Oklahoma vs. Texas: TV Schedule, Live Streaming, Radio, Game Time and More

Andrew KulhaSenior Analyst IIIOctober 5, 2011

AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 10:  Backup quarterback Case McCoy #6 of the Texas Longhorns signals victory over BYU Cougars as time runs out on September 10, 2011 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. Texas defeated BYU 17-16.  (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)
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The annual game between the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns, also known as the Red River Rivalry, is one of the best traditions in college football. Both teams are always top contenders in the Big 12, but no matter the situation, there is never any love lost.

Oklahoma has fallen from their preseason ranking of No. 1 to No. 3, but still hold onto their destiny with a 4-0 record.

On the other sideline, No.11 Texas is once again hosting the game and is boasting a 4-0 record as well.

It's not certain, but the winner of this game could capture a strangle-hold of the Big 12.

Where: Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX

When: Saturday Oct. 8, 12 p.m EDT

Watch: ABC

Listen: KOKC AM 1520, KRXO 107.7 FM Oklahoma City, KMOD FM 97.5, KTBZ AM 1430 Tulsa; KLRD 1080 AM Dallas, KFNC 97.5 FM Houston.

Stream: soonersports.com, texassports.com

Betting Line (Bodog.com): Oklahoma -10

Key Storyline:

There is no doubt that the Red River Rivalry is one of the best in football. The  No. 1 spot in the Big 12 is on the line, and possibly more. It's a huge game for both teams.

Who Might Not Play for Oklahoma: Defensive back Jamell Fleming probable (head), offensive lineman Tyler Evans probable (shoulder), runninb back Brennan Clay probable (shoulder), kicker Jimmy Stevens probable (quadricep), defensive back Aaron Colvin probable (head).

Who Might Not Play For Texas: Linebacker Chet Moss questionable (back), safety Nolan Brewster out for season (concussion).

BCS/Top 25 Implications:

NORMAN, OK - OCTOBER 1:  Quarterback Landry Jones #12 of the Oklahoma Sooners looks to throw in the first half against the Ball State Cardinals on October 1, 2011 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma.  Oklahoma defeated Ball Sta
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This game means everything for the Big 12. The winner of this game will essentially have the upper hand in the conference and a clear road to a bid for  the national championship.

What They're Saying: Travis Haney of NewsOk writes about an anti-Texas hat that Barry Switzer used to wear. Haney writes about the rivalry that exists between both teams and their fanbases.

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 3:  Wide receiver Ryan Broyles #85 of the Oklahoma Sooners stumbles after a catch in the first half against the Tulsa Hurricanes on September 3, 2011 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma.  Oklahoma leads T
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Berry Tramel of NewsOk writes on the long history of the rivalry, especially between Texas coach Mack Brown and Oklahoma's Stoops.

Oklahoma Player to Watch:

PASADENA, CA - SEPTEMBER 17:  Case McCoy #6 of the Texas Longhorns handsoff to Malcolm Brown #28 of the Texas Longhorns during the first quarter at Rose Bowl on September 17, 2011 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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Receiver Ryan Broyles is going to be the key to this game. He has the ability to spread Texas' defense, and he should be able to improve on his 476 yards and six touchdowns on the year.

Texas Player to Watch:

Sophomore quarterback Case McCoy is trying to follow in his older brother's footsteps as the man under center for the Longhorns. He's going to have to play like his brother in this matchup, though. This going to be a huge test for McCoy.

On the Hot Seat:

Case McCoy is going to have a ton of pressure on him. His older brother Colt was a star in this rivalry, and now he's going to have to carry the Longhorns on his back at home.


Oklahoma is the No. 3 team in the country, but they are highly overrated. This is their first real test, but I think the Longhorns have an upset of epic proportions in them.

Texas: 24 Oklahoma: 21 

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