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Red River Rivalry memory: 1994

Updated: October 16, 2009, 5:55 PM ET
By Richard Durrett

Texas quarterback James Brown will never forget what happened right after the pregame prayer in the Longhorns locker room before the Red River Rivalry in 1994.

As players lifted their heads and got ready to head onto the field, Texas coach John Mackovic surprised them with the news that Brown would be starting at quarterback in place of the injured Shea Morenz against the Sooners that day.

It was a shock to Brown, too.

"I didn't have time to get nervous or thinks about it ...

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