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The fight for the BCS; Texas Longhorns fans book flyover with OU score during Bedlam

By Jake Trotter Modified: November 27, 2008 at 11:04 am •  Published: November 27, 2008
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photo - Fans gather under the scoreboard after Texas's win at the Red River Rivalry in Dallas. Photo by Jim Sigmon UT Sports Information
Fans gather under the scoreboard after Texas's win at the Red River Rivalry in Dallas. Photo by Jim Sigmon UT Sports Information

Money left over is being spent on the printing of 20,000 "45-35” signs for fans to hold up during today’s Texas-Texas A&M game in Austin.

The Daily Texan, the school’s student newspaper, is also printing a full-page "45-35” ad. Up to 40,000 copies will be distributed before Thursday’s game as well.

"The goal is to remind people that Texas beat Oklahoma, and that was the score,” said Austin Talbert, a UT sophomore journalism major, who was one of the founders of the campaign. "We don’t want to see a team we beat pass us up.”

Talbert organized the movement by creating a Facebook group, which by Wednesday night had ballooned to more than 16,000 members.


OU at OSU

→When: 7 p.m. Saturday

→Where: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater

→TV: ABC (Cox 8)

→Radio: KXXY-FM 96.1, KRXO-FM 107.7, KOKC-AM 1520

→Live blog: On the OU and OSU blogs at NewsOK.com

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