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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Red River Rivalry
Sam Bradford. Colt McCoy. The Sooner Schooner. Bevo. Bob Stoops. Mack Brown. Big Tex. The Cotton Bowl. No. 1 Oklahoma. No. 5 Texas. Need any other reasons to watch the Red River Rivalry on Saturday (ABC, noon ET)?
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