OU and Nebraska have staged 20 virtual or actual championship games since World War II:
Nov. 23, 1946: OU 27-6, at Norman: Touchdowns by Jack Mitchell and Joe Golding led the Sooners. The winner was assured of a tie for the Big Six title with the Kansas-Missouri winner.
Nov. 25, 1950: OU 49-35, at Norman. The Huskers needed a victory to forge a tie for the Big Seven title, but OU needed victory to protect its new No. 1 ranking. Husker star Bobby Reynolds ignited NU to a 21-14 lead, but the Sooners rallied, and Billy Vessels' 69-yard made it 42-21.
Nov. 20, 1954: OU 55-7, at Norman: The Huskers lost both their halfbacks, Ron Clark and Willie Greenlaw, early in the game, and OU rolled in a game the Huskers needed to forge a tie for the Big Seven title.
Nov. 19, 1955: OU 41-0, at Lincoln: Backup Jay O'Neal led the Sooners after Jimmy Harris was injured early in a battle of Big Seven unbeatens.
Nov. 24, 1962: OU 34-6 at Norman. Monte Deere threw three touchdown passes, thwarting Nebraska's bid for a co-championship and giving Bud Wilkinson his final Big Eight title.
Nov. 23, 1963: Nebraska 29-20 at Lincoln. The day after the JFK assassination, the Huskers won a listless game that matched teams 6-0 in Big Eight play.
Nov. 25, 1971: Nebraska 35-31 at Norman. The game of all games. Johnny Rodgers' punt return and a late Jerry Tagge-led touchdown drive gave the Huskers the Game of the Century and the Big Eight championship.
Nov. 22, 1975: OU 35-10 at Norman. Husker turnovers set up three short Sooner touchdown drives as eighth-ranked OU blasted No. 2 Nebraska to forge a tie for the Big Eight title.
Nov. 26, 1976: OU 20-17 at Lincoln. Woodie Shepard's 48-yard halfback pass to Steve Rhodes and Elvis Peacock's 32-yard gain off a hook-and-lateral set up the winning touchdown in this origin of Sooner Magic, giving OU a three-way tie for the Big Eight title with Oklahoma State and Colorado.
Nov. 25, 1977: OU 38-7 at Norman. Thomas Lott and Elvis Peacock each rushed for more than 100 yards as the Sooners crushed Nebraska's hopes for a co-championship.
Nov. 11, 1978: Nebraska 17-14 at Lincoln. Billy Sims' late fumble at the Husker 3-yard line allowed Nebraska to upset No. 1-ranked OU and clinch a tie for the Big Eight.
Nov. 24, 1979: OU 17-14 at Norman. Billy Sims' 247 rushing yards lifted the eighth-ranked Sooners past No. 3 Nebraska.
Nov. 22, 1980: OU 21-17 at Lincoln. Freshman Buster Rhymes' 43-yard run in the final two minutes set up his 1-yard TD with 56 seconds left, putting the Sooners in the Orange Bowl.
Nov. 26, 1982: Nebraska 28-24, at Lincoln: Not even Marcus Dupree's 86-yard touchdown run saved the Sooners in this battle of Big Eight unbeatens.
Nov. 26, 1983: Nebraska 28-21 at Norman. No. 1-ranked Huskers turned away three straight OU passes near the goal line in the final minute. The Sooners needed a victory to tie for the title.
Nov. 23, 1985: Keith Jackson's 88-yard tight-end reverse keyed this battle of conference unbeatens.
Nov. 22, 1986: OU 20-17 at Lincoln. Keith Jackson's magical catch set up Tim Lashar's game-winning field goal. Nebraska needed a win for a three-way tie.
Nov. 21, 1987: OU 17-7 at Lincoln: The second Game of the Century, with backup quarterback Charles Thompson leading a victory for the second-ranked Sooners over No. 1 Nebraska.
Nov. 19, 1988: Nebraska 7-3 at Norman. The teams were unbeaten in Big Eight play; the game was overshadowed by late-game injuries â€” a broken leg for OU quarterback Charles Thompson, and a torn knee ligament for Barry Switzer on a sideline collision.
Dec. 2, 2006: OU 21-7 at Kansas City. Paul Thompson's big pass to Jermaine Gresham gets the Sooners out of a hole in the schools' only previous Big 12 championship game meeting.