In per week stuffed with unimaginable matchups, none can seize the eye of faculty soccer followers fairly just like the Pink River Showdown between No. 21 Texas and No. 6 Oklahoma.
This sport has as many storylines because the State Truthful of Texas has meals distributors. Not least of these is that the loser of Saturday’s sport could possibly be on the surface trying in on the School Soccer Playoff. Texas (4-1) would have its second lack of the season, a seemingly insurmountable impediment for a number of otherwise-qualified groups to beat by the playoff period. The identical could possibly be stated of Oklahoma which, regardless of its good 5-0 document, has not seemed like a top-five group all season.
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It additionally marks the primary time first-year Texas coach Steve Sarkisian will tackle Oklahoma. If he manages a Pink River win in his 12 months there, he would develop into the primary coach to realize the feat for the Longhorns since Mack Brown led Texas to a 34-3 win over the Sooners in 1998. (Lincoln Riley did the identical in his 2017 debut, beating first-year coach Tom Herman). Sarkisian’s group has seemed removed from unbeatable, however neither has Oklahoma. And loopy issues are likely to occur in rivalry video games.
Additionally, count on loads of speak about these groups’ defection from the Massive 12 to the SEC. They’re formally tabbed to affix their new convention in 2025, however it’s doable their emigration could possibly be expedited as quickly because the 2022 season. Might this be the final Massive 12-themed Pink River Showdown in historical past?
Sporting Information is monitoring scoring updates and highlights between No. 6 Oklahoma and No. 21 Texas. Observe alongside reside for all it’s worthwhile to know on the Pink River Showdown:
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Second quarter: Texas 28 Oklahoma 17
1:30 p.m.: Extra Brooks, and it nets Oklahoma a primary down on the third-and-1 try. Sooners nonetheless driving at their 42.
1:27 p.m.: Brooks getting some large chunk performs early: He has a 17-yard achieve on first-and-10, then a 9-yard achieve. Oklahoma’s already on the 40.
1:26 p.m.: Oklahoma will take over at its 14.
1:25 p.m.: Texas retains making an attempt to arrange slow-developing performs and Oklahoma retains teeing off on Thompson. They blitz on two consecutive performs to deliver up fourth down. Texas will punt from close to midfield.
1:24 p.m.: Thompson hits Whittington on the slant for a 16-yard sport. Seemingly no challenge together with his throwing hand.
1:19 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, OKLAHOMA. Gabe Brkic’s 39-yard try sneaks in by the proper upright to make it 28-17 Texas with 12 minutes within the second. Sooners are chipping away.
1:19 p.m.: Rattler’s go is tipped and practically picked off by Foster. He had Mims early however did not pull the set off. That brings out the sector objective unit.
1:17 p.m.: Oklahoma resorting to some trickery to open this drive; a double-backward leaves Jeremiah Corridor large open down the sideline for a 48-yard achieve. Oklahoma’s shifting now on the Texas 32.
1:17 p.m.: Uh-oh. Thompson’s holding his thumb after hitting his hand. Backup Hudson Card has his helmet on the sidelines.
1:13 p.m.: Stress from Nik Bonitto is an excessive amount of, too quick to arrange the go to Robinson. Texas punts, giving Oklahoma the ball at its 26.
1:12 p.m.: Perrion Winfrey will get a 3-yard sack on Thompson, citing third-and-10 for Texas.
1:07 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, OKLAHOMA. Situational quarterback Caleb Williams bursts by the road and there is no one left to cease him from taking it the gap. He broke a sort out behind the road of scrimmage and takes it 66 yards for the rating. It is 28-14 Texas with 14:45 left within the second quarter.
1:06 p.m.: Timeout, Texas (15:00).
1:05 p.m.: Oklahoma going for it.
First quarter: Texas 28 Oklahoma 7
1:02 p.m.: Eric Grey will get roughly 9 yards however is noticed simply in need of the road to realize. That’ll do it for the primary quarter, giving Riley loads of time to consider whether or not he needs to go for this.
12:59 p.m.: Again to the grind for Rattler and Co. Oklahoma desperately wants a rating right here.
12:58 p.m.: Thompson is now 6 of 8 for 176 yards and three touchdowns on the day. Moore has three of these receptions for 67 yards and two scores.
12:56 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, TEXAS. Thompson connects with Moore as soon as once more, this time for 48 yards and a rating. It is 28-7 Texas with 1:02 left within the first quarter and we are actually in blowout territory.
12:55 p.m.: Texas will get a primary down on third-and-1 with a sweep from receiver Jordan Whittington, who takes it 8 yards.
12:53 p.m.: Wow, that is a (wind-aided) 85-yard punt by Turk. That provides Texas the ball at its 20.
12:52 p.m.: Texas is flying to the ball and making life very uncomfortable for Rattler. Alfred Collins works off the sting and will get a protection sack on Rattler to make it third-and-20. The Sooners will punt from their 15.
12:46 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, TEXAS. Thompson has his second landing go of the day, a 10-yard landing to a wide-open Joshua Moore. That makes it 21-7 Texas with 4:39 left within the first quarter.
12:45 p.m.: Massive run there for Robinson, who takes it 15 yards all the way down to the ten. It is first-and-goal Texas.
