News from Texas
Then it was hello, America, with Murray introducing himself to fans via an ABC regional telecast and, no doubt, highlight tapes to come. Not that he had been hiding. Stoops rotates three running backs: senior...
Austin American-Statesman
 
At this small school 12 miles from the Oklahoma border, there's no room for middle ground about the Longhorns and Sooners. Some teachers live in Oklahoma, although the town of about 1,600 tends...
Dallas Morning News
 
Sam Bradford walked up the tunnel and out of view, but those in the Cotton Bowl could sense where he was headed. A baby-faced freshman quarterback with unflappable poise and an accurate arm, he had not...
San Antonio Express-News
 
Sterling Boon of Austin said he felt like "going home and kicking the cat" as he left the stadium with his family all decked out in orange and white. "It's going to be a long ride home," the Longhorns fan said...
Dallas Morning News
 
On the Sooners' next drive, freshman running back DeMarco Murray took over. He needed one play to turn the game as he rushed to the left, beat Texas linebackers Scott Derry and Rashad Bobino..
Austin American-Statesman
 
The decisive contributions of the Sooners' newcomers provided an ironic plot twist in a rivalry where Texas' list of victorious freshman quarterbacks includes Colt McCoy (2006), James Brown (1994), Peter...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
 
Using speed and power, Murray arguably was Oklahoma's best all-around player Saturday. His three kick-off returns for 67 yards included a 40-yarder. And late in the fourth quarter, as the Sooners clung...
Dallas Morning News
 
The No. 10 Sooners took control in the fourth quarter to pull out a 28-21 victory over the No. 19 Longhorns before a crowd of 80,000 at the Cotton Bowl, snapping a two-game losing streak in the Red River...
Houston Chronicle
 
The Longhorns decided to show OU a new defense early in the game when the Sooners faced third-down-and-11 on their first drive. The Longhorns used three down linemen and went into a dime package with six...
Austin American-Statesman
 
The rivalry lived up to expectations. The Texas Longhorns lived down to theirs. In their annual Cotton Bowl measuring session, the Longhorns lost the turnover battle, the quarterback battle and the...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
 
And what's not to appreciate about Oklahoma's performance? Sam Bradford, a freshman playing in his first Texas-OU game and beyond his years, passes for three touchdowns and 244 yards and drops balls...
Dallas Morning News
 
The good, grand rivalry between the states rose again Saturday to its mythic proportions. Oklahoma beat Texas 28-21 before a record 80,000 madly partisan spectators who weathered sun, rain, humidity...
Austin American-Statesman
 
If Sam Bradford goes on from his first Texas-Oklahoma game to rate a statue alongside those of Billy Vessels, Jason White, Steve Owens and Billy Sims outside Owen Field in Norman, Okla., it will...
Houston Chronicle
 
Saturday's game was played before a crowd of 80,000 at the Cotton Bowl, the 62nd-straight sellout in the series. ... OU defensive end Auston English keyed a determined pass rush that produced four...
San Antonio Express-News
 
He's 3-6 against Bob Stoops, but this one may have stung more than some of the others because Texas had positioned itself to win on a day when few gave the Longhorns a real chance. Give Texas credit for...
Houston Chronicle
 
"Before I answer about why we're so good at running the ball, I want to say that Adrian Peterson is one of the most talented running backs I've ever seen," Oklahoma center Jon Cooper said. "But I think a...
Austin American-Statesman
 
His jaw and fists clenched in anger, Colt McCoy marched toward the Texas locker room. Eyes cast downward, he didn't even watch as just a few feet away, an Oklahoma player planted a giant crimson...
The Canadian Press
 
I was wrong. I thought Jamaal Charles would be a star. I should have known better. The Texas hybrid/spread offense would have forced Earl Campbell to start from a standing position. Besides...
San Antonio Express-News
 
"We didn't give (Texas) a short field," Wilson said. "The defense held them. We got the ball back and scored. Little things like that go unnoticed, but it was really big. That was some decent offense at a critical...
Houston Chronicle
 
 
 

