Wednesday October 8th, 2014

Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Longhorns

The 4-1 Oklahoma Sooners will take on the 2-3 Texas Longhorns on Saturday in this year's edition of the Red River Showdown, one of college football's most storied rivalries, at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Oklahoma is coming off a road loss to TCU last week, their first of the season. The Longhorns lost to No. 4 Baylor, 28-7, at home. This is the 109th edition of the series, which has been played in Dallas since 1912 and at the Cotton Bowl since 1929. 

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to watch

Details for Saturday's game are below: 

Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET

Live Stream: The game can be streamed live here

TV Coverage: ABC

Radio: For Oklahoma affiliates, click here. For Texas affiliates, click here

Season Recap


Oct. 4: TCU 37, Oklahoma 33

Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight threw two interceptions in the fourth quarter, and TCU hung on to win. Knight's second interception was returned 41 yards for a touchdown, giving the Horned Frogs a 37-31 lead. Oklahoma blocked the ensuing PAT attempt and returned it for a safety. Oklahoma's defense yielded 469 yards. 

Sept. 20: Oklahoma 45, West Virginia 33

The Sooners took the lead with 12:22 remaining in the third quarter when Samaje Perine scored on a 9-yard run to break a 24-24 tie and never surrendered it. Oklahoma ran for 301 yards; the Sooners have won 36 straight games in which they've rushed for at least 200 yards. Alex Ross' 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown gave the Sooners two 100-yard plays in the same season for the first time in program history.

Sept. 13: Oklahoma 34, Tennessee 10

Oklahoma had five sacks in the game after posting four in the first two games. For the first time since 2009, the Sooners held their first three opponents to 17 points or less.

Sept. 6: Oklahoma 52, Tulsa 7

The Sooners' 52 points were their most since scoring 63 against Texas in 2012. Oklahoma improved to 20-1 in its last 21 games against unranked opponents. The Sooners are 13-3 in road openers under coach Bob Stoops.

Aug. 30: Oklahoma 48, Louisiana Tech 16

The Sooners are now 49-9-5 all-time in home openers. Oklahoma scored 21 points in the first quarter, the first time it has scored that many in an opening period since 2010 at BaylorRunning backs Keith Ford and Alex Ross each ran for two touchdowns, the first time the Sooners have had two runners score at least two touchdowns since 2012 against Florida A&M. 


Oct. 4: Baylor 28, Texas 7

Texas' rushing defense allowed Baylor running back Shock Linwood to rush for 148 yards and a touchdown. Sophomore Tyrone Swoopes completed 16 of 34 passes for 144 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions. The Longhorns' lone score came with 2:42 left in the game, a two-yard touchdown run from Johnathan Gray

Sept. 27: Texas 23, Kansas 0

Tyrone Swoopes threw for 218 yards and two touchdowns and added another score on the ground. John Harris led the Longhorns in receiving with 6 catches for 89 yards and a touchdown. The Texas defense forced four turnovers in the shutout effort.

Sept. 13: UCLA 20, Texas 17

The door opened for Texas to pull off the upset when UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley went down with an arm injury in the first quarter, but the Bruins were able to hang on after getting the lead in the final five minutes of the game. Tyrone Swoopes threw for 196 yards and two touchdowns, but the Longhorns defense allowed the Bruins to rush for 249 yards.

Sept. 6: BYU 41, Texas 7

David Ash missed the game with a concussion and ultimately decided to end his career. Tyrone Swoopes started in his place and threw for 176 yards, one touchdown and an interception. Texas turned the ball over four times and allowed 429 yards in the blowout loss. 

Aug. 30: Texas 38, North Texas 7

Texas forced four turnovers and outgained North Texas 353-94 in Charlie Strong's Longhorn coaching debut. David Ash threw for 190 yards and a touchdown, with John Harris catching 7 balls for 110 yards and the score. Ash added a touchdown on the ground.

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