Nickel Package: Oklahoma State-Texas
Texas looks to rebound, but it won't be easy with Oklahoma State visiting
AUSTIN, Texas -- Thing aren't going to come easy to Texas and its young team.
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• Texas is 13-0 in the game following the Red River Rivalry under Mack Brown. That includes a win last season at 5th-ranked Nebraska.
• Six previous times, Oklahoma State has played Texas when it was unbeaten. In all six of those games, the Longhorns handed the Cowboys their first loss -- a trend that dates back to 1916.
• Three of the biggest deficits Texas has ever overcome in its history have come against Oklahoma State. The largest came in 2004, when the Longhorns trailed by 28 in the 2nd quarter, only to win 56-35..
• Oklahoma State has never beat Texas in two consecutive seasons.
• Just 6 of the 25 meetings between the Longhorns and Cowboys have been decided by 7 points or less. However, two of those have come in the last four years.
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