01 Dec


Mistakes doom No. 14 Texas in loss to No. 5 Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship

Texas took Oklahoma almost down to the wire but the Longhorns' mistakes were too costly in a loss to the Sooners (photo by Don Bender/Horns Illustrated).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas — There’s not much to differentiate the level of talent between No. 5 Oklahoma and No. 14 Texas, so the last thing the Longhorns could afford to do was lose sight of the details in the Big 12 Championship game.

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .