Inside the Gameplan: 2008 Red River Shootout

The 2008 Red River Shootout was the second of three consecutive I attended. It was easily the most exciting and rewarding live game I’ve attended in any sport. Because of the scarring that had resulted from five consecutive defeats to Bob Stoops’ Sooners, there wasn’t a ton of confidence going into any of these games even though Texas ended up finishing 3-1 against OU during the Colt McCoy era.

Inside the Gameplan: The 2017 Red River Shootout

This is the big one, the biggest game on the schedule almost every single season for the simple reason that Oklahoma is the only other program in the Big 12 with Texas’ resources. Since A&M, Colorado, Nebraska, and Missouri left the league you’d have figured that this game would only grow in importance but...Texas hasn’t made the most of their new place in a weakened league.

Texas releases football schedule for 2017

The Big 12 Conference office announced the 2017 league football schedule on Tuesday afternoon. The conference slate will begin on the road for the second straight year, as they Longhorns will travel to Ames, Iowa for a matchup with the Cyclones of Iowa State on Sept. 30. UT defeated Iowa State 27-6 at home in 2016. The home portion of the conference schedule begins the following week when Texas welcomes Kansas State to Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium on Oct. 7.