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Red River letdown: No. 6 Oklahoma outlasts 11th-ranked Texas, 34-27

Quarterback-turned-running back Roschon Johnson led the Texas offense Saturday (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

DALLAS, Texas — Everyone knows the Texas-Oklahoma game is just one of 12 on both teams’ regular-season schedule each year. Winning or losing wasn't always the be-all, end-all for either team’s ultimate success.

But the 11th-ranked Longhorns would be lying if they said they left the Cotton Bowl

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 .