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Texas' Mike Davis (1) cant's hold on for the catch in front of Oklahoma State's Justin Gilbert (4) during a college football game between Oklahoma State University (OSU) and the University of Texas (UT) at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Oklahoma State lost 41-36. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman