What network will air the game?
ABC, with a national broadcast, starting at 11 a.m. Brad Nessler will call the game with analysis from Todd Blackledge and sideline reports from Holly Rowe.
What about pregame and postgame shows?
KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City (the ABC affiliate) will air a pregame show at 10 a.m. but no post-game show, since West Virginia-Texas Tech immediately follows OU-Texas on ABC. Sooner Sports Game Day airs at 10 a.m. on Fox Sports Oklahoma, with a post-game show immediately following the game.
Who is the home team?
OU. The Sooners will wear crimson jerseys and, more importantly, will get to host recruits. Texas will wear white jerseys and occupy the sideline opposite the pressbox.
What about road construction en route to Dallas?
In Oklahoma, OU officials have been told all lanes of I-35 will be open. Of course, traffic slows in Denton, 35 miles north of downtown Dallas.
Official Twitter updates are available from Oklahoma @OKDOT and Texas @TxDOT.
For GPS purposes, what's the address to the Cotton Bowl?
3750 Cotton Bowl Plaza, Dallas, TX, 75210.
What does parking cost?
Parking is available on State Fair lots for $15 per space. More than 20,000 spaces are available in official State Fair lots. Valet parking is available for $30 and can be accessed via the Parry/Haskell entrance. Over-the-road buses are charged $45. All parking lots open at 7 a.m. Tune in to 1650 AM for information.
What about public transportation?
Fans can ride the DART Rail Green Line to two stations — Fair Park Station, located on Parry Avenue at the entrance to the fairgrounds, and MLK Jr. Station, located south of R.B. Cullum Boulevard and convenient to the MLK fairground entrance (Gate 6) and the Cotton Bowl. To learn more about DART, go to http://www.dart.org/statefair/statefair.asp.
What time does Fair Park open?
All gates open at 7 a.m. Saturday. Exhibit buildings open at 10 a.m. each day and close at 10 p.m.
What time does the stadium open?
All Cotton Bowl Stadium gates will open at 9 a.m.
When will the team buses pull up?
Both teams arrive between approximately 8:45 to 9:15 a.m. Team buses will roll up Coliseum Drive and park at the southeast corner of the stadium near Gate L.
What items are prohibited at the stadium?
Fans should follow the same rules and regulations for OU home games. Alcoholic beverages, coolers of any type, backpacks, bags larger than 12x18 inches, banners, beverage containers, professional cameras, strollers, tripods, flag poles, equipment cases, non-fair food or drink and umbrellas are not allowed. All items entering stadium are subject to security search.
Is State Fair admission charged for game ticket-holders?
No. Game ticket-holders are admitted to the fair on Saturday. Fair admission is $16 for adults, $12 for children and senior citizens.
Will OU merchandise be sold at the fair?
The OU Bookstore will operate an official merchandise tent for Sooner fans just outside Gate A of the stadium. The store will be open from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
What's the weather forecast?
Temperatures are forecast to be in the low 80s for the game with a 30 percent chance of rain. Humidity is anticipated to be at 68 percent with winds at 18 mph from the south.
What are State Fair coupons?
Food, rides and drinks are purchased with coupons, which are sold for 50 cents each at coupon booths located throughout the grounds. American Express, Visa and MasterCard are accepted.