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  1. Lone Star Showdown forced to return?

    David Ubben

    Last season was the first in almost a century that rivals Texas and Texas A&M didn't meet on the football field. If you said Thanksgiving night didn't quite seem the same without it, I'd be inclined to agree. So too, would state representative...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  2. Hope for the Lone Star Showdown?

    David Ubben

    There's plenty of fault to go around for the end of the Lone Star Showdown. That's a debate for another day. For now, though, the guard at Texas A&M is changing, and the battle lines have been drawn, so to speak. New Aggies athletic directo...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  3. Legends on the Lone Star Showdown

    A look back at some of the Lone Star Showdown's greatest moments as Vince Young, Colt McCoy, and Ricky Williams remember the rivalry....

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  4. Did you know: Lone Star Showdown edition

    David Ubben

    Texas and Texas A&M are jumping the gun as usual and kicking off on Thursday night. We'll get a head start, too, and add a few fun facts courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information and various sports information departments around the Big 12. Th...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  5. Lunch links: Rivalry week heats up

    David Ubben

    Last night, on the BCS Countdown show, the SEC stole everyone's collective lunch box. Want to go to Thursday's Lone Star Showdown? I hope you're prepared to pony up. Which side needs it more, though? Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesm...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  6. UT-A&M rivalry: Playing the blame game

    David Ubben

    Trying to hand out blame for the Big 12's diminishment over the last 16 months is a bit too convoluted. By now, just about everyone involved has had a hand in it. But the possible end of the Lone Star Showdown, at least in football? That's a bi...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  7. Lunch links: Big 12 Bieber Fever rages on

    David Ubben

    Texas and Texas A&M fans: There's still time to be heard. Send your thoughts on keeping the Lone Star Showdown on Thanksgiving, but putting Texas-Baylor on Dec. 3 to my mailbag and we'll look at the issue later. Oklahoma is focused on replaci...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  8. Big 12 moves two games to December

    David Ubben

    Texas and Texas A&M announced on Friday afternoon that they'll continue to play the Lone Star Showdown on Thanksgiving night, ending talk of a move to the now-vacated weekend usually reserved for the Big 12 championship. Texas, however, will n...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  9. List Of Eight: College Football Rivalry Or Famous Battle

    Getty Images "We need to get a cool name for this rivalry, ASAP!" That's right college football fans, bowl season is just around the corner! But before we go bowling, there are a few rivalry games still on tap. Isn't that right, Oregon and Orego...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  10. Lone Star Showdown not short on stakes

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M knows how Texas feels. They've been there. It's been a full decade since the Longhorns ended a season without a double-digit number in its win column. Texas A&M? They haven't seen a 10-win season since 1998. Which, of course, ...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  11. A&M: 'Good-bye to Texas University'?

    Jeff Caplan

    If Texas A&M's flirtation with the SEC becomes a full-blown love affair, the Aggie War Hymn will have to be taken quite literally. Penned by James Vernon "Pinky" Wilson during a lull in World War I, the Aggies' "fight song" lyrics are dripping wit...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  12. Mailbag: A sad e-mail, Lone Star Showdown and more on DQs

    David Ubben

    Jackie Simmons in Raleigh, N.C., writes: I hoping you can help me with some answers. My son Brian Simmons played for OU last season as a OG beside Trent Williams and in front of Sam Bradford. He was not invited to the combine but scored top numbers ...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  13. Big 12 rivalry games: The Bedlam Game, the Lone Star Showdown, th...

    Tim Griffin

    The Bedlam Game. The Lone Star Showdown. The Border War. Colorado-Nebraska. Those are the Big 12's big rivalry games, and they're all taking place this week, writes Tim Griffin.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2008
  14. Cowboys mount up, tame Texans in Lone Star showdown

    While rookies DeMarcus Ware and Kevin Burnett are doing their part to shake up the Cowboys' front seven on defense, holdovers Roy Williams and Terence Newman are doing quite a job taking the care of the back end.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 27, 2005
  15. No. 22 Texas A&M (7-3) at No. 5 Texas (9-1) 3:30 pm EST

    No. 22 Texas A&M (7-3) at No. 5 Texas (9-1) 3:30 pm EST

    Preview | November 23, 2004
  16. Texas-OU rivalry gets new name

    Jake Trotter

    In the Lone Star State, it's called the Texas-OU game. North of the Red River, it's referred to as OU-Texas. But as of Friday, the annual football game pitting the Sooners and Longhorns has a new official title: The AT&T Red River Showdown. ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014