Inside the Gameplan: Red River Introspective

Daniel Young (Will Gallagher/IT)
Daniel Young (Will Gallagher/IT)

The 2018 Red River Shootout was a culmination of themes that have been bubbling under the surface for both teams since last season. Texas embraced tempo and attacked the Sooner secondary early while mixing in Sam Ehlinger and Keaontay Ingram runs later. The tight zone play proved very difficult for the Sooners to defend, as was QB stretch in short-yardage situations, and overall Ehlinger demonstrated a well rounded skill set that proved impossible for the Sooners to counter.

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