Notes and quotes from Tom Herman as Texas football prepares for Oklahoma

07 Oct By
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When Texas and Oklahoma meet Saturday in Dallas, wide receiver John Burt (1) will be facing the Sooners for the sixth time in his college career (photo by Jose Mendez / Horns Illustrated).

Compiled by Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — Here are some Texas football notes and some quotes from coach Tom Herman’s Monday press availability as the 11th-ranked Longhorns prepare to face No. 6 Oklahoma Saturday in the Cotton Bowl in Dallas:

• Texas is 62-47-5 all-time against the Sooners in the AT&T Red River Showdown. Herman is 2-2 all-time against OU as a head coach, picking up victories in 2016 while at Houston and in last year’s AT&T Red River Showdown in Dallas.

• Herman provided a mostly positive injury update, saying

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 .