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Texas-OU II: Big 12 Championship Preview

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By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas – No. 14 Texas heads to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex on Saturday to battle No. 5 Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship. The dustup will be contested at sold-out AT&T Stadium with kickoff at 11 a.m. Texas time.

Here’s what we will be looking for when the Longhorns and Sooners battle for the second time this season — with a Big 12 title and a bigger bowl berth beyond that on the line — which is the first time that’s occurred since 1903.

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 .