National Coverage
That play was even more ridiculous than his 65-yard touchdown, which was plenty ridiculous. Murray bounced a handoff left, bolted through a seam and encountered Oklahoma tight end Joe Jon Finley on...
CBS SportsLine

Now, the sting of the Colorado loss is a distant memory for a club that has the inside track to yet another Big XII South Division flag. It's all because of a defining play from a Sooner bandit named Chris Lofton, who quite...
College Football News
 
Oklahoma RB DeMarco Murray (16 carries, 127 yards, including a 65-yard touchdown) showing what all the hype's been about. I'm sure Bob Stoops and his staff have had legitimate reasons for keeping the...
Sports Illustrated
 
Oklahoma News
Sudden Sam Bradford played like a veteran of these fistfights, not a yearling locked in a quarterback derby a mere seven weeks ago. And freshman tailback DeMarco Murray unleashed a 65-yard touchdown...
The Oklahoman
 
Oklahoma's bright future is well documented. A trip down the two-deep yields few seniors and several underclassmen, most of them juniors and sophomores. Maybe next year will be OU's year ...or perhaps...
Norman Transcript
 
Alonzo Dotson tried first. Then Gerald McCoy. Then DeMarcus Granger. McCoy and Granger even gave it a go in tandem. No matter how hard they tried, that darn flag just wouldn't sink into the Cotton Bowl grass...
Tulsa World

"His demeanor never changes," said Kelly. "He has the right attitude and says `let's get this...let's get it done.' No matter how bad it gets, his demeanor never changes. He knows we always have a chance." Whatever...
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
  
As if there was any doubt to the almighty significance of Oklahoma vs. Texas in football, what transpired Saturday afternoon at the Cotton Bowl should convert all non-believers. The Longhorns and Sooners were...
The Oklahoman
 
Every OU-Texas game has something special about it. And the 102nd meeting of the legendary series will go down as the day the Sooners flashed their youth movement. Sophomore tight end Jermaine Gresham ...
Tulsa World
 
By surging past the Longhorns, OU re-established itself as a team - the team? - to beat in the South. Work remains in what is shaping up as a wild ride through the league schedule. Still, the goal of a championship...
The Oklahoman
 
Then, the Sooners took control with an interception off the hands of a Texas receiver midway through the fourth quarter and held on for a crucial and difficult 28-21 victory over the Longhorns on Saturday at the Cotton...
Tulsa World
 
OU beat Texas 28-21 in a football game just as good as the score sounds. Big plays galore. Hairy moments. And heroes whose names just might live forever in Oklahoma lore. Sudden Sam Bradford played like a veteran of ...
The Oklahoman
 
This time, fans in the stands counted down the final seconds, and many directed cell phone cameras toward the giant video board to capture the final score and scenes of the Sooners hoisting the Golden Hat...
The Oklahoman
 
Around the Big 12
By leading the Jayhawks to their first Manhattan victory in 18 years, Kansas moved to the early driver's seat in the Big 12 North and 5-0 for the first time since Oct. 7, 1995, when Glen Mason's best KU team knocked...
Kansas City Star
 
If you're a Husker football fan, you're probably feeling a bit confused. What has happened to NU since last season? Somebody rewrote the script for year four of the Bill Callahan era. Nebraska seemed to make...
Lincoln Journal Star
 
On Tuesday, Texas A&M's football players were prompt in getting to the weekly press conference to stand up for their leader Dennis Franchione. It took them until the second half to step forward Saturday...
Bryan College Station Eagle
 
Missouri thrashed Nebraska on Saturday night, living up to expectations as the preseason favorite to win the North Division in the Big 12 Conference. But don't book a flight to San Antonio for December's Big 12...
Columbia Missourian
 
After a first half of futility, the Aggies underwent a transformation at halftime and erased a 17-point deficit, matching the largest in school history, for a 24-23 victory against Oklahoma State on Saturday at...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
 
Maybe this is exactly what the Nebraska football program needed - to get completely whipped by a team that is much better prepared and motivated than the Huskers were. Perhaps this is just what was needed...
North Platte Bulletin