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Fuel for the rivalry: Tiebreaker feud has made OU-Texas game even more bitter
NORMAN — Saturday’s edition of the Red River Rivalry could be among the most contentious in the 109-year history between the two teams.
Although the preseason hype leading into what was supposed to be a matchup between two top 5 teams led by two Heisman candidate quarterbacks has lessened by a pair of Oklahoma losses and an injured Sam Bradford shoulder, last season’s fallout will still be fresh in fans’ minds.
Oklahoma and Texas tied for the Big 12 South title in 2008, both finishing 7-1 in conference.
But so did Texas Tech.
Texas beat Oklahoma 45-35 in 2008’s Red River Rivalry...
Plane with a banner that reads "Hey Mack, Quit Whining U Knew The Rules” buzzes around the University of Texas campus in December 2008. PHOTO COURTESY AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN
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