Texas coach has been so good for so long that he could withstand lopsided losses to the Sooners, but patience has run out.
The Red River Rivalry will be played for the 106th time on Saturday. For Texas and Oklahoma, it's an enduring marriage.
While the power shifted to the South in the 2000s, a program from the West emerged as the best of the decade.
To the three R's most important in Texas and Oklahoma -- Red River Rivalry -- add a fourth. Both teams are looking for revenge.
Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy and Tim Tebow would tell you they are lucky to have college football. It turns out the reverse is true, too.
Heated rivalries -- and a new tiebreaker rule -- give Bud Wilkinson Conference an immediate buzz.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle at the halfway point in the season, Penn State, Texas and Alabama are lined up in the I-Formation and ready to receive some midseason awards.
Texas' formula started with some Colt McCoy. The Horns added a big dose of Jordan Shipley. That mixture proved explosive enough to spark No. 5 Texas past No. 1 Oklahoma in a thriller.
Oklahoma and Texas don't need top-five rankings to grab the nation's attention. The rivalry between the Sooners and the Longhorns has too much else going for it, writes Ivan Maisel.
Texas QB Colt McCoy has evolved into the kind of player and leader that his teammates respect and believe in. Now, if they would only remember his name.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 7, the Oklahoma linebackers, Texas offense and Red River Rivalry are lined up in the I-Formation.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 6, the Big 12 race, Nutty development at Ole Miss and Penn State's personality are lined up in the I-Formation.
The proven returning talent projects 2008 to be The Year of the Quarterback in the Big 12, but all of the signal-callers enter the season with something to prove.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 4, Superdome spies, SEC collisions and USC RBs are lined up in the I-Formation.
Is there such a thing as a good bye-week coach? Are the coaching floodgates about to open? How dark are the clouds at Bama? Should Bobby Bowden retire? Ivan Maisel has all the answers.
Texas' win over Oklahoma was sweet revenge for five straight losses, but the Horns still have plenty of work to do.