The Red River Rivalry is one of the greatest, oldest and most important rivalries in all of college football. Whenever this game is played there are conference title implications and usually there are national title implications, as well. Since 1945, this game has featured at least one ranked team in 61of the 66 games and the 2011 one will be no different.
Oklahoma comes in as the preseason No. 1 and is still at that position in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll, though they have dropped to third in the AP Poll. Texas may not have beaten a ranked opponent yet this season but they have jumped all the way up to the 11th spot.
This game will be particularly telling for all of the Longhorn’s new players and staff. They are breaking in a new quarterback and running back as well as a new offensive and defensive coordinator.
College GameDay will be on hand to witness the game and you shouldn’t miss it either.
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