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2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 63 Days!

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In 2012, the Oklahoma Sooners planted the flag at the center of the Cotton Bowl after a 63-21 thrashing of the Texas Longhorns in the annual Red River Rivalry. With the win, Bob Stoops moved to 10-6 overall against the folks from Austin. The number edged the coach over Barry Switzer and Bud Wilkinson who managed to down the Longhorns nine times each during their individual stints as Oklahoma's head coach.

Through 16 years under Stoops, the product on the field has produced four wins of 35 or more points over Texas. Previously the feat had been completed a mere four times in 1956, 1973, 1986, and 1987 in the rivalry's history. However, it's not just the offense proving their worth in the Red River Rivalry.

During the Stoops era at Oklahoma, the Sooners have scored seven defensive touchdowns in the heated rivalry. None may be more recognizable than the play deemed "Superman."