Tradition and emotion play big roles in OU-Texas lore
The current economic woes notwithstanding, the rich do get richer.Oklahoma and Texas don't need top-five rankings to grab the nation's attention by the shirt collar. The rivalry between the Sooners and the Longhorns has too much else going for it.
Ivan Maisel is a senior writer for ESPN.com. Send your questions and comments to Ivan at email@example.com. His new book, "The Maisel Report: College Football's Most Overrated & Underrated Players, Coaches, Teams, and Traditions," is on sale now. For more information, go to TheMaiselReport.com.
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