Longhorns, Sooners prepare for border war

Jordan Shipley took the kickoff, started up the middle of the field and broke right to find open space.
Behind the Texas receiver, 45,000 fans in burnt orange rose to
their feet in unison and the roar from the crowd seemed to push him
forward. Ahead of him, about 45,000 screaming Oklahoma fans gasped
and went quiet by the time he reached the end zone.
The touchdown return jump-started a big Texas rally as the
Longhorns rolled to a 45-35 victory over their border rivals last
season. It also started Shipley on a play-making streak that's
still running strong going into Saturday's Longhorns-Sooners
rematch at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
The sixth-year senior has excelled at catching passes, returning
kicks and coming up with game-changing plays at the most crucial
time for No. 3 Texas (5-0, 2-0 Big 12).
The No. 20 Sooners (3-2, 1-0) have seen just about enough of
Shipley's Superman routine. But opponents haven't found a way to
stop him yet this season.
His 47 catches put him on pace to smash the school single-season
record of 100 set by Kwame Cavil in 1999. He's also returned two
punts for touchdowns.


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  • by txfan Location: TEXAS on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:57 PM
    "texas sucks" Before you start calling people ignorant, think about what you just said..."OU gets the better prospects out of Texas because OU is a better program with a much better coach" Now, it's apparent to me who the "ignorant" one is.....enough said!
  • by texas sucks Location: Oklahoma on Oct 21, 2009 at 08:16 PM
    "txfan"- Well why do you think ou does so much recruiting in texas?? lets think about it. Maybe its because oklahomas population is about 1/7 of texas. which means less schools/players to choose from. Its like comparing a 5A school to a 2A or an 1A school, of course theres gonna be more talent BECAUSE THERE IS MORE TO CHOOSE FROM!!! I hate arguing with ignorant people because no matter how clear I explain it you just don't get it. And ou gets the better prospects out of texas because ou is a better program with a much better coach.
  • by txfan Location: TEXAS on Oct 21, 2009 at 12:57 PM
    "texas sucks" - Apparently, you dumb okies need to figure out what you are talking about before YOU criticize. My comment clearly states that "very few Okies can start for you guys because they SUCK" I commented on the OKIE players, NOT the Texans on the team!!
  • by texas sucks Location: oklahoma on Oct 19, 2009 at 07:13 PM
    First of all when you call okies hillbillies, you have to remember a few things. 1)hillbilly refers to people from the mountains or "hills," redneck works much better but you better include about 50% of the white population in texas too. Also you really think there is that much difference in the people from texas than ok? except okies are better drivers? And why do texans always bring up the roster for OU bein full of texans and then say that OU sucks?? Wouldn't that mean that those texans that play for OU sucks?? You dumb texans need to figure out what you are talking about before you criticize.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 19, 2009 at 01:02 PM
    hey hillbillies, how did you like that drive home, wasnt it a lllooonnngggg one. the horns hooked'em some sooners
  • by TEXAS Location: LONGHORN on Oct 17, 2009 at 04:15 PM
    Look who's crying and whining now!!! Long drive home to Oklahoma!! You know what keeps Texas from sliding into the Gulf Of Mexico??? OKLAHOMA SUX!
  • by Proud Texan Location: Sherman on Oct 17, 2009 at 02:24 PM
    Haha! That's ballgame! Texas wins again. Get ready for the massive amounts of jorts wearers to be hightailing back across the river after another loss. Good lord, uo may not even be bowl eligible this year.
  • by txfan on Oct 16, 2009 at 06:17 PM
    "Just the facts" - Look at the quality of players that go over there, very few Okies can start for you guys because they SUCK. How many Texans are you going to have on your roster this year? If I recall, your recruiting class for 2010 only has 3 Okies, tells me what kind of ball your guys are playing there, also look at the dumps, that your kids call their home turf, play on.
  • by Laughing at texas crybabies! Location: Pointing and laughing. on Oct 16, 2009 at 03:40 PM
    Wasn't Griffin there in 2000? What was that score? Oh yeah..... Oklahoma - 63.....texas - 14. LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!LOL!!!ROFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!! How can anyone LOSE soooo bad???? Hope them Sooners put that old guy out early. maybe he can get another year. LOL!
  • by Boomer Location: Sooner on Oct 16, 2009 at 02:24 PM
    We didn't have Griffin for eight years it just seemed like it because he scored so many TD's on Texas how's SIX in one game sound, HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!
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