Texas vs. Oklahoma: Preview, Prediction, TV Channel, Game Time, Announcers

first_imgTexas Longhorns cheerleaders holding flags.AUSTIN, TX – NOVEMBER 4: Flags for the Texas Longhorns are marched on the field before the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys on November 4, 2006 at Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)This Saturday, the No. 19 Texas Longhorns will take on the No. 7 Oklahoma Sooners, as the Red River Rivalry will provide one of the most intriguing matchups of the weekend. With both teams ranked in the AP Top 25, the outcome will have major implications on the Big 12.Preview: Texas enters this game as one of the hottest teams in the nation, winning four consecutive matchups. Despite struggling on offense last weekend, the Longhorns were able to defeat Kansas State in a slugfest.For Oklahoma, Lincoln Riley’s team sent a clear message to the rest of the conference, dropping 66 points on Baylor. In one of his best games of the season, Kyler Murray had over 400 passing yards and seven total touchdowns.?Recent #RRR history:Since 2000, when both are ranked, the #Sooners lead the series vs the #Longhorns at 9-3 pic.twitter.com/ftacokILRE— ???Big XII Country? ? ? (@bigxiicountry) October 1, 2018Date: Saturday, October 6Channel: FOXLocation: Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, TexasAnnouncers: Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt, Jenny TaftPrediction: The Longhorns are playing excellent football of late, but they haven’t faced a quarterback as talented as Kyler Murray. While Texas will certainly keep this game interesting, the duo of Marquise Brown and CeeDee Lamb could cause major problems for its secondary.We think Oklahoma’s firepower will be too much for Texas to handle. Sooners win by a touchdown.last_img