How did Texas upset Oklahoma?

Since taking over at Texas two seasons ago, Charlie Strong has been searching for a foundational win to reinvigorate his program. Saturday in Dallas, he got it. As 17 1/2-point underdogs, the Longhorns shocked No. 10 Oklahoma 24-17 in the Cotton Bowl. Instant Analysis


Charlie Strong dons the Golden Hat

Texas claimed the Red River Rivalry today and that means the Golden Hat is back in Austin.

Longhorns' defense proved victorious against archrival (1:24)

Strong: 'We have a good football team'

Texas coach Charlie Strong after his team's upset win: "I've been saying it and I truly believe it: We have a good football team."

Texas celebrates Red River Rivalry victory (1:20)
Charlie Strong celebrates victory (0:20)

Texas celebrates in epic fashion

A jubilant Texas squad made it evident just how important its upset of previously-undefeated Oklahoma was.

Charlie Strong: 'We truly have a good football team' (0:52)

Texas completes huge upset of Oklahoma

The Longhorns downed visiting Oklahoma, 24-17. Since 1989, Texas is now 6-2 when unranked and facing a ranked Oklahoma squad. At 2-4, Texas is the worst team to defeat an AP Top-10 Oklahoma squad. Box score


Heard run clinches Texas' upset win

QB Jerrod Heard raced for 14 yards on 3rd and 10 late in the fourth quarter to keep the ball in the Longhorns' possession. Texas upset No. 10 Oklahoma 24-17.


Oklahoma gets within a TD

The Sooners followed a Texas TD drive with one of their own to cut into the Longhorns' 24-17 lead on ABC. Samaje Perine scored from a yard out for undefeated Oklahoma.

Baylor blowouts nothing new

Baylor has scored 60 points eight times since the start of last season, including four times this season. No other FBS school has more than three 60-point games since the start of last season. The Bears are currently leading 66-7 over Kansas. Follow live


Pats are heavy favorites in Dallas

The Patriots are 3-0, coming off a bye and will face Brandon Weeden this week. ESPN's Football Power Index thinks that's a recipe for a comfortable New England victory.

Adrian Beltre excused from team practice

The Rangers 3B was excused today so he could rest his lower back strain. Beltre exited Game 1 of the ALDS early and didn't play in Game 2. He'll be evaluated before Game 3 vs. the Jays on Sunday night.


Stoops: 'We've got to get guys open'

Sooners head coach Bob Stoops said the offense and the defense have to improve. Said Stoops: "The QB run game was a big issue early. We got it corrected to a point. We’ve got to keep doing it." Oklahoma trails Texas 14-3.

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Rangers' pen keeps getting it done

Although Toronto was one of the best teams against opposing relievers during the regular season, Texas' bullpen has been lights out in the ALDS.

Bob Stoops halftime interview (0:24)