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

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 .