OU-Nebraska series takes a final bow

By Jake Trotter Modified: November 29, 2010 at 9:06 am •  Published: November 29, 2010

Long before the concept of a conference championship game came about, Oklahoma and Nebraska were staging their own, usually on Thanksgiving Weekend.

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Championship rivals

Since World War II, the end-of-season rivalries that have staged the most virtual or actual conference championship games:

1. Michigan-Ohio State: 28 in the Big Ten.

2. Southern Cal-UCLA: 20 in the Pac-10 (and its predecessors).

2. (tie) Oklahoma-Nebraska: 20 in the Big 12, Big Eight, Big Seven and Big Six.

4. Texas A&M-Texas: 7, including six in the Southwest Conference and one for the Big 12 South Division title.

5. Alabama-Auburn: 6, including five in the Southeastern Conference and one for the SEC West Division title

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