After 40 Years, Memory Lane for Texas-OU Has Never...

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After 40 Years, Memory Lane for Texas-OU Has Never...
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The phone rang around 6 o’clock on that October afternoon, and Darrell Royal was on the line. Royal didn’t call often, and in my first year as the American-Statesman’s Longhorns beat writer, barely out of Texas journalism school, I was pretty sure he wasn’t calling me to ask for advice on pass defense even though Rice’s Tommy Kramer had just toasted his secondary the week before.

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