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Texas-Oklahoma matchup offers intensity few rivalries can match

Texas center Zach Shackelford offered a one-word summation of the Longhorns' annual showdown against Oklahoma: "intense" (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Colby Gordon
Special Contributor

There are few rivalries in sports like the one that takes place Saturday when Texas clashes with Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas for the 115th time.

For Longhorn players, the Red River Rivalry is an experience that is something special and almost indescribable.

“It’s