
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