12:44 p.m.: Thompson seems for the lengthy ball however settles for an intermediate achieve from Xavier Worthy with stress in his face. That is a 26-yard achieve all the way down to the Oklahoam 25.
12:43 p.m.: INTERCEPTION, TEXAS. Rattler throws it straight to B.J. Foster; should have been miscommunication between Rattler, who’s clearly pissed off, and tight finish Austin Stogner. The Longhorns take over at their 49.
12:42 p.m.: Sooners have it at their 33.
12:40 p.m.: Plenty of stuff taking place on that punt return. Texas’ Josh Thompson ran over Oklahoma’s Drake Stoops, knocking him into Mims, the returner. The ball hit Thompson’s shoulder on the 33, however it’s recovered by Texas on the 16. Since no Sooner touched the ball on the return, officers ought to spot the ball the place it first touched Texas.
12:39 p.m.: Thompson dances within the backfield however is ultimately introduced down for a lack of 4 yards.
12:34 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, OKLAHOMA. Rattler will get Oklahoma on the board with a 2-yard rush off the run-pass possibility. The defender elects to cowl the receiver, permitting him to dive in for the rating. It is 14-7 Texas with 9:14 within the first quarter.
12:30 p.m.: It would not matter. Brooks will get sufficient for the primary down, and Oklahoma has first-and-goal from the two. Although it does look as if the play is beneath overview.
12:29 p.m.: It is third-and-3 from the 5-yard line for Oklahoma. Two-down territory?
12:28 p.m: Marvin Mims catches a 13-yard go to present Oklahoma first-and-10 from the 12-yard line.
12:26 p.m.: Kennedy Brooks wants six Longhorns defenders to deliver him down on the 16-yard run. Sooners are shifting now on the Texas 30.
12:25 p.m.: Appears just like the officers had been solely reviewing whether or not Woods caught the go, not whether or not he stepped out of bounds. That ends in a 29-yard completion on third-and-10, giving the Sooners first-and-10 on the Texas 46.
12:23 p.m.: Oklahoma lastly will get a constructive play down the sideline, however receiver Michael Woods III could have run out of bounds earlier than catching the go. The play is beneath overview and if it is overturned it will be a three-and-out.
12:14 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, TEXAS. Bijan Robinson runs it in from 2 yards out to present Texas a 14-0 lead with 13:07 left within the first.
12:12 p.m.: BLOCKED PUNT, TEXAS. Issues go from unhealthy to worse for Oklahoma after Michael Turk’s punt was blocked by Overshown. The Longhorns get better on the 3-yard line, setting them up for one more big landing early within the first.
12:10 p.m.: Oof, nothing doing for Oklahoma on its first drive — Spencer Rattler was sacked by Texas linebacker DeMarvion Overshown on third-and-7, citing fourth-and-16. Sooners will punt.
12:08 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, TEXAS. Properly, that took no time in any respect. Casey Thompson accomplished a brief go to Xavier Worthy, who did the remainder for a 75-yard rating. That makes it 7-0 Texas with 14:46 left within the first quarter.
Texas vs. Oklahoma begin time
- Date: Saturday, Oct. 9
- Kickoff: Midday ET
Texas vs. Oklahoma will kick off at midday ET from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
How one can watch Texas vs. Oklahoma
- TV channel:ABC
- Dwell stream: ESPN app, fuboTV
This Pink River Showdown will air nationally on ABC.
Texas schedule 2021
|at No. 23 Louisiana||Sept. 4||Texas 38, Louisiana 18|
|at Arkansas||Sept. 11||Arkansas 40, Texas 21|
|vs. Rice||Sept. 18||Texas 58, Rice 0|
|vs. Texas Tech||Sept. 25||Texas 70, Texas Tech 35|
|at TCU||Oct. 2||Texas 32, TCU 27|
|vs. No. 6 Oklahoma (Dallas)||Oct. 9||TBD|
|vs. No. 12 Oklahoma State||Oct. 16||TBD|
|at Baylor||Oct. 30||N/A|
|at Iowa State||Nov. 6||TBD|
|vs. Kansas||Nov. 13||TBD|
|at West Virginia||Nov. 20||TBD|
|vs. Kansas State||Nov. 27||TBD|
Oklahoma schedule 2021
|at Tulane (Norman, Okla.)||Sept. 4||Oklahoma 40, Tulane 35|
|vs. Western Carolina||Sept. 11||Oklahoma 76, Western Carolina 0|
|vs. Nebraska||Sept. 18||Oklahoma 23, Nebraska 17|
|vs. West Virginia||Sept. 25||Oklahoma 16, West Virginia 13|
|at Kansas State||Oct. 2||Oklahoma 37, Kansas State 31|
|vs. No. 21 Texas (Dallas)||Oct. 9||TBD|
|vs. TCU||Oct. 16||TBD|
|at Kansas||Oct. 23||TBD|
|vs. Texas Tech||Oct. 30||TBD|
|at Baylor||Nov. 13||TBD|
|vs. Iowa State||Nov. 20||TBD|
|at No. 12 Oklahoma State||Nov. 27||TBD|