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Two powerful teams face off in Norman

Originally Published: October 31, 2002
By Jim Donnan | Special to ESPN.com

In looking at the history of the Colorado-Oklahoma series, it is hard to believe that the Sooners last beat the Buffaloes in 1988 in Boulder.

I remember that 17-14 victory on ESPN vividly as I was the OU offensive coordinator under Barry Switzer at the time, and current Buffs coach Gary Barnett was on Bill McCartney's offensive staff at CU.

Prior to the game, everyone in our locker room was tight. Then Switzer, always a great motivator, came up with one of his best lines ever.

"Men," ...